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Grow It, Try It, Like It! Nutrition Education Kit

Aug 06, 2014
About this Lesson Plan
  • Subject: Nutrition/Science/Food
  • Duration: 20-40 minutes each lesson
  • Grades: PreK
  • Ages: 3-5
  • Reading Levels: Not Required
  • Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills:

Hands-on activities for preschoolers*

At this time, these lesson plans are only available in English.

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Nutrition Education Kit Featuring MyPlate is a garden-themed nutrition education kit for child care center staff that introduces children to: three fruits - peaches, strawberries, and cantaloupe, and three vegetables - spinach, sweet potatoes, and crookneck squash. The kit includes seven booklets featuring fruits and vegetables with fun activities through the imaginary garden at Tasty Acres Farm! It also has a CD-ROM with Supplemental Information and a DVD with Cool Puppy Pup's Picnic and Lunch Parties.

Each set of lessons contains

  • hands-on activities
  • planting activities
  • nutrition education activities that introduce MyPlate

Use the kit to promote learning at home with fun parent/child activities and family-sized recipes that give tips for cooking with children.

Download the Education Program for Preschoolers

Book 1 - The Basics (2.73 MB)

Book 2 - Crookneck Squash Row (1.59 MB)

Book 3 - Spinach Lane (1.59 MB)

Book 4 - Sweet Potato Hill (1.59 MB)

Book 5 - Cantaloupe Corner (1.54 MB)

Book 6 - Peach Tree Orchard (1.63 MB)

Book 7 - Strawberry Patch (1.48 MB)

Food and Nutrition Fun for Preschoolers (131.64 KB)


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Written on Aug 06, 2014Last updated on Nov 05, 2014




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