Designed for grades 3 - 6 and divided into three categories: THINK, EAT, and MOVE Healthy, the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives® instructional activities provide step-by-step directions to carry out these easy-to-use lessons in your classroom.
Classroom Tools for Parent Communication
Send the Healthy Family Connections home to parents and caregivers to communicate what students are learning about in your classroom through the Healthy Steps through Healthy Lives lessons.
Meeting National Education Standards
The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives lessons are tied to National Curriculum Standards in all academic areas.
The purpose of the backgrounder is to provide educators with a review of knowledge necessary to facilitate the instructional activities in the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives program.
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Additional Teaching Materials
50 display size Food Cards picturing healthy foods from the five food groups. These cards are used in several of the EAT Healthy Activities and can be used for a variety of additional instructional purposes including games, sorting, graphing, and researching.
This poster is a colorful and motivating visual learning tool that is used throughout the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives lessons. It represents the key messages of the USDA MyPlate icon and can be used to help students learn about nutrition and physical activity year-round.