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Lesson 5

Foods that Help me Grow: Protein

Background

Protein foods are used help make muscles, tissues, and other important parts of the body. They are also a food that preschoolers can be hesitant to eat. Lesson 5 helps preschoolers learn the different types and sources of protein foods, understand how they help the body grow, and encourages eating protein everyday.

Learning Objectives

  1. Protein foods come from both plants and animals.
  2. Protein foods are needed to help me grow.
  3. We need to eat protein foods everyday.
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