Fun With Food and Fitness — Newsletter for First Grade Curriculum Lesson 1: Food Groups

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Food Group PrimerSarah Wood
Curriculum Coordinator

This newsletter corresponds with Lesson 1 of the Show Me Nutrition First Grade curriculum. In this handout, families are encouraged to be active together and involve children in choosing and preparing fun, family-friendly recipes. The newsletter also reminds families to build a healthy meal using the USDA’s MyPlate.

Publications numbers for first grade newsletters are: N100 (Lesson 1) N101 (Lesson 2), N102 (Lesson 3), N103 (Lesson 4), N104 (Lesson 5), N105 (Lesson 6), N106 (Lesson 7), N107 (Lesson 8)


  • Food groups
  • Nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • MyPlate
  • Family
  • Cooking
  • Germs
  • Hand washing


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