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Make Healthy Choices For a Packed Lunch

In this worksheet, students will make healthy choices for a packed lunch.

'Make Healthy Choices For a Packed Lunch' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Importance of Exercise, Food and Hygiene

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Worksheet Overview

A healthy packed lunch is one that fuels your body and mind.

It needs to have a selection of different foods in it to make sure it's healthy and balanced.


Fruit and vegetables - they come in all different shapes and sizes.  Eating fruit and vegetables gives you lots of vitamins and minerals to keep you strong and healthy.


Fruit and vegetables


Whole grains  - these are things like whole grain bread, brown rice and whole wheat pasta.  Whole grains give you the energy to run, jump and play all day long.


wheat and grains


Protein - this helps your muscles to grow big and strong. You can find protein in foods like chicken, turkey, cheese, eggs and beans.


protein rich foods


Dairy or dairy alternatives - these give you calcium to make your bones and teeth strong.  Foods like yogurt, cheese or milk. Alternatives are soya milk and almond milk.




Healthy fats - these help your brain to work and your body to grow. You can find healthy fats in foods like avocado, nuts and seeds.




Water - this keeps you hydrated and helps you to stay focused, keeps your skin glowing and helps your body work properly.


glass of water


In this activity, we will make choices for creating a healthy lunch box.



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