Taste Buds is a resource that helps children aged 8 to 11 enjoy learning about the importance of a healthy, balanced diet.
There are two sessions - Food for Life and Healthy Choices.
Food for Life
Food is the fuel children need to be strong and grow
The Food for Life session aims to help children make healthier choices by learning more about the different types of food their body needs to help them grow, learn and have fun.
Food for Life comprises of a lesson plan, information sheet, two worksheets, a class quiz, an interactive quiz and a poster.
Foods from different food groups are required to achieve a balanced diet
The Healthy Choices session aims to help children understand that meals can have foods from different parts of the Food Pyramid. It aims to help them think about the different types of food they eat and how they can make healthier choices.
Healthy Choices comprises of a lesson plan, information sheet, drag and drop interactive game and a poster.