The Healthy Food Guide has an excellent teachers’ resource section (useful for parents too!) They also have a free eNewsletter service.
Food for thought is a free nutrition education programme for year 5 and 6 primary school students. Developed by nutritionists and teachers, you could use this to teach a unit in itself. It offers class resources, posters, and a Teaching Activities Framework with over 125 activities to cater to all students. The programme can organise a guided supermarket visit for your class, and a sponsored lunch where students can plan and prepare a well-planned, balanced, and nutritious shared lunch.
The UK-based Food a Fact of Life website has a wealth of free resources on healthy eating, cooking and food aimed at young people from 3-18 years old. It includes food science, classroom activities, posters, and recipes all aimed at different age bands.
This US-based site Fuel up to Play 60 has a wealth of information on healthy eating and physical activity.
The highly-acclaimed and Canterbury-made Sparklers website consists of 36 classroom activities that teachers can use to help their year 1-8 students feel calmer, happier, and more ready to learn. The activities take between 10 minutes and 1 hour, are aligned with the school curriculum, and cover a wide range of wellbeing topics including managing emotions, living in the moment, being grateful, and showing kindness.
What’s Up is a fantastic website to introduce your class to. It is a free online chat or phone service for kids and teenagers to talk to someone (a trained counsellor) about anything at all. The main website has tips to help kids deal with their emotions.
This US website KidsHealth in the Classroom has free teacher health-based resources, such as experiments with the senses, tools to promote reading readiness, and easy ways to incorporate daily physical activity into the classroom.