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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Food Lesson Plan

Food Preschool Activities

Objective: To learn about food and eating healthy.

Message: Good food helps you grow and stay healthy.

Book(s):

Music: “Food Groups Are Rockin’ Tonight” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaLvxVnn8Yg)

Fine Motor Skills:

  • Science pages 33-34
  • BPW pages 287, 303

Craft/Activity 1:

  • Science Centers pages 106-115
  • Food Is Fantastic: Healthy or Not Healthy? (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/food-is-fantastic-healthy-or-not/)
  • Salad Bowl Mixup (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/salad-bowl-mixup/)
  • Fruit Bowl Mixup (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/fruit-bowl-mixup/)

Craft/Activity 2: Food Group Coloring Pages

  • Breads and Grains (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/food-groups-coloring-page-breads-grains/)
  • Vegetables (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/vegetable-coloring-page/)
  • Fruits (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/food-coloring-page-fruit/)
  • Meats and Beans (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/healthy-eating-meat/)
  • Dairy (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/dairy-coloring-page/)
  • Desserts (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/healthy-food-dessert/)
  • Fruit and Vegetable Alphabet Activity Placemat (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/place-mat-activity-3/)

Craft/Activity 3:

  • What’s On My Plate (http://www.choosemyplate.gov/downloads/mini_poster_English_final.pdf)
  • My Plate Template (https://bgchealthforlife.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/myplatetemplate.jpg)

Basic Skills Review: BPW pages 284-286, 288-294, 301-302

References

Big Preschool Workbook (P). 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0887431456
DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4654-1726-8
Take It to Your Seat Science Centers, Grades PreK-K. 2005. Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. ISBN 978-1-59673-090-8

Image Credits

Food Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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