Healthy Eating Resources

A Fruit and Vegetables themed website. 

Please choose from the Teachers options that are shown in the menu on the left side of this page. DFO's Dairy Education program offers 45 minute interactive classroom presentations. Please take a look at all our teacher and student resources. 

A printable colouring book. 

Sort food pictures into 5 boxes. Create a healthy meal. 

This page contains worksheets, online activities and other educational resources to support teaching and learning about ourselves. 

Lesson plans and worksheets from 

To increase awareness of how to eat healthy even when you are busy. 

These placemats are a great tool for teaching about the food groups and eating healthy. 

KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development. You're now in the Parents area. At the bottom of each article, you'll find links to related features created for kids and teens. We encourage you to share them! 

You’ll find plenty of uses for picture cards featuring fruits and vegetables. Children can sort the cards and use them in matching games, all the while increasing their familiarity with the names and appearances of a medley of fruits and veggies. 

Engage students in fun, healthy living lessons with our free, easy-to-use, curriculum-based Mission Nutrition* resources for Grades K to 8. 

MyPyramid for Kids educational material brings the messages of MyPyramid to elementary school children. 

Kids Nutrition at its Best 

A variety of resources about healthy eating. 

Power to Play! is a superhero-themed program encouraginghealthy eating and physical activity for children. 

Differentiate between different food groups Recognize and write common food from each of the food groups 

Gimme 5's Activity Book

Designed to fit into the Ontario Grade 3 curriculum guidelines, this unit is a fun way to teach children about the importance of eating fruit and vegetables from the five different colour groups. Copies of the unit are available free of charge to educators.

BusyBodies is a set of 60 activity cards that offers a variety of healthy eating and physical activity experiences for parents and caregivers to explore with preschoolers, ages 3-5.