Lesson 1: Hidden sugars in drinks

After learning how much sugar goes into a variety of drinks (including 'healthy' juices), children learn how to categorise different foods into their correct food groups

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing what 'hidden sugars' are

  • Knowing where to find the nutritional information on a drinks container

  • Knowing that there are five food groups and what they are made up of

  • Knowing how much of each food group we should eat each day

Teacher Video: Hidden sugars in drinks

Note that this Teacher Video is the same as the Teacher Video in Lesson 2


Activity: Food sorting plate (x1 per child)
Activity: Food to sort (x1 per child)
Activity: Drinks sugar content results table (x1 per child)
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