Level 4

Nurture Elementary Program: Level 4

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

  • Benefits of eating whole grains and how to recognize whole grains by reading the ingredients list
  • Reading product nutrition labels to determine amounts of sodium, sugar and fats per serving and why it is important to monitor intake
  • Using macronutrients to build healthy snacks according to the situation and type of energy needed.
  • The importance of being physically active for a healthy mind and body

Below are links to the materials you’ll need to provide Level 4 programming

Unit Lesson P.E. Activity Supplemental Activity Parent Handout
4.1   Wholesome Whole Grains

 

Grain  Game

  • Benefits of whole grains
  • Lesson

 

Asking for Whole Grains

Wholesome Whole Grains

4.2    Identifying Whole Grains

 

Capture the Whole Grain

  • Difference between enriched and whole grains
  • Lesson

 

Fiber and Whole Grains

Identifying Whole Grains

4.3   Go and Slow Fats

 

Go Slow Fats Relay Race

Go and Slow Fats

 

Go Fats and Slow Fats

 

4.4   Sugar Smarts

 

Sugar Circuit

Sugar Smarts Activity

Sugar Smarts

4.5   Fitness and Health

 

Freeze Dance!

  • Why it’s important to be physically active
  • Lesson

 

Fitness Math

Fitness is Fun!

4.6   Salt

Water Chasing Salt

  • Importance of limiting salt consumption
  • Lesson

 

Salt Consumption

Salt: To Use or Not To Use

4.7    Macronutrients

 

Cardio Relay Race

  • Macronutrients and snacking for energy
  • Lesson

 

Macronutrients Worksheet

Macronutrients

4.8    Eat Local Food

 

Going the Distance

  • Review eating locally
  • Lesson

 

None What’s in a Meal