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March into Healthy Eating During National Nutrition Month
Activities · 03-06-2017
We all know that what we eat is vital to good health, but it’s often hard to convey that to children. We say, “eat your vegetables” and and they think, “stop nagging me.” Learning about nutritious fruits and vegetables can be fun when we get creative. Fruits and vegetables come in many colors including, red, blue/purple, yellow, green, and orange. Once children know a balanced diet includes foods from each of these colors, they start looking for vibrant colored food at the grocery...

Activities · 08-28-2013
This is the best time of year to support our local farmers' markets and enjoy locally grown food. The following activity, Name That Food, complements a visit to your favorite local market. The clues serve as springboards for vocabulary development and healthy eating for primary aged elementary children. After completing the activity, introduce your children to a few new foods at the market to enjoy at home. They will learn why fresh foods make healthy bodies.

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Debra Lemieux

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