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Manitoba Healthy Food in Schools

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Resources for Educators

Healthy Classroom Celebrations

Healthy Classroom Celebrations

Birthday party, field trip, sport tournament, club wrap up, visits with friends and family, music recital, after-school club …. sound familiar? Children are busy and seem to go from one celebration event to another! Make the classroom a place to experience delicious, healthy food as well as learning!

www.gov.mb.ca/healthyschools/foodinschools/resources/hcc.html  

Manitoba Curriculum-Based Nutrition Education Workshops and Resources

Manitoba Curriculum-Based Nutrition Education Workshops and Resources

Nüton offers innovative cross-curricular programs that engage students in learning about healthy eating and active living. Workshops and teaching materials are free to Manitoba teachers. Call the Registered Dietitians at Dairy Farmers of Manitoba 204–833–3413 to book a workshop, or visit nuton.ca for more information.

nuton.ca

Our Learning Garden

Our Learning Garden

Our Learning Garden has PowerPoint K-12 interdisciplinary / cross-curricular lesson plans available for download that support core curriculum outcomes as well as educating students in sustainability, food security, nutrition and healthy living.

The lesson plans promote students critical thinking skills and nurtures creativity and promotes a greater understanding of shared cultures.

ourlearninggarden.ca/

Healthy Eating Toolkit: A Resource for Teaching EAL

Healthy Eating Toolkit: A Resource for Teaching EAL

The Healthy Eating Toolkit was developed to provide EAL educators with tools and ideas on food and nutrition topics to teach English to their learners. It consists of four modules:

  • Food Basics
  • Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide
  • Meal Planning and Shopping
  • Introduction to Food Safety

www.wrha.mb.ca/prog/nutrition/files/EAL_toolkit.pdf

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide - A Resource for Educators and Communicators

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide - A Resource for Educators and Communicators

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide: A Resource for Educators and Communicators provides background information, tips and tools to complement each recommendation in Eating Well with Canada Food Guide. 

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/educ-comm/resource-ressource-eng.php


Half Your Plate

Half Your Plate

Half Your Plate is a healthy living initiative that empowers Canadians of all ages to eat more fruits and veggies to improve their health. Half Your Plate focuses on providing simple and practical ways to add a variety of fruits and veggies to every meal and snack.

www.halfyourplate.ca/


Freggie Tales

Freggie Tales

Children are more likely to respond to something they can relate to - check out Half your Plate’s youth component: Freggie Tales Children’s Program.

Parent & Teachers Site includes curriculum information.

freggietales.ca/parents-home/

Kids Site includes games, fun and recipes.

freggietales.ca/

Women's Health Clinic

Healthy Body Image

Access these Women’s Health Clinic Resources to support healthy body images in your classroom and schools:

How to Encourage Healthy Body Image at School

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Resources to Support Healthy Body Image Learning in the Classroom

womenshealthclinic.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Resources-to-Support-Healthy-Body-Image-Learning-in-the-Classroom.pdf?ab54a4