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Health Unit: Healthy Eating

Health Unit: Healthy Eating
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Healthy Eating is a short Health and Physical Education unit for Year 1 and Year 2.

Students will learn to make better food choices by identifying the five food groups and the amount of serves they should consume from each of them.

The presentation and guiding questions help to establish a supportive and productive class discussion on healthy eating. 

The accompanying activities, worksheets, quiz and exit ticket allow for multiple opportunities to check student understanding.

This unit can be completed in 1 or 2 sessions but also allows for extended lessons depending on your needs.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HP2P06 9

Investigate a range of health messages and practices in their community and discuss their purposes

ACPPS021 8.4

Examine health messages and how they relate to health decisions and behaviours


Examine health messages and how they relate to health decisions and behaviours

PD1-2 old

Recognises and describes strategies people can use to feel comfortable, resilient and safe in situations

PD1-6 old

Understands contextual factors that influence themselves and others’ health, safety, wellbeing and participation in physical activity

PD1-7 old

Explores actions that help make home and school healthy, safe and physically active spaces

PD1-8 old

Participates in a range of opportunities that promote physical activity

PD1-9 old

Demonstrates self- management skills in taking responsibility for their own actions

PD1-10 old

Describes and practises interpersonal skills to promote inclusion to make themselves and others feel they belong