After watching the videos, continue the learning using the activities below.
Early Childhood Educators
“♫ Milk comes from cows on dairy farms, dairy farms, dairy farms ♫”. Download, print and sing these food-themed songs together to learn about food through music.
Make play dough using wheat flour. Children can use the dough in pretend play to make pizzas, bread, cookies or muffins!
Make a simple no-cook strawberry jam together. Mash ½ cup of strawberries in a bowl and stir in ¼ tsp sugar and 1 tsp of chia seeds. Leave in the fridge overnight to set. Serve as a snack with cheese and crackers the next day.
Make a No Blender Smoothie together. Discuss how each ingredient is produced and which ones are local to your community.
Have students brainstorm foods that are made from wheat. Consider doing a tasting in class. For example, try different breads made from wheat like croissants, bannock, buns or naan.
Decorate the room by making a Food Garland. Ask children to decorate the garland template with colourful drawings of local foods, like strawberries, milk and wheat!
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Activity: songs & puppets
This free activity includes two food-themed songs and printable puppets.