Tuesday, March 12, 2024

FREE MISC. LESSON - “MyPlate book activity”

by Loreen Leedy
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

This FREE packet contains the I Can Fill Up My Plate! printables for students to respond to writing prompts and write lists of foods in the Fruit, Vegetables, Grains, Protein, and Dairy groups. Next they decide which foods to put on their plate. They label the foods and color the page. They can draw the foods or paste in photos to make a collage. •••Please request the book from your librarian•••

MyPlate is the nutrition education program that has taken the place of the USDA's Food Pyramid. My picture book, Jack & the Hungry Giant Eat Right with MyPlate, provides a kid-friendly introduction to MyPlate. Like the traditional fairy tale, Jack climbs up the beanstalk and enters the giant's castle. The giant scoops him up, says "I'm hungry!" so the terrified Jack makes a dive for it. The giant catches him and in a departure from the original tale, advises him to be careful. Waldorf turns out to be a nice giant as well as a wonderful chef who is delighted to invite Jack to enjoy a healthy meal. The full color artwork has large illustrations of the fruits, vegetables, and other foods as they’re being prepared.

For more info about the book, please see this post on my blog.

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Loreen Leedy

Children's author and illustrator of Jack & the Hungry Giant Eat Right with MyPlate

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