Healthy Eating

Teachers' Guide

This is the main guide for healthy eating for children aged 5-8 years.

Key Fact 1

Food is a basic requirement of life.

Key Fact 2

People choose different types of food.

Key Fact 3

We all need to eat a variety and balance of food to stay healthy, as depicted in the eatwell plate.

Bwyta’n Iach

Croeso i’r modiwl Bwyta’n Iach i blant rhwng 5 ac 8 oed.

Make a balanced plate!

Can you match the food to the groups?

Make a healthy lunchbox!

What will you have for lunch?

Unmuddle the meals

What will you eat today for breakfast, playtime, lunch and dinner? Find out how meals are made from ingredients from different food groups, and how you can eat a balanced diet.

Alisha and Ronnie

Can you help Alisha or Ronnie make smart choices for their meals throughout the day? You'll see how what they choose affects their eatwell plate.

Welcome to the Healthy eating module for children aged 5-8 years. This module supports primary school children learning about healthy eating, as depicted by the eatwell plate and is comprised of a comprehensive Teachers' Guide and three Key Facts;

Key Fact 1 - Food is a basic requirement for life;

Key fact 2 - People choose different types of food;

Key Fact 3 - We all need to eat a variety and balance of food to stay healthy, as depicted in the eatwell plate.

The Key Facts are the key messages and skills children need to know and ensure that children's learning is coherent and progressive. The Key Facts feature differentiated information for different aged children, including worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, food cards and photographs and interactive whiteboard activities.

 

Interactive activities

This module is supported by four exciting activities. These are:

Make a balanced plate (The eatwell plate and its food groups.)

Make a healthy lunchbox (Create a healthy lunchbox in line with The eatwell plate.)

Unmuddle the meals (Investiagte a range of meals and food groups from The eatwell plate.)

Alisha and Ronnie (Help Alisha or Ronnie make smart choices throughout the day, linked to The eatwell plate.)

 

This module is also available in Welsh.

Bwyta'n Iach - Croeso i'r modiwl Bwyta'n Iach i blant rhwng 5 ac 8 oed.

 

Last reviewed: 06/05/2011

Next review date: 01/09/2013