February’s Healthy Breakfast Challenge

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Students, teachers, and families have enjoyed each of the first five monthly fitness challenges I’ve presented to them this year.  However, for February, I’m offering a healthy breakfast challenge (link to document below) instead of a fitness challenge.  This idea came to me as I overheard a group of 5th grade students discussing their morning routines before school.  Several of the students mentioned that they either didn’t have time for breakfast or just didn’t like to eat breakfast.  I then took a quick survey of the class and discovered that some students eat breakfast everyday, others sometimes eat breakfast, and more than a few never eat breakfast.

February’s Nutritious Breakfast Challenge Goals

  • to educate students and parents about the significance of eating a complete, nutritious breakfast
  • to define what a complete breakfast includes (carbohydrates, protein, vitamins/minerals)
  • to introduce students to a variety of options for a complete breakfast

Click February’s Nutritious Breakfast Challenge for an editable copy of the challenge.

The Challenge: Students will choose one food from each of the three columns (carbohydrates, protein, fruit) listed below for breakfast.  One their calendar, they will mark each of the items they ate.  They only mark the calendar on days they eat a complete, nutritious breakfast.  At the end of the month, students turn in their calendars to receive an award certificate and toe token.

Click February’s Nutritious Breakfast Challenge for an editable copy of the challenge.

Click Healthy Breakfast Certificate 2018 for an editable copy of the February certificate.


“Breakfast Basics.” KidsHealth. The Nemours Foundation, n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2017.


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