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Let's Learn about Healthy Eating

Let's Learn about Healthy Eating

April 2006 | 136 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

There is a growing awareness that healthy eating plays a crucial role in the development of young people. 'Healthy Schools' and popular television programs have raised the interest in this subject.

Margaret draws on her practical experience to produce a book that will engage children in activities and provide teachers with the resources necessary to stimulate interest.

There are nine themes including breakfast, dinner and parties and celebration. Each theme has a Circle Time start, a draw-and-talk or draw-and-write activity followed by activities which include 'Let's Grow It' and 'Let's Make It'.

The involvement of families is encouraged in order to engage school and home in cooperation on the subject of food and health.

Food Provided in School
What You Get in This Book
Circle Time Framework
Draw and Talk and Draw and Write
Introductory Activities
Section 1: Breakfast
Section 2: Dinner
Section 3: Teatime
Section 4: Evening Meal
Section 5: Barbecues
Section 6: Picnics
Section 7: Parties and Celebrations

'If you are interested in or concerned about the food that children are eating, then I can highly recommend this well-written book, which covers a wide range of food issues, policies and activities' - Nursery World

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