School Tours: Eat Well, Play Well

Eat Well, Play Well

September–June
Grades K–2 (90 minutes each)

Pairs well with:

  • Tours—Johnny Appleseed
  • Shows—My Plate: The Musical                     

Good-bye food pyramid, hello My Plate! Your class will have fun playing healthy choice games and learning that diet and daily decisions play a large role in their health and safety. Exhibit exploration and hands-on activities will help your students discover ways to balance food and activity for a healthier lifestyle.

What will my students do?

  • Visit Holly’s Heaves & Hot Dog’s Fitness Challenge. (On exhibit August 31–October 6, 2013)
  • Enjoy a live theatre performance emphasizing balance and healthy choices
  • Play a game in which students classify foods into proper categories using the My Plate model
  • Explore one aspect—sugar—of some of our favorite snacks.
  • Choose physical activities that can help to balance food intake with energy burning

What will my students learn?

  • We can make choices that will help our bodies stay healthy
  • The My Plate diagram is a tool we use to help us eat the right kind and the right amount of food
  •  How to balance their sugar consumption
  • Focus on multiple aspects of foods to determine if they are healthy or not. not
  • Exercise can be fun AND beneficial

State Standards

Kindergarten
Language Arts K.1.20; K.1.21; K.1.22; K.2.3; K.7.1; K.7.2; K.7.3
Mathematics k.1.1; K.1.3; K.3.1; K.4.3; K.5.1; K.6.2
Science K.1.1; K.1.2
Social Studies K.1.4; K.3.6; K.3.5

1st Grade
Language Arts 1.1.1; 1.1.2; 1.1.11; 1.2.3; 1.2.4; 1.7.1; 1.7.2; 1.7.3; 1.7.4; 1.7.5; 1.7.9
Mathematics 1.2.2; 1.4.6; 1.5.1; 1.5.5; 1 .1.10
Science 1.1.2; 1.1.3; 1.3.2; 1.4.3; 1.4.4; 1.6.1
Social Studies 1.1.1; 1.1.2; 1.1.6; 1.4.5; 1.4.5

2nd Grade
Language Arts 2.2.8; 2.2.9; 2.2.10; 2.7.2; 2.7.4; 2.7.12
Mathematics 2.5.5; 2.5.8; 2.6.2
Science 2.1.1; 2.1.2; 2.1.5; 2.1.6; 2.2.2; 2.2.3; 2.2.4; 2.3.5; 2.4.1; 2.4.6; 2.4.7; 2.6.2; 2.6.3
Social Studies 2.4.5; 2.4.8

3rd Grade
Language Arts 3.1.2; 3.2.7; 3.7.1; 3.7.2; 3.7.3; 3.7.15
Mathematics 3.5.5; 3.5.8
Science 3.1.5; 3.2.2; 3.2.7; 3.3.9; 3.4.6; 3.4.7; 3.4.8; 3.4.9; 3.5.1; 3.5.2; 3.6.3
Social Studies 3.4.6

4th Grade
Language Arts 4.7.1; 4.7.15
Mathematics 4.5.8
Science 4.4.7; 4.4.9; 4.4.10; 4.5.3; 4.6.3; 4.6.4

5th Grade
Language Arts 5.7.1
Mathematics 5.5.6
Science 5.1.4; 5.1.5; 5.2.7; 5.3.4; 5.3.8; 5.3.9; 5.3.4; 5.3.10; 5.4.2; 5.4.9; 5.5.1; 5.5.3; 5.6.1
Social Studies 5.4.9

Common Core Standards

Kindergarten

ELA:  K.L.1b, c, d, e, f; K.L.5a, c; K.L.6; K.SL.1a, b; K.SL.2; K.SL.3; K.SL.4; K.SL.6

Mathematics:  K.MD.2; K.G.1; K.OA.1; K.CC.6

1st Grade

ELA:  1.L.1 b, c, d, f, g, h, j; 1.L.5b, c; 1.SL.1a, b, c; 1.SL.2; 1.SL.3; 1.SL.6

Mathematics:  1.OA.1; 1.OA.5; 1.NBT.2a, c; 1.NBT.6

2nd Grade

ELA:  2.L.1f; 2.SL.1a, b, c; 2.SL.2, 2.SL.3; 2.SL.4; 2.SL.6

Mathematics:  2.NBT.6