Level 2

Nurture Elementary Program: Level 2

We provide the resources below for information only, and no part of its contents should be construed as medical advice, diagnosis, recommendation or endorsement by Nurture.  Nurture does not assume any liability for programs conducted via the use of this material.  Participating individuals should always ask their physician for his or her recommendation before starting any new health-related activity.  Please enjoy these materials and credit Nurture when using them.

Main focus areas

  • MyPlate and how each food group helps our bodies
  • How to sort foods by food group and Go and Slow Foods
  • How to make healthy snacks and balanced lunches using MyPlate as a guide
  • How cardiovascular, strength, flexibility and yoga exercises help our bodies

Below are links to the materials you’ll need to provide Level 2 programming

Unit Lesson P.E. Activity Supplemental Activity Parent Handout
2.1   Go Food Lunches

 

Red Light Green Light

  • Slow foods = Red and Go Foods = Green
  • Lesson

 

Go Go Venn Diagram

Go Foods and Slow Foods

2.2   MyPlate

MyPlate Tag – Level 2

Menu Makeover

MyPlate

2.3   Eat a Rainbow

Fruit and Veggie Spud

  • How they help our bodies and how many we should eat
  • Lesson

 

Rainbow Riddle

  • Create riddles describing fruits and vegetables, share with a partner
  • Lesson

 

A Rainbow of Colors

2.4   MyPlate Portions

4 Square Tournament

  • Reinforces food groups.
  • Lesson

 

MyPlate Math

MyPlate Portions

2.5   Fitness is Fun!

Smoking Rhymes

  • Jump rope to rhymes about avoiding smoking
  • Lesson

 

My Healthy Heart

Fitness is Fun!

2.6   Flexibility and Yoga

Yoga Tag

  • Must get into a yoga pose when tagged
  • Lesson

 

Relaxation

  • Write two paragraphs about a relaxation technique
  • Lesson
Yoga and Flexibility

2.7   Sensational Snacks

Twin Tag

  • Characteristics of healthy snacks
  • Lesson

 

My Favorite Snack

Sensational Snacks

2.8   Pack a Better Lunch

Race Car

  • Reinforces MyPlate and Go and Slow foods
  • Lesson

 

None Healthy Lunch Options