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Resources for Teachers

Here are a few lessons and activities that promote Active Living and Healthy Eating in your classroom.  Feel free to get creative!

 

My Healthy School Healthy Lesson Plans - Pre-K to 5

http://www.myhealthyschool.com/teachers/lessonplans.php

 

Meet Your Vegetables (Vegetable Faces) - Pre-K to K

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/vegetable-faces-guiseppe-archimboldo-portrait-study

 

Meet Your Vegetables (In Your Garden Singalong) - Pre-K to K

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/my-garden-sing-along

 

Have a Heart - Pre-K to 2

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/have-heart

 

Serving up MyPlate - Grades 1 to 6

http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/servingupmyplate.htm

 

Raisins Rock - Grades 2 to 5

http://www.calraisins.org/professionals/nutrition-educator-teachers/super-kids-raisin-school-curriculum/

 

Crunch the Numbers (Do more math, eat more fruits and veggies) - Grades 3 to 4

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/unitplan.jsp?id=277

 

Train Like an Astronaut (Energy of an Astronaut) - Grades 3 to 5

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/trainlikeanastronaut/education/energyofanastronaut.html

 

Leafy Greens - Grades 3 to 5

http://www.leafy-greens.org/lessonplans.html

 

Train Like an Astronaut (Hydration Station) - Grades 4 to 8

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/trainlikeanastronaut/education/hydration-station.html

 

Lesson Plans for teaching the new USDA icon, MyPlate - Pre-K to High School

http://www.superhealthykids.com/recipes-blog/tools-for-teaching.php

 

Fast Food Junkie - Grades 6 to 12

http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/Lessons/451.htm

 

Good Snack, Smart Snack - Grades 6 to 12

http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/Lessons/196.htm


Do you know of additional health and nutrition resources for teachers? Drop us a line and we'll add them to the list!