Health: November Lifeskill

This month at HALO, we’re talking about staying healthy!

This week we talked to our kids about eating healthy foods. One way we do this is to encourage our kids to eat like the rainbow. Eating lots of fruits and veggies, of all colors of the rainbow, means our bodies are getting lots of vitamins and minerals.

Vitamins and minerals help keep our hearts healthy, they help our bodies fight off sicknesses, and they help us feel stronger and have more energy throughout the day. To help us remember this, even more, we made art using some foods that are part of the rainbow! Instead of using a paintbrush, the kids created beautiful colorful art using a few examples of healthy foods.

Oranges have lots of Vitamin C, which keeps our bodies strong and helps keep us from getting sick. Lemons and limes are the same, and all three of these also have calcium, which is good for our bones. Broccoli is a green vegetable and is high in protein(which makes us stronger), potassium(which is good for our muscles), and is made almost entirely out of water, so it also helps us stay hydrated!

This is one way that #ArtDoesGood at HALO. It helps us teach kids to think about their health, while also giving them time to be creative!

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