Host healthy eating challenges

What’s involved

  • Find or create a challenge around healthy eating (e.g., share your rainbow lunch, drinking water, and how many grains you can try).
  • Decide how students will participate (e.g., will there be a goal to reach? will they share pictures, timelines, etc.?).
  • Share the challenge with staff, students, and families in various ways (e.g., in class, online classroom, and social media channels).
  • Share the results with staff, students, and families.

Who can deliver it

  • Principals
  • School administrators
  • Teachers

Time commitment

  • 1 hour to set up
  • Timing will depend on type of challenge

Resources required

  • Computer
  • Social media channels
  • Prizes (optional)

Ideal learning environment

  • Long-term virtual learning
  • Short-term virtual learning
  • Summer break
  • Outdoor education
  • Hybrid classroom
  • Traditional classroom

Pictures and/or videos of this health promotion practice being delivered​


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