Food Groups & Shopping

Children will understand what types of food fall under each food group and will learn how to make a balanced meal. Activities include a shopping experience in which children get to go shopping in play store to make a balanced meal.

Downloadable Lesson Guide and Activity Sheets (PDF)

Podcast

FRC researchers and program developers explain the details and benefits of the Food Groups & Shopping lesson in this podcast. Listen in! 

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