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  A 4 week series of nutrition classes were held at the Bridgehampton School for K, 2nd & 3rd grade students as part of a National Nutrition Month celebration. Students learned about different Go-Slow & Whoa Foods and the month culminated with a K-5th School Health Fair. Our ESNY nutritionist set up an interactive, educational table with healthy snacks and fruits & vegetables.
Students from each grade where divided into three groups. One group got to test their knowledge with the healthy snacks prize wheel, the second group was at the table assembling healthy snacks within MyPlate, the third group played MyPlate beach ball food group game and exercised as they got their turn. “It was great to see how the children were identifying the different food groups and how they suggested different ways of adding fruits and vegetables in their meals and snacks.” (3rd grade teacher).
Healthy recipes and 10 tips handouts and food tasting were also a fun way to reinforce learning to make good food choices.
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -- SNAP. SNAP provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. To find out more, go to www.myBenefits.ny.gov or contact 1-800-342-3009. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. Cornell Cooperative Extension is funded in part by Suffolk County through the office of the County Executive and the County Legislature.
                                                      




























































































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