Power to Play is a superhero themed program for grades 2&3 that encourages healthy eating and physical activity for children.
Superheroes Brock Lee and Coco Lait lead grade 2 & 3 students on healthy eating and physical activity adventures so they too can have the power to play, think, and feel great!
Dates: Friday, January 19, 2018, Friday, February 16, 2018 or Friday, April 6, 2018
Time: 9:30am – 3:00pm
Location: Dairy Farmers of Manitoba (4055 Portage Avenue)
This interactive workshop will include:
Training and a free copy of a teacher manual complete with lesson plans and bilingual student activity sheets
An electronic version of lessons to use on a Smartboard
A Smartboard program "Adventures in Power to Play" that uses interactive touch technology to let students explore healthy food choices through hands-on investigation
Ideas for fun and healthy classroom snacks (and samples of course!)
A Make and Take - Mystery Can for nutrition activities
Note: Lunch is not provided. You are welcome to bring a lunch with your (there’s a refrigerator and microwave for use), or to step out during the lunch break.
Resources & Materials
Learn about nutrition in accordance with Manitoba’s physical education and health education curriculum, while also teaching and building upon other school subjects. Check out how – download the Power to Play! Manitoba Curriculum Integration Charts:
Visit the Dairy Farmers of Manitoba website for more information about program resources, curriculum connections, support material, additional activities, home connections and more.
“I’m excited to share with my students how to better follow the food guide and eat healthier.”
“The free materials are easy to implement and are useful for a variety of different learning styles.”
"Power to Play was easy for me to understand and implement. I loved how much my students understood about food and nutrition when we completed the unit! If we can teach students to eat healthy and live healthier lifestyles then we truly are giving them the Power to Play!"