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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Tactile Food Pyramid: Primary and Secondary

APH's Tactile Food Pyramid helps you make healthier choices.

Primary Tactile Food Pyramid

Teaches primary grade children to make smart choices for an 1,800 calorie diet.
Includes
  • USDA's colorful 24 x 36 inch classroom poster, MyPyramid for Kids with braille documentation
  • 10 blank desktop tactile pyramids
  • 10 punch & paste sheets; pieces are applied with glue (not included)
Students follow the key and gradually build a tactile pyramid, by gluing the punch & paste pieces to the blank desktop tactile pyramid sheet, as they learn about the different food groups. When complete, students have a "take home" item to share with family and friends. The printed and embossed on heavy paper.

Secondary Tactile Food Pyramid

Teaches teens and adults to make smart choices for a 2,000 calorie diet.
Includes
  • USDA's colorful 24 x 36 inch classroom poster, MyPyramid: Steps to a Healthier You with braille documentation
  • 5 desktop tactile pyramids
The colorful/tactile desktop pyramids are a great educational aid that can be used in the classroom and at home. The printed and thermoformed on plastic.
Both Tactile Food Pyramids are intended to be used as educational aids with your state or school district educational standards. Teachers, parents, and students are encouraged to visit www.Myplate.gov to find classroom lessons and exciting activities to help teach about healthy food choices and exercise.

Tactile Food Pyramid Kit:

Primary:
Catalog Number: 1-03016-00
Click this link to purchase the Tactile Food Pyramid Kit: Primary.

Secondary:
Catalog Number: 1-03018-00
Click this link to purchase the Tactile Food Pyramid Kit: Secondary.

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