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Snack Smart

Lesson Description:
As an activity opener, children learn about healthy snacks, using the grab quick & easy snacks poster. Children make and taste a simple snack (a raw vegetable, crackers, and low-fat yogurt dip) shown on the grab quick & easy snacks poster, then talk about smart snacks. Each child receives an eat smart, Play hard ™ power panther sticker.
Each child receives the family handouts—super good-for-you snacks, snacking is fun and nutritious, and the grab quick & easy snacks brochure.

Children who participate in this activity will be able to:
  • identify a variety of healthy snacks
  • prepare an easy, healthy snack

Lesson Type:
  • Group Work
  • Project

Sustainability Topic:
  • Other

GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge

Time Needed:
20 minutes
Materials Needed:
  • download the power panther songs to play at the start of the lesson.
  • display the grab quick & easy snacks poster. 
  • order enough eat s

School or Group:
Food and Nutrition Service
Contact Email:
Lesson Documents:
application/pdf snack_smart.pdf
Located in: Health

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