FOOD AND NUTRITION (Ages 4-9)
Healthy eating is fostered through healthy relationships with food. Empowering children through positive nutrition messages and critical information and media literacy skills are key components of food literacy.
Links to external resources developed by other Canadian and International Organizations
Curriculum includes K-12 units with lessons that are designed to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the problems of diabetes in Indigenous communities in the US.
Diabetes Education Tribal Schools (DETS)
Healthy Eating Starts Here (Alberta Health)
Curriculum based lessons for K-7, activities and resources focused on increasing vegetable and fruit consumption and reducing intake of sugary drinks and sodium
Healthy Schools BC Resources
The Heart & Stroke HeartSmart Kids programs helps educators teach children what they can do to practice healthy habits for the heart and brain. Resources include printable activities for Grade K-6 and families
"Teach about Food and Nutrition in Schools: Lesson plans and ideas to facilitate experiential learning around food including food skills, nutrition, body image, growing food, and food systems.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Page last updated on: June 23 2020