Sleep
Healthy Food
Exercise
Keep it Clean
Grab Bag
100
T or F: If you don't get enough sleep, you may not grow well.
TRUE Research shows this current generation of kids will be shorter than their parents because they are not getting enough sleep!
100
Spinach, broccoli, carrots, sweet potatoes and peas are all examples of food from what food group?
Vegetable Group
100
The new Food Guide Pyramid recommends how many minutes of activity per day? a. 30 b. 60 c. 90
b. 60
100
Dentists recommend you brush your teeth at least how many times per day? a. 0 b. 2 c. 5
b. 2
100
Low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese, low-fat or fat-free yogurt, low-fat or fat-free American or cheddar cheese or light ice cream are all examples of foods from which group?
Milk and Dairy Products
200
About how many hours of sleep should you get each night? a. 14-18 b. 5-6 c. 10-11
c. 10-11 hours
200
Give 3 examples of types of food from the fruit group.
Orange, apple, banana, pear, grapefruit, papaya, mango, kiwi, watermelon, strawberries, etc…
200
T or F: Competitive sports (like soccer, basketball, football, and so on) are the only kinds of physical activity that count towards your 30 minutes of physical activity in a day.
FALSE Activities such as swimming, running, ballet and rollerblading are great physical activities that aren't competitive.
200
T or F: Washing your hands is the best way to stop germs from spreading.
TRUE!
200
T or F: Exercising can actually make you happier.
TRUE! When you exercise, your brain releases a chemical called endorphins, which may make you feel happier.
300
T or F: Sleep is important for your health
TRUE!
300
1 slice bread, 1 cup dry cereal or 1/2 cup cooked rice, pasta or cereal are all examples of 1 ounce equivalents (or servings) from which food group?
Grains Group
300
Which of the following is the best way to stay healthy? a. eat right and exercise b. eat lots of candy c. lay on the couch all day
a. eat right and exercise
300
T or F: You should shower or take a bath every day.
True!
300

Our bodies need what essential liquid to work properly? (Hint: You drink it.)

 Water

400
Name one thing you could do to help you if you have trouble getting to sleep.
Take a warm bath Do a quiet activity (like reading) Limit caffeine intake (Also, use your bed just for sleeping – not doing homework, reading, playing games or talking on the phone. That way, you’ll train your body to associate your bed with sleep.)
400
Peanut butter, eggs, fish and chicken are examples of foods from which food group?
Meat and Beans Group
400
T or F: Doing stuff around the house, such as washing the car or raking leaves, are good physical activities.
TRUE
400
After you shower or take a bath you should: a. put your dirty clothes back on b. hang your dirty clothes back in your closet c. put on clean clothes and underwear d. roll around in the mud
c. put on clean clothes and underwear
400
T or F: When you get a drink at the water fountain, it is OK to put your lips on the spout because the water washes the germs away.
FALSE! Your lips should only touch the water when you get a drink at a water fountain!
500
T or F: Having a TV in your room helps you get more sleep.
FALSE!!! Research shows that kids who have a TV in their rooms sleep less. If you have a TV, turn it off when it’s time to sleep – light signals the brain to wake up! So stay away from bright lights (including computer screens, video game screens and TVs!) to help your body relax.
500
Name 3 of the 6 food groups
Grains, Vegetables, Fruits, Milk and Dairy Products, Protein and “fats and oils."
500
T or F: Lifting heavy weights can be dangerous to kids' muscles and tendons.
TRUE!
500

Name 2 important times to wash your hands.

Before and after eating or touching food, after using the bathroom, after blowing your nose or coughing, after touching pets or other animals, after playing outside, before and after visiting a sick relative or friend.

500
T or F: Rinsing your body with warm water is enough to clean away bacteria and germs, which can cause body odor.
FALSE! You need to use soap, too! Work it into a good lather and scrub every part of your body from your head (don't forget behind your ears!) to in between your toes. (The same goes for your hair!)
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