Year 3 Teachers



  1. Discuss the importance of eating a variety of fruit and vegetables every day as they contain vital nutrients, called vitamins, as well as fibre.
  2. Explain that vitamin C helps the body fight off illnesses and infections like colds and flu, as well as repair itself after a an injury.
  3. Tell children that vitamin C can be found in a variety of foods e.g. apples, oranges, peas and onions.
  4. Ask children if they know what the body needs fibre for and discuss the importance of eating fibre everyday to keep the digestive system working properly.
  5. Brainstorm foods that contain fibre e.g. wholemeal bread, certain breakfast cereals, apples, celery and other fruits and vegetables.
  6. Then read the page "An apple a day keeps the doctor away