Help your Year F - 1 students learn to make healthy food choices, appreciate the importance of daily exercises and develop healthy habits they will maintain throughout their lives. Students will learn how to recognise healthy food, where it comes from and how it is made. Support student wellbeing with activities promoting fitness and safety practices such as "Move Like An Animal" and "Move Every Day". Encourage them to journal about nutrition, fitness and health to reinforce what they have learned. Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids, Years F - 1 has a student journal that can be downloaded at go.hbe.com.au. A Healthy Habits poster is also available to purchase.
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The book has been adapted to include the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education expectations for Years F - 1.
Five food groups are explored: fruits, vegetables, whole grains and cereals, protein and dairy.
Students learn about kilojoules, carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals and the roles nutrients play in overall health.
Classroom-appropriate exercises are suggestedThe Australian Curriculum supports a whole-child approach to education - one that ensures 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.