Students use their math skills to learn about healthy snack choices
|Description:||Counting aloud, students move around in a circle, substituting multiples of "5" with healthy lunch foods.|
|Objective:||Students will identify the five food groupings and recognize the importance of eating a variety of foods for lunch.|
If you wish to challenge the class, randomly call out different food groupings and tell them to only name healthy foods within each grouping.
Children should be encouraged to eat foods from each of the five food groupings everyday. These groupings are:
Healthy ("Go") Lunch Foods from Each of the Five Food Groupings
Less Healthy ("Slow") Lunch Foods:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.