The following lesson is a health lesson that can be done in the early primary grades. It consists of discussion of the food pyramid, and foods that belong in each category. This activity can help young students become more aware of making healthy choices at a young age. This includes a hands on activity which incorporates art!!
Students will become more familiar with food groups.
1) Discuss the Food Pyramid with your students by listing the food groups and letting them give some examples of foods that fit into each category.
2) Pass out worksheet and label the food pyramid together.
Allow students to draw and label pictures that belong in each of the food pyramid’s categories.