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Create a healthy eating poster

Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022

It's common knowledge, a balanced diet is essential for good health. Knowing this, it's critical that our children understand this too.

Use this activity to engage your children in discussions about the 5 key food groups and how they can make healthy choices around food.

What you’ll need

  • Healthy eating poster template
  • Magazines, newspapers and/or a printer
  • Coloured pencils
  • Scissors and glue

Step 1: download the poster template

Step 2: discuss the five food groups; grains, vegetables, fruit, dairy and lean meats

Step 3: children cut and paste, draw or take photos of foods in each group

Step 4: display your healthy eating poster proudly

Questions to help guide discussions

  • Which food included would you like to eat most today?
  • Are there any foods here you’d like try?
  • How could we include more fruit and vegetables in our diet?
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