Fun educational sheets to help children learn about the five food groups. Eating a balanced diet means choosing a wide variety of foods and drinks from all the food groups.
If a large part of the class brought their own lunch you may want to add one of their food items to.
Food groups worksheets for grade 3 pdf. For older children you can also teach them about servings and how many portions per day they should be having. A completed food group is on page four for you or your child s ref erence. These food group printables have easy to learn basic nutrition facts based on usda guidelines and promote the importance of all five food groups.
The goal is to take in nutrients you need for health at the recommended levels. Ask the students what they had for hot lunch today. 6 vegetables good source of vitamins a and c folate iron and magnesium low in saturated and trans fat high in fiber choose a rainbow of colors especially dark green and deep orange one serving 1 2 cup cooked vegetables 1 cup of leafy salad greens small glass of 100 vegetable juice vegetables e g broccoli spinach and carrots provide vitamins a and c and.
S u p e r t e a c h e r w. C explanation of answers 1. It also means eating certain things in moderation namely saturated fat cholesterol refined sugar and salt.
For younger children show them first where each item goes. Then determine which food group it belongs to. Health and hygiene behaviors for your school child 3 x 40 minute lessons per grade for grades 1 to 7 both you and the school child are at a reduced risk for infectious communicable diseases.
Paste the food pictures into their appropriate category on the food pyramid on page 3. Spin the wheel to view each food. Spin the wheel to view each food.
Identify the origin of a food item. Where does food come from paper and pencil for students. Inadequate intake of nutritional foods may adversely affect the.
Learning sheets worksheets and fun activity pages promote healthy messages about a balanced meal made of foods from all five food groups. Worksheet 17 1 the five food groups circle 3 the five food groups vegetables help you to feel good grains give you energy to go fast meat chicken fish eggs legumes and nuts help you to grow strong dairy foods give you strong bones and teeth fruit helps you to feel good. Write the foods on the board.
Then determine which food group it belongs to.