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Sugar and Health Lesson Plan

The ‘sugar and health’ lesson plan has been developed for younger children (4-8) but can be delivered to older age groups. The lesson talks through which foods we will find sugar in (some surprising foods in there). why it is important to limit how much sugar we consume and how to make healthier swaps.

The resource consists of a PowerPoint lesson and accompanying delivery notes.

If you have any queries about the resources please email HPHF@foodactive.org.uk.

Food Waste Lesson Plan

The ‘food waste’ lesson plan has been developed for older primary school children (8-11) but can be delivered to other age groups. The lesson talks through how and why food is wasted and what we can do to reduce waste, individually and as a community.

The resource consists of a PowerPoint lesson and accompanying delivery notes.

If you have any queries about the resources please email HPHF@foodactive.org.uk.

Environment (Rubbish and Climate Change) Lesson Plan

The ‘environment (rubbish and climate change)’ lesson plan has been developed for all age groups. The lesson talks through the impact that food (production, transport etc.) can have on the environment, it also covers the rubbish/ litter we have to deal with from food and drink items.

The resource consists of a PowerPoint lesson and accompanying delivery notes.

If you have any queries about the resources please email HPHF@foodactive.org.uk.

Junk Food Marketing Lesson Plan

The ‘junk food marketing’ lesson plan has been developed for older children (12+). The lesson talks through the pervasive tactics employed by the food and drink industry to encourage us to buy their products, focussing on those which are specifically aimed at teenagers.

The resource consists of a PowerPoint lesson and accompanying delivery notes.

If you have any queries about the resources please email HPHF@foodactive.org.uk.

Activity Book (8-10 years)

This printable activity book has been developed to find out about children’s eating and exercising habits during the Covid-19 lockdown, as part of the Pennine Lancashire Childhood Obesity Trailblazer Programme.

Pages 1 to 4 will be used to collect data and we would really appreciate if this part could be sent back to HPHF@foodactive.org.uk – all information sent will be anonymous and if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

The second part of the activity book is to keep and contains colouring-in, some fun facts and recipes to try at home.

Activity Book (11-12 years)

This printable activity book has been developed to find out about children’s eating and exercising habits during the Covid-19 lockdown, as part of the Pennine Lancashire Childhood Obesity Trailblazer Programme.

Pages 1 to 4 will be used to collect data and we would really appreciate if this part could be sent back to HPHF@foodactive.org.uk – all information sent will be anonymous and if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

The second part of the activity book is to keep and contains a word search, some fun facts and recipes to try at home.

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