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Create a healthy eating poster

Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022
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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

Steps –

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?