A Pintsize Pyramid
Children across America now have their own kid-friendly version of the government’s online MyPyramid Food Guidance System. Appropriately titled MyPyramid for Kids, the new website (www.mypyramid.gov/kids/index.html) offers these features:
- a nifty graphic symbol designed to appeal to kids aged 6–11
- lesson plans for grades 1–6
- an interactive computer game called “MyPyramid Blast Off”
- a physical activity curriculum for elementary-school students
- a downloadable poster
- tips for families
- a coloring page
- downloadable worksheets to track food choices
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