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This curriculum takes students on an adventure with characters Hearty Heart and Dynamic Diet. This program focuses on healthy foods and physical activity habits. Each lesson has a series of activities starting with a segment of a DVD to introduce the topic.

What's inside: A teacher resource guide, student workbook, reproducible handouts, transparency masters, suggestions for hands-on activities, background on major topics, and activities for children to practice at home what they learned at school. Parent letters, including recipes to prepare at home, are also included in the kit.

Activity highlight: The cartoon characters in the Hearty Heart and Friends DVD initiate discussions around health and activities such as the preparation of healthy snacks.

Nutrition Competencies for Grade 3: 1f, 3-4, 6-8

Language: English
Number of lesson plans: 15
Amount of time per lesson: 36-40 minutes
Estimated total time for lessons: 9 hours

Format: Hard copy and DVD
Cost: Available for purchase
Cafeteria connection: Yes
After School: Yes Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3

    Topics: Nutrition, Health Education, Health & Physical Education, Games & activities, Physical Activity

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Student Materials
    • Assessments
    • Teacher Materials
    • Reproducibles

    Tool for: Teachers

    Beneficiary: Students