Go Glow Grow: A Nutrition Curriculum for Preschoolers:
Participants in Go Glow Grow classes will learn to recognize MyPlate and know that it is a guide to healthy eating, identify Go Glow Grow foods, know that they need physical activity every day, and know when and how to appropriately wash their hands.
October 10, 2019
Go Glow Grow Lesson 6 – Hand Washing
Participants will learn the importance of hand washing, and identify at least one activity that they should wash their hands before or after doing.
Activity- Germs are Everywhere/The Way We Wash
Snack– Fruit Smoothie
November 7, 2019
Go Glow Grow Lesson 1 – MyPlate
Participants will learn about Go Glow Grow foods and make the connection between healthy foods and a healthy body.
Activity-Food Cube game/Fill the plate
Snack– My Healthy Kid Plate
December 12, 2019
Go Glow Grow Lesson 2 – Go Foods
Participants will learn that Go foods help them run, jump, and play all day, that Go foods come from the Grains Group, and will be able to identify two or more Go foods.
Activity– Food models of Go Foods/Go with the Music
Snack- Trail Mix
January 16, 2020
Go Glow Grow Lesson 3 – Glow Foods
Participants will learn that Glow foods make their hair shine and their eyes sparkle, and that Glow foods come from the Fruit and Vegetable Groups, and will be able to identify two or more Glow foods.
Activity- Missing Glow foods/Jump and Wiggle
February 13, 2020
Go Glow Grow Lesson 4 – Grow Foods
Participants will learn that Grow foods help them grow bigger and stronger, that Grow foods come from the Dairy and Protein Food Groups, and will be able to identify two or more Grow foods.
Activity- Growing inch by inch/Ring around the Grow foods
April 9, 2020
Go Glow Grow Lesson 5 – On the Move
Participants will learn to identify at least one activity they can do to exercise their body, recognize that exercise keeps them healthy and strong, and know that you move your body when you play.
Activity- MyPlate Maze/Trip to the Market