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OLIVER KIDS TEAM MANUAL


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Reference Symbolsii
The Oliver Kids Team Program2
Why Teach "Healthy Choices"? 6
Why Focus on Schools? BECAUSE IT WORKS!8
How to Get Started10
Create an "Oliver Kids" Team16
 
RESOURCES WELLNESS IDEAS
Staff Wellness IdeasI- 2
Healthy Event IdeasI- 4
Cafeteria ChallnegesI- 6
Healthy Food Options for School EventsI- 8
How to Make Healthy choices for LifeI-12
Teaching Moment IdeasI-14
Non-food Reward AlternativesI-17
In-Class ActivitiesI-18
Library ActivitiesI-19
 
TOOLS
Healthy Choices PosterT- 1
Weight Tracking ChartT- 2
Community Donation Letter TemplateT- 3
Parent and Staff HandoutsT- 4
School Breakfast AnnouncementT- 5
Frequently Asked Questions from ParentsT- 6
Have More Water and Less Sugary BeveragesT- 9
Benefits of Consuming Low-fat Dairy ProductsT-10
Benefits of Increasing Physical ActivityT-10
Websites for Nutrition ResourcesT-11
Grant OpportunitiesT-13
 
RECIPES
Simple RecipesR- 2
Breakfast IdeasR- 2
Lunch IdeasR- 4
Snack IdeasR- 7
Healthy Dinner RecipesR- 9
Quick RecipesR-11
Healthy Picnic Meal IdeasR-13
Meals and Snack for Busy ParentsR-15
Eating Healthy at Fast Food RestaurantsR-17
Healthy Fast Food ChoicesR-19
Lunchbox MakeoversR-20
Lunchbox IdeasR-22
Chef Tim's Chick & Pasta SaladR-24
Zucchini and Squash with Diced Red PeppersR-25
Grilled Chicken Breast w/Pan GravyR-26
Basic Brown Rice PilafR-27
 
Integrated Lessons
 
English/Language ArtsL- 2
MyPyramid PracticeL- 3
Reading Food LabelsL- 4
Fruit Fun FactsL- 6
Colorful Fruit & VeggiesL- 7
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatball, Healthy or Not?L- 8
Fruits and Veggies of the WorldL-10
Have you the time of Day?L-11
A Cornucopia of Colors on ThanksgivingL-12
GO, Grain, GO!L-13
Nutrition Scavenger HuntL-14
Investigating and Researching New and Exotic FoodsL-15
Recipe BookL-16
Health MessagesL-18
I'm Going on a Picn...L-19
Memory CardsL-20
Nutrition and Physical Activity Based BooksL-21
Elementary Nutrition & Physical Activity WebsitesL-29
 
ScienceL-30
Apple OxidationL-31
Water, Water, EverywhereL-32
Lub Dub - The HeartL-33
Using the Five SensesL-35
Water Cycle GameL-36
 
MathL-38
Fruit RobotL-39
Portion RightL-40
A Taste of the MarketL-42
100 Fruits and VegetablesL-43
Picnic MathL-44
Have You the Time of Day?L-47
The SquareMeals ScorecardL-48
Smart Snack ShoppingL-49
Serving Size Coloring SheetsL-53
Healthy Snacks
 
Physical Education (PE)L-54
Morning ExercisesL-55
Exercise SongsL-56
Lub Dub - The Heart Obstacle CourseL-57
Field Day ActivitiesL-58
Rainbow RelayL-61
Breakfast Building RelayL-62
MyPyramid PracticeL-63
 
MusicL-64
Lub Dub - The HeartL-65
Music ActivitiesL-66
More SongsL-68
 
ArtL-74
A Delicious StartL-75
Pyramid PalL-76
Pomanders: Orange-Clove Christmas DecorationL-78
A Salad in the MakingL-79
Art in Motion: What's your favorite physical activity?L-80
Still Art: A Fruit RainbowL-81
Fruit FaceL-82
Sculpting the Perfect PlateL-83
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