Taking Time to Eat

Students will learn about the importance of taking time to eat and enjoy food.

This video talks about the importance of taking time to eat and enjoying food.

This short video explains the importance of taking time to eat. 

Students will learn how they may feel when they eat too quickly. They will also learn how chewing times will vary for different foods and will be encouraged to pay attention to this as they eat their lunch.

 
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Grade
K/Primary-3
Theme
Healthy eating
Language
Bilingual

When talking about food to students, the focus is usually on the types of foods to promote healthy growth and development. Canada’s Food Guide also emphasizes the importance of creating an enjoyable eating environment.

To explore this in greater detail, visit Canada.ca/FoodGuide.