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Village Table Nutrition Curriculum

Lesson 1: What Does it Mean to be Healthy?

Lesson 1 of the Village Table nutrition curriculum introduces children to the concept of being healthy using terms and concepts they can relate to. These include behaviors that will help their bodies grow and become strong.

This package contains:

  • Recommended book and materials list
  • Lesson overview:
    • Background information for teachers
    • Lesson objectives
    • Circle time discussion points and questions
    • Follow-up lesson questions
  • Circle time cards – 5 discussion picture cards with real-life images that will help teachers discuss key lesson objectives with students
  • Activity song (lyrics are sung to a popular tune) – If You’re Healthy and You Know It
  • Activity 1: How big am I?
    • Individual Activity
    • Activity instruction and printables
  • Activity 2: The Very Hungry Preschooler
    • Individual Activity
    • Activity instructions, printables, food image sheets for activity
  • Activity 3: Give a Big Thumbs Up for Being Healthy
    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions, discussion picture cards
  • Activity 4: Bed Time Show and Tell
    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Movement Activity: jumping Shapes
    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Movement Activity: We Can Move Like the Animals Move
    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Family Take-Home Sheet

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