What are your favorite foods? Are they healthy for you? Do you know what foods are good for you?
There are 6 food groups that are good for your body. Watch this video song.
Source: Songs for Teaching. (2013, June 23). Food groups are rocking' tonight [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaLvxVnn8Yg
There are 6 food groups. Breads/Grain, Fruit, Vegetables, Dairy/Milk, and Fats/Oils. All these different food groups make up a food pyramid. At the bottom of the pyramid is the Bread/Grain group, the next level is the Fruit and vegetable groups. Then comes the Dairy/Milk group and on top is the Fats/Oil group.
Check out this video from Nellie and Ned and they can tell you all about the food pyramid.
Source: Nellie and Ned. (2014, March 18). Food pyramid for children [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlO5s14-0gE
What types of foods are in the groups?
Bread/ Grain Group
Click on FOOD PYRAMID to see all the groups in a pyramid.
Source: About the food pyramid. Retrieved from https://www.littlesteps.eu/index.php/healthy-eating/about-the-food-pyramid/
Now that you know all about the Food Pyramid, get with a partner and make your own food pyramid using your favorite foods. You can draw the foods using crayons or makers. You may even want to cut out food pictures from magazines.
When you have completed making your food pyramid, make sure and put both of your names on the paper and turn it in to the red box.