We don't speak enough about the importance of nutrition and healthy eating. But when our children eat better, they feel better. Their diets play a role in the social realm and the classroom. Here are some resources teaching and learning about nutrition:
- Multi-part Nutrition Lesson Plan: This lesson plan was created to teach about healthy nutrition in the classroom. It includes different methods of exercising and eating healthier for kids. This program is geared for children from 5th to 10th grade.
- Tips for Talking to Kids: Learn about different ways to approach nutrition, including exercising and eating healthy foods. These tips are presented in an organized and simple fashion for both teachers and parents to use.
- Children's Books About Nutrition: There have been many books written for children about nutrition, this is a list of a few, which teachers may want to read in the classroom for students.
- Team Nutrition: A collection of materials, games, programs and activity geared for children of all ages. The webpage is organized into age groups so age appropriate materials are not hard to find. This is an amazing resource to help start your nutrition program at school.