Interested in seeing what the Eat Healthy, Be Active classroom activities look like? Take a look at the following sample activities. 

Healthy Bear Says, "Choose MyPlate"

Help Healthy Bear introduce children to MyPlate and the five food groups, and encourage children to identify food pictures and place them in the corresponding food group.

Type of activity: Large Group

Key concept: Eat a variety of foods


Fruit Salad Foot Races

Lead children in a relay race as they run to collect pretend fruits for a fruit salad.

Type of activity: Outdoor

Key concept: Eat a variety of foods


Mystery Fruit Box

Encourage children to reach into a box, describe what they feel, and predict what fruit it might be.

Type of activity: Math

Key concept: Eat a variety of foods


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