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Cut holes in small boxes big enough for a hand to go through. Place different fruits or vegetables that would be challenging for your audience in your boxes. The students must reach in the box and guess what secret fruit or vegetable is inside just by feeling it. This...
 
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I had to quickly come up with an activity for 4 and 5 year old migrant school students. They were coming to tour the hospital and one of the teachers asked specifically for an activity with Dietary. Not only did I have limited Spanish, it also had been a...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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From Elovia Peddle - We just did a talk today for seniors that included a discussion on hypertension and sodium. The talk was created and presented by one of our second year diet tech students, Jennifer Bucell, from Cuyahoga Community College. The object of this game is to have a volunteer try to figure out ... Educator’s Idea File: Sodium Match
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2nd Grade Shopping Activity: Every year Othello Community Hospital is the host of 2nd Graders during National Hospital Week. They get to see things of interest in several departments throughout the hospital and end with Kay Hougan-Jones, CDM, CFPP, Director of Dietary.Here is her report: I ask them who is responsible for keeping them healthy. ... Educator’s Idea File: Shopping Activity for Kids
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Younger kids who are picky about eating fruits and vegetables may eat more if you give them funny names. This is what researchers from Cornell University found out in a study that was presented to the School Nutrition Association and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funny...