FoodPrints Curriculum

Nutritious and Delicious


Health & Nutrition

Standards Alignment:

Common Core ELA

Grade Level:

3rd Grade


Winter / January


The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand the value of eating food that is both nutritious and delicious.  Students will identify foods they consider to be nutritious and delicious and design a snack they would enjoy eating. They will also analyze the vitamins in a school lunch menu and search for the hidden sugars on nutrition labels.

Big Idea

Nutritious and delicious food promotes good health.

Guiding Questions

Why is it important to choose foods that are both nutritious and delicious?
How can you better understand what is in the food you are eating?