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|Title of Project: Food Group Game: Where Does It Go? by Ashley
Purpose of the Project: Identify where food goes on the food pyramid.
Description of the Project: Food pyramid with Velcro, you have to match the
food to the right spot on the food pyramid.
CSHE Area that this project aligns with: Nutrition
GLE(s): ME2A1: Recognize that food fits into different groups and that different
amounts are needed from each food group.
Developmentally appropriate grade or grade-range: 1st-2nd
Equipment/Items needed to make this project:
Saber saw, table saw, marine plywood, paint, painter's tape, velcro, laminated food
1. I cut out the triangle with a saber saw.
2. I mounted legs so it could stand.
3. I painted each section and used painter's tape (it takes a lot of coats).
4. I used two Velcro pieces per food group and laminated different food items
for them to Velcro on the board.
Cost to make the project: $0 (I had the supplies already)
Actual cost to purchase a version of the project: $25.50 from eNasco.com
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