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Here are directions for a very clever contest that can be conducted in most cafeterias. Guess the Calories in the Cafeteria Contest – By Karen Buch RD, LDN: 1. Build 3 trays of completely different food and beverage selections. 2. Make one example with healthful choices, one example that...
 
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The Food and Drug Administration has a new educational program to help kids read the nutrition facts panel so they can be more involved in making better food choices. We thought this to be a very good basic plan for food label reading that can be used for kids...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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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. The correct answer, ... Elementary School Classroom Shopping Activity
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This MyPlate Relay will get students moving!! MyPlate Relay You need: • Lots of pictures of food. • Several MyPlate posters with the sections made into pockets. Directions: Divide group into teams of 4-6 children each. Put the myplate posterss on one side of the room. You can either divide the food pictures among the ... MyPlate Relay
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We played this with a class of 32 fifth graders. They used the cups and baggies to take home all the leftovers they had not eaten to show their parents! You need: • Whole and diced samples of 4-8 fruits or vegetables of about the same color, some familiar,...