To promote healthy eating habits, the author engages children in draw-and-talk or draw-and-write activities and provides teachers with essential instructional resources.
Draw and Talk and Draw and Write
The activities in this book rely heavily on a technique called ‘Draw and Talk’ for younger children and ‘Draw and Write’ for older children. Draw and Talk is a simple drawing and talking activity, loosely based on the illuminative Drw and Write research strategies originally devised by Noreen Wetton, and now widely used in developing and evaluating curriculum programmes in health education.
Draw and Talk
During Circle Time ask the younger children to focus on some aspect of the topic, make a picture inside their heads about it and remember it so that they can draw it later. After the Circle Time session ask the children to draw that picture and as they finish ...