Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with Gregory
(Before you begin)
Create a Gregory goat. Using an image of a goat's head, enlarge it if
needed so it is the approx. size of one sheet of paper, color and back
with cardboard or card stock.
Cut a hole in the mouth of the goat. Place a 2 gallon baggie on the
back of the goat's head so it opens to the mouth . This baggie will
hold the food pictures found by the children.
Objective: TLW identify a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner.
magazines, newspaper, Gregory, "Gregory the Terrible Eater", food
This lesson will span over three days
1. Read the story "Gregory the Terrible Eater"
Gregory eats foods like you and I. How can we make sure his meals are
2. Using the food pyramid, review with children the number of servings
that are allowed from each group for one day.
3. The children will be divided into five groups, each group will be
assigned a different food group from the pyramid.
4. Each group will locate foods from a magazine or newspaper appropriate
from their food group.
5. Items located will be placed together on a paper plate with the
6. Children will discuss items found. Answering questions such as: Is
that a good choice for breakfast? Is it an OK choice for everyday?
Make certain that children have allowed for drinks with their meal.
7. Children will mark off servings used from their food group as they
use them. The children will locate foods for lunch on the second day
and dinner on the third. The foods will be placed on plates like the
8. Children will take turns feeding Gregory. Children will say the
food and where it belongs on the food pyramid as they feed the goat.
9. Children can take the food items out of the baggie and create new
meals for Gregory.
Children can identify items from each of the food groups to create a
meal appropriate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Prien Lake Elementary
3741 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605