• Activities:

     “You Are What You Eat” Contest –

    Students would draw a “self-portrait” using fruits & vegetables to draw themselves as well as write a short essay explaining why they chose the fruits & vegetables they did to draw the portrait.

     Creative Writing Activity -

    Write a story using a fruit/veggie as the main character.


    Lesson Plans:

    Maple Syrup:
     
    Sugar Maple Days 4-5

    How sweet is Maple Syrup?

    Maple Youth Activity Book


    Making Maple Cream


    Farm-to-Pizza
    A fun, hands-on lesson plan to help connect Elementary students with locally grown foods.

    Kitchen Scrap Gardening

    With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can devise some ver imaginative indoor gardens from your kithcen leftovers!

    The Plant-Soil Relationship
    Stud
    ents investigate the relationship between plants and soil.

    Strong Eggs!
    Recipe for Strong Scrambled Mini Pizzas:  Eggs can be an important par of a healthy breakfast to give you a stron start to your day because the high-quality protein provides mind and body energy.


    Website Links:

    FOOD: A FACT OF LIFE
    —Lessons and activities divided into age groups: 3 to 5, 5 to 8, 8 to 11, 11—16, 16 to 18

    http://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/index.aspx

    FOOD FOR THOUGHT NUTRITION CURRICULUM - K-6 Lessons and activities

    http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nutrition/contents


    GROWING MINDS—A great website with lessons and activities from pre-K to high school

    http://growing-minds.org/lesson-plans-landing-page/