communicate feelings of hunger and thirst
investigate why we need to eat and drink
recognise equipment used for eating and drinking
refine skills for eating and drinking
identify feeling full when eating
use the senses to explore different types of food and drink
identify different types of food and drink—vegetables, meat, bread, sweets, juice etc.
participate in categorising food/drink into healthy and non-healthy
show preferences for foods and drinks
use the food pyramid to plan a balanced meal/diet
develop an understanding of recommended portion sizes for men, women, children, the elderly, those recuperating after illness etc.
demonstrate awareness of their own/others’ dietary requirements
accept and reject food/drink suitable to their own needs
name some food allergies and list the effects of them