Lesson 5: Diet and Dental Health

Children explore the importance of a healthy, balanced diet, looking at what each food group does for the body and how this can impact mood.

Learning Objectives

  • Describing the benefits of a healthy diet on mental and physical wellbeing

  • Understanding the importance of good oral hygiene

  • Understanding the importance of keeping well hydrated

Teacher Video: Healthy body, healthy brain

This video covers all our Healthy body, healthy brain lessons throughout KS1 and KS2

Resources

Whats for Dinner PowerPoint
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Created by:
Elaine Bousfield,  
Wellbeing specialist
Elaine worked for many years as a therapist with young people. She is the founder and chair of XenZone and its children and young people’s counselling service, kooth.com. Kooth delivers an onlineAnother term for ‘the internet’. counselling and therapy service. It is…
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