Food Resources for Teachers

Food is a fun subject for students of all ages! Use these lesson plans and worksheets to explore the many educational uses of food with your class during National Nutrition Month (March) or any time of year. You'll find plenty of cross-curricular resources, including edible art projects, songs about nutrition, and recipes from around the globe. Students will enjoy hands-on activities that use candy to learn about math and science. You'll also find worksheets on the human digestive system and healthy eating.

Printables for Grades K-5
Food grabs students' attention and these lesson resources will, too! Choose from warm-ups with questions, printables using math skills, science activities including a lab with stations, and writing prompts.
Printables for Grades 6-8
Use our resources on food to teach students nutritional information in fun ways. Activities include a food web, fast food information, foods from Colonial times, and more.
Printables for Grades 9-12
Enhance students' knowledge of food and nutrition with these printables which include genetics using Gummy Bears, science key terms and review with accompanying test on food and nutrition, and more.
Lesson Plans
These engaging lessons will keep students interested and wanting to learn more about food. Choose from activities including experiments about mold and food or how ants are attracted to different foods, growing a class garden, and many more.
Test your students' knowledge about food with our quizzes. Interesting quizzes include a vegetarianism quiz and quizzes based on history and cultures.
Holiday Recipes
Classwork with "taste" describes these recipe resources. Students use math skills creating crazy recipes, and expand their cultural knowledge when they study recipes from other countries.
Use these reading passages and recipes to increase students' learning about food facts and foods from other cultures.
Educational Technology Resources
These Educational Technology Resources offer you activities such as internet research on fast food facts, gathering data and creating a powerpoint presentation, and more.
Food & Art Connected
Students extend their learning about foods with these printable activities on healthy food choices, grammar and noun skill building through foods, and examining measurements of arts and crafts recipes.
Mathematics & Food Connected
Help students expand their math skills with our resources. Activities include Gummy Worm estimation and measurement, favorite fruits survey, and creating a snack spreadsheet.
History & Food Connected
Food and history are intertwined. Choose from activities such as the marshmallow's history, and comparing present-day Thanksgiving foods to those eaten in Colonial times to teach students about the history of foods.
Science & Food Connected
Printables and reading passages including The Science Behind Nutrition, Gummy Bear Genetics, and the Chemistry of Cooking are a few of the Science and Food resources available.
Language Arts & Food Connected
These resources include writing prompts, books with lessons and resources, vocabulary and writing about hunger and malnutrition, and many more.
Literature Resources for Food & Nutrition
Use our various books and reading passages with activity sheets and other resources to enhance students' knowledge about food.
Social Studies & Food Connected
Choose from our resources to enhance students' knowledge about food. Included are supermarket fair trade items, a take-home nutrition vocabulary project, labeling the parts of the corn plant, and more.
Food Resources for Health & Nutrition
Our Health and Nutrition Resources offer a lab lesson with worksheet and materials needed, a slideshow of activities for a printable book, and healthy exercise tips.

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