Students work together to create healthy dinner menus
|Description:||Students hop, skip, or jump around a circle as they create healthy dinner menus.|
|Objective:||Students will identify all five food groupings and recognize the importance of eating a variety of healthy foods for dinner.|
|Materials:||One notecard and pencil for each student|
Children should be encouraged to consume a variety of nutrient-rich foods low in fat and added sugar. There are five food groupings:
"Slow" foods refer to foods high in fat and added sugar which can slow the body down.
Less Healthy ("Slow") Dinner Foods and Drinks:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.