The aim of this session is for children to:
You will need:
Listen and respond
Read The Eatwell Guide information before the session. This will provide important background information to support your teaching.
Display The Eatwell Guide poster (basic). Question the children:
Explain the picture is called the Eatwell Guide and it shows us what we need to eat and drink to be healthy. Question the children to help them engage with the Eatwell Guide.
Summarise that the Eatwell Guide shows us what we need to eat and drink to be healthy. It helps us to remember that we need different types of foods, and 6-8 drinks a day, to be healthy.
Have a go
Get the children to help you sort the Food images (from Food and drinks – choices session) into the correct food groups by tacking or placing them around The Eatwell Guide poster (basic).
Play The eatwell game with the children in groups of four. Each child will need a copy of the board. Only one copy of The eatwell game food cards will be require. Shuffle the cards and place them face down in the middle of the table. Instruct the children to take turns to take a card, if they are able to place it on their boards, they can keep it, if not, it must be returned to the bottom of the pile. The first child to fill their board wins the game and can help a friend until all the boards are filled.
A guide about The Eatwell Guide.
A poster of The Eatwell Guide.
A basic poster of The Eatwell Guide.
Small food cards to support the eatwell game.
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