ERIC Number: ED418956
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Team Up at Home. Team Nutrition Activity Booklet. Fun Nutrition Activities for the Family.
Food and Consumer Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Scholastic Inc., New York, NY.; National PTA, Chicago, IL.
This guide booklet helps parents teach their children about healthy nutrition at home. It is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Team Nutrition, which is designed to improve the health and education of children and which actively involves children and their families in nutrition education activities in the school, community, and home. The 16 sections include activities entitled: "What is a Healthy Diet?"; "Building Healthy Meals and Snacks"; "What Do You Know About Food?"; "What Counts as a Serving?"; "What is a Serving?"; "Supermarket Sleuths" (how to grocery shop wisely); "Learning About Food Groups"; "Roots, Stems, Leaves, Fruits, Flowers, or Seeds"; "Eat More Vegetables and Fruits"; "Super Good-for-You Snacks"; "Snacking is Fun and Nutritious"; "Food Gives Us Energy to Move!"; "Keep a Healthy Weight"; "Sensory Fun With Food"; "The Wonderful World of Food"; and "Rainy Day Food Fun". Ten tips describe how to use the Dietary Guidelines at home. (SM)
Descriptors: Child Health, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Elementary Secondary Education, Food, Foods Instruction, Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction, Parent Participation, Physical Health, Teamwork
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Food and Consumer Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Scholastic Inc., New York, NY.; National PTA, Chicago, IL.