Nutrition
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NSWDET Curriculum Support for PDHPE provided these following 4 resources:

Healthy Kids website

This website provides background information on healthy eating and physical activity for children. There are links to teaching ideas, resources, planning tools and policies for  teachers and others promoting healthy living and active lifestyles in schools.

This website is an initiative of the Department of Education and Training, NSW Health, Department of Sport and Recreation and the Heart Foundation. To visit the Healthy Kids website go to www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au.

National Nude Food Day

National Nude Food Day is designed to encourage Australians to take notice of what is in their lunch box. Not only ensuring that the food is fresh and healthy, but also that it’s not full of unnecessary wrapping, contributing to an unhealthy environment.

Nutrition explorations

Material on this attractive site provides ideas for guiding students from Early Stage 1 to Stage 3 through a range of experiences with food to develop a broader palate and greater range of food acceptance.

Fresh for Kids

Within Fresh for Kids, an abundance of information (Availability, History, production, Nutrition etc) on sixty varieties of fruits and vegetables is a highlight of this site. Ease of navigation and readability, makes this site appropriate for all stages, particularly Stage 2 and up. Teachers can use the Fun cooking activities with their class, to support the enjoyment of eating fruit and vegetables. This fast loading, exceptionally well presented site is an ideal motivator for any class studying nutrition.

It's Up to You -Healthy Eating from BBC

Healthy Eating

This resource pack includes a series of interactive whiteboard screens providing pupils with basic nutritional information related to healthy eating. The screens require pupils to look carefully at the facts and discuss the information with their teacher and peers.

Healthy Eating Games

Children's Lunchbox Tips and advice about what makes a healthy lunchbox. 

Kid's Health This BBC site for kids health has information on nutrition and suggestions for packed lunches and snack ideas. 

Nutrition Explorations: Kids: Fun Links







 
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Stage 2 Nutrition Asessment Task

Challenges, Recipes and Activities are fun ways to find out about food. Involve your family and friends in these activities.

Lunch-o-matic an interactive game in which Brain is helping Mrs. McGrady serve lunch at the cafeteria. Players must help them complete a balanced meal using nutritional information. This game promotes interest and expands knowledge of nutrition, and was developed with a certified nutritionist.

Challenges from Fruit and Vege Week:

Stage 1                                        Stage 2                                            Stage 3


Healthy Me: This notebook covers the COGs unit: Healthy choices (D). The COGs connection focus is:  making informed and positive health choices by learning about nutrition, preventative health strategies and how the sun’s energy can affect us. This notebook can be found on: SMART Notebooks & digital tools supporting Information skills process & literacy K–6

How can we raise kids' awareness of the benefits of fresh food so they can make better choices?