Opening Activity: Food producers worksheets
- Songs - "On Top of Spaghetti", "Popcorn Popping on the Apricot Tree", "Pat-a-Cake", and "Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar?"
- Read “Corn” by Gail Gibbons
Snack: Popcorn, apples, peanut butter, string cheese.
Wiggle Time: Exercises for a healthy body - use Wiggle Block - roll the block to see what activity we do.
Lesson: Discuss the food groups and why we need each of them. Play "my healthy plate" - the first person to collect their total healthy foods on their plate wins!
Craft/Activity: "I am thankful for..." pumpkin pie spinner. What are you thankful for?
Wednesday with Naomi
Opening Activity: Match food to its Maker (i.e. cheese, milk, yogurt to the cow. Bacon and pork chops to the pig. Fruits to their trees etc.) Farm or Factory worksheet
- Read- Green Eggs and Ham, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar
- Sing- Can you bake a cake, and Bubba the Blueberry Bear
Snack: Homemade bread (show them wheat berries, freshly ground wheat, bread dough, and fresh baked bread) Fresh Butter (have the kids shake heavy whipping cream into butter inside of a small jar!) Honey (watch a short video on how bees produce honey.)
Lesson: How food is transported all around the world for us to eat and what it does for our economy.
Craft/Activity: Plant Pumpkin, and wheat grass!