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Health and Nutrition Preschool Activities and
Health and Nutrition Preschool Activities and Crafts

Health and nutrition free activities and crafts for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten. Visit a theme in the nutrition section to find activities and lesson plans that include easy instructions and a list of materials needed. You will find printable crafts, printable activities, and related resources.

Nutrition alphabet printable activities
Nutrition alphabet printable activities

Community Helpers and Careers:
Baker | Farmer | Fisherman | Nurse

Health and Hygiene >
*H is for Heart > Healthy Heart
*N is for Nose > My Body, The Senses
*S is for Soap > Bath, hand washing > Hygiene
*Sports > exercise and fitness
Grapes: "I am the Vines; You Are the Branches." John 15:5
Watermelon: "Oh taste and see the the Lord is good.." Psalm 34:8
Colors Make sure to address the topic of colors with each food activity
Coloring Pages and Worksheets
Dental Health Coloring Pages
Exercise theme coloring pages (early childhood)
Fruits coloring pages > includes alphabet printable activities
Healthy Heart worksheets > songs and games @ American Heart Association
Nutrition coloring pages
Sports coloring pages (to encourage physical fitness and exercise)
The Story of Sunflowers Coloring Book
(external link)
Vegetables coloring pages
J.Slice Saves the Planet Watermelon Coloring Storybook  (external link)
Community Helpers (includes crafts) The Baker | The Farmer | The Fisherman | The Nurse
Crafts - Nutrition Theme choosemyplate nutrition for young children
Activities color coded for My Plate
Mini-poster for preschoolers | Coloring MyPlate  1 [labeled] & 2 [blank]
Provided by: USDA-Food and Nutrition Service
Review all printable resources for MyPlate
GRAINS > 30%
Baker theme crafts
Corn > Cornmeal: Kwanzaa Candle Craft
Flour | Baking: Gingerbread Men theme
Flour | Baking: The Little Red Hen
Broccoli Paper Craft
Pumpkin crafts

Vegetable basket: broccoli, carrots & lettuc
FRUITS > 20%
Apple crafts
Banana theme
Cherries crafty ideasFruit basket craft (apple, banana and pear)
Groovy Grapes craft
Pineapple craft

Watermelon them:
* Bible Theme: Watermelon craft
* Watermelon mascot: J.Slice Stand-up puppet and Mobile
meat, poultry, seafood, beans & peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds.
Beef > Cow | Lamb | Pork > Pig
Game meats: Rabbit | Venison > Deer 
Poultry > Chicken | Eggs theme | Duck | Goose | Turkey
Seafood > Fish (finfish) | Crab | Octopus

Beans, Nuts, and Seeds:
Nut craft
Sunflower crafts
Cow theme | Goat theme
Dairy basket with recipe cards

Ice cream crafts
Other Themes and Crafts
Sweets and spices:
Candy corn craft
Gingerbread cookies crafts
Crafts > Fitness and Health Physical Activity
Sports crafts to encourage physical fitness
Health and Hygiene theme
Heart theme crafts > Healthy Heart
Nurse craft
Soap craft
> Bath and hand washing
Math | Numbers The Very Hungry Caterpillar Days of the Week worksheets > count, identify food, and learn days of the week
Plants > Gardening | Farming * How do plants grow craft
* Jack and the Beanstalk (beans)
* Food group | Grains > The Little Red Hen > planting, harvesting, milling and baking
Holidays, Events and Seasons
* March > National Nutrition Month [info.]
* May > National Egg Month
* June > Fruit and Vegetables Month
* August 1st > Sports Day [physical activity]
* Oct. 16 > World Food Day [info.]
Seasons > Lesson plan and craft activities have suggestions for a season.
External resources Health and Nutrition Links & Resources

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