'MyPyramid For Kids' lesson plan collection for grades 1 and 2 is produced by the authors of the cool color flashcards. This 16-page worksheet was developed by the US Department of Agriculture (Health and Nutrition division) to help you teach children in grades 1 and 2 about healthy eating habits. These lessons are designed to integrate nutrition with science, math, health, and language arts. Physical activity is also emphasized.
These lessons communicate nutrition concepts through age-appropriate, fun activities.
They contain handouts to be duplicated, may be taught with minimal preparation, include a link with the school lunch program, provide an activity to send home to parents. Your students will have fun as they learn to eat well and be physically active.
Lesson 1: MyPyramid for Kids Black-and-white handout
Lesson 2: Eat Smart with MyPyramid. Dear Parents. Grocery store treasure hunt.
Lesson 3: My Fruit and Vegetable Diary
The Food Pyramid: Nutrition Worksheets for Kids (Grades 1 and 2) are kindly provided by the US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, and are also available from their website for free download.
Detailed teacher's notes are provided for each lesson.