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Healthy Choices for a Very Hungry Caterpillar

Healthy Choices for a Very Hungry Caterpillar
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In this worksheet, students will have to use what they know about healthy eating to sort the food from The Very Hungry Caterpillar into “everyday” and “sometimes” foods.

This activity was created as a part of Teach This’ Very Hungry Caterpillar unit. It is designed to help you bring an exciting range of cross-curricular activities into your classroom to go along with this classic story book. In the unit students will sequence the story, assemble sentences, count their way through fruit, make healthy eating decisions and learn a little bit about how hungry caterpillars turn into beautiful butterflies.

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Identify health symbols, messages and strategies in their community that support their health and safety

ACPPS006 8.4

Identify actions that promote health, safety and wellbeing


Identify people and actions that help keep themselves safe and healthy


Identify actions that promote health, safety and wellbeing

PDe-2 old

Identifies people and demonstrates protective strategies that help keep themselves healthy, resilient and safe

PDe-6 old

Explores contextual factors that influence an individual’s health, safety, wellbeing and

PDe-7 old

Identifies actions that promote health, safety, wellbeing and physically active spaces

PDe-8 old

Explores how regular physical activity keeps individuals healthy

PDe-9 old

Practises self-management skills in familiar and unfamiliar scenarios

PDe-10 old

Uses interpersonal skills to effectively interact with others

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