Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids Series
Help your middle years students learn to make healthy food choices, appreciate the importance of daily exercises and develop habits they will maintain throughout their lives.
Using the Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids series, students will learn about the health benefits of vegetables, what it means to be “gluten-free” and about serving sizes with activities such as "Vegetable Family Tree", "What Does Gluten-Free Mean?" and "What Counts as One Serving?". Activities like "Pathway to Health" and "Fitness Survey" will help students expand on their prior knowledge, while each book in the series will teach them more about nutrition, exercise and how to properly nurture their growing bodies.
Points of Interest:
- Each book in the series has been adapted to include the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education expectations.
- The five food group – fruits, vegetables, whole grains and cereals, protein and dairy – are explored in a variety of activities.
- Students will learn about kilojoules, carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals, and the roles nutrients play in overall health.
- Additional health concepts include food safety, germ prevention and dental care are also introduced.
The Australian Curriculum supports a whole-child approach to education - one that ensures that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged in their learning. This series also supports a whole-child approach to education and can be used to support such health and nutrition policies as the NSW Department of Education Nutrition in Schools Policy.
|Publish date||2017-11-13 00:00:00|