In year 2 our science enquiry this half term is all about thinking about how we can lead a healthy lifestyle. We are going to be thinking about how to keep our minds and bodies healthy through the foods we eat, the exercise we undertake and the way we realte to other people. Below are some links to games and resources to find out more.





In class we have looked at the eat well plate and considered the different types of food we eat. Click the picture below to play a game about the different food types.


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If you click here you can create your own healthy lunchbox! You might want to print it out and bring it in to show the rest of the class.


Did you know these facts?

Key Fact 1 – Around the world people choose and combine different foods to make meals and snacks. The total amount and range of foods eaten is called the diet;

Key fact 2 – A healthy diet is made up from a variety and balance of different foods and drinks, as depicted in the eat well plate.

Key Fact 3 – To be active and healthy, food is needed to provide energy for the body;

Key Fact 4 – A variety of food is needed in the diet because different foods contain different substances that are needed for health. These are nutrients, water and fibre;

Key Fact 5 – Being active and looking after yourself are important for health.


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Click the picture above to visit the BBC site for Health & Growth or click here to play the unmuddle the meal game.


How do you think you can keep your mind healthy and lead a healthy lifestyle?

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  1. You could tell everybody in the class what food is healthy and I have made a poster to show the class a healthy poster

  2. Here are some of my ideas:
    – jogging club
    – weight lifting
    – yoga
    – dancing club
    – swimming club
    -rock climbing club

  3. Year 2, do you think you could come up with some ideas for how we could investigate the different types of exercise children in our school do and share your ideas below?