Happy, Healthy, Me... Moving, Munching & Reading Around MyPlate for 4 to 6-Year-Olds
Happy Healthy Me...Moving, Munching & Reading Around MyPlate for 4 to 6-Years Olds is a nutrition and literacy curriculum designed to provide young children with an introduction to nutrition. Children form lifetime dietary habits at a very young age. Early introduction of nutrition education can help them develop positive and healthful attitiudes about food, physical activity and overall health. This curriculum includes the Desired Results for Preschoolers.
•Children will expand the variety of foods they eat from all food groups.
•Encourage children to eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
•Encourage children to eat more low fat and low sugar foods.
•Encourage children to be more physically active.
Lessons and Books:
• Lesson 1. MyPlate
Beastly Feast by Bruce Goldstone
• Lesson 2. Vegetable Group
Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert
• Lesson 3. Fruit Group
Lunch! by Denise Fleming
• Lesson 4. Grain Group
Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris
• Lesson 5. Protein Group
Two Eggs, Please by Sarah Weeks and Betsy Lewin
• Lesson 6. Dairy Group
Kiss the Cow by Phyllis Root
• Lesson 7. Snacks
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
• Lesson 8. Kids on the Move
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
• Lesson 9. Wash Your Hands!
Wash Your Hands by Tony Ross