Comprehensive Health Education in Prekindergarten

Nutrition and Fitness


Maryland State Curriculum Content Standard 6:  Students will demonstrate the ability to use nutrition and fitness knowledge, skills, and strategies to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Performance Indicators

A. Responses to Food 


Identify the relationship between food and the senses. 


Recognize that foods have different tastes, such as sweet, sour, bitter, and salty.

E. Food and Health 


Recognize the relationship between food and health. 


Tell why the body needs food.