Healthy eating

This section provides activity ideas and resources to introduce food and drinks, food choice, eating well and activity.

The key learning objectives are:

  • Food and water are a basic requirement for life;
  • People choose different types of food for different reasons;
  • A variety of food and drinks are needed for health, as depicted by the Eatwell Guide;
  • Being active is important for health.

This section builds on the learning from the 3-5 years area. For further rigour and challenge, go to the 7-11 years area.

Key resources

multi-yr
The Eatwell Guide

A poster of The Eatwell Guide.

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The Eatwell Guide (blank)

A poster displaying a blank Eatwell Guide.

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The Eatwell Guide

A guide about The Eatwell Guide.

multi-yr
Vegetable cards

A set of cards showing photographs of vegetables.

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Fruit cards

A set of cards showing photographs of fruit.

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The Eatwell Guide food cards

A set of food cards which are depicted in The Eatwell Guide.

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Five food group cards

A set of cards showing the five main food groups from the Eatwell Guide.

5 - 7 YR
FFL Workbook 1

An 8-page workbook for pupils aged 5-7 years, covering healthy eating, drinki...

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