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What’s Included?

DIY Meals and Snacks Teacher Guide

The Teacher Guide provides all the background information you need to teach the program’s four lessons. Plus, it includes ready-to-use student and teacher assessment tools and a completed CTF Abridged Challenge form.

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DIY Meals and Snacks Student Workbook

The Student Workbook includes activity worksheets, customizable recipes, and student assessment tools for each lesson.

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DIY Meals and Snacks Slide Decks

The slide decks contain the videos, background information, activity instructions, recipes, and discussion questions required to teach each lesson. Suggested speaking notes and additional information for teachers is provided in the notes section of each slide.

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DIY Meals and Snacks Nutrient Graphs

The nutrient graphs are a detailed 8.5 × 11" card set to use as a teaching tool for one of the activities.

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DIY Meals and Snacks Videos

These videos introduce each lesson and are embedded in the slide deck. If the embedded video does not play, use the link in the notes section.

DIY Meals and Snacks Recipes

Each lesson features two recipes that students can customize by applying the principles of the CFG Plate. One simple and one complex recipe are provided for each lesson in the Student Workbook; choose one or both depending on your class time and students’ cooking skills. Each recipe has a corresponding[...]

Do you teach Junior High Health?

This program is for junior high Foods teachers and can be adapted for high school Foods classes. If you are a junior high Health teacher, check out our Food for Me program.


The two programs are not designed to be delivered to the same classes.

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Junior High

Junior High Health: Food for Me

Students will plan meals and snacks that feature foods from Canada’s Food Guide[...]

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Elementary 4-6

A Guided Discovery of Canada’s Food Guide Grades 4-6

This series of digital lesson plans will guide students in learning about Canada’s Food[...]

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Elementary 4-6

Canada’s Food Guide Plate Digital Lesson Plan Grades 4-6

Students can explore Canada’s Food Guide and apply their learnings to real world[...]

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Elementary 4-6

Mindful Eating Digital Lesson Plan Grades 4-6

Use this free interactive lesson plan to explore Canada’s Food Guide with your[...]

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Elementary 4-6

Cook More Often Digital Lesson Plan Grades 4-6

Learn about Canada’s Food Guide recommendations for planning and preparing meals[...]

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