Students will be provided with basic nutrition education including
healthy eating habits using the USDA MyPlate model. Students will
participate in a 30 minute class discussion which will address the five
food groups, foods included in each food group, how many servings of
each food group we should have in a day, and basic health benefits of
each food group (calcium for strong bones). Additionally, nutrition in
the classroom will also incorporate several fun and interactive games
designed to increase each student's knowledge of nutrition. All
discussions and activities are tailored to each grade level.
Students will be provided basic nutrition education through interactive and fun age appropriate games
including bowling, tag, and card games designed to educate and test
knowledge of various nutrition topics.
Blender Bike is a fun and interactive way to teach students about
nutrition and healthy eating. Students will participate in interactive discussions coupled with games designed
to increase their knowledge of the five food groups, sources of each group,
as well as the importance of a healthy well-balanced diet. All
discussions and activities are tailored to each grade level. Students
will also have the ability to make smoothies using our signature
Students in grades 3rd-5th will be required to complete
a post-test following the day's events and a 60-day post-test to assess
retention of knowledge gain during the event.
CATCH Nutrition Supplemental Materials
Nutrition Games Booklets