The lesson plans meet the National Health Education Standards for nutrition and physical activity, and for all states that base their standards on the National Standards such as North Dakota.
Students learn basic information about the heart and do “fast heart” activities in school and at home. They learn why we eat and prepare easy fruit and veggie snacks in school and at home. A puppet named “Heart Buddy” (sold separately) has been designed to help teach these lessons. The lesson plans encourage parental involvement.
Students participate in
- identifying Anytime & Sometime Foods
- doing “fast heart” activities
- preparing healthy snacks
- setting personal goals for snacks and exercise
- home & advocacy activities
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