Healthy eating

This section provides activity ideas and resources to introduce food and drinks, food choice, eating well and activity.

The key learning objectives are:

  • Food and water are a basic requirement for life;
  • People choose different types of food for different reasons;
  • A variety of food and drinks are needed for health, as depicted by the Eatwell Guide;
  • Being active is important for health.

This section builds on the learning from the 3-5 years area. For further rigour and challenge, go to the 7-11 years area.

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