Sat, Apr 21, 2012 4:05 AM in Nutrition SciPack
I recently completed the Nutrition Sci Pack and I learned quite a bit! I also teach kindergarten so a lot of the information presented would not be appropriate for my little ones but it was great background knowledge for myself. Thank you for sharing the information about the Nutrition Sci Guides. I will be sure to look at the one geared designed for K-4. In kindergarten our lessons are designed t...
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Sat, Apr 07, 2012 4:12 AM in Nutrition
Thank you for sharing all of the nutrition resources and the "go, slow, whoa" activity. It sounds like a great idea to do with the children. I can't wait to try it with my students.
I agree that a lot of the nutrition choices that the kids make have to do with influences at home. When we line up to go places I sometimes ask my kids to line up based on the types of food they had for breakfast or ...
Sun, Mar 25, 2012 2:38 AM in Vermicomposting
I teach kindergarten and we started a garden this year which also led to us learning about worms. A great book that we used was "Wonderful Worms" by Linda Glaser. The children loved learning about how important worms and how they help gardens grow. We didn't have enough money this year to get a worm hangout but we are looking forward to purchasing one for next year. We would also like to work wit...
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Nutrition: Grades K-4
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 9:55 PM Nutrition SciGuide Review
I found the Nutrition SciGuide lesson plans to be very focused and easy to understand. The SciGuide provided a lot of extra resources that I could use to carry out the lessons with my kindergarteners. I also liked that the extension ideas. I used them as homework to get the parents involved with their learning. I complete the Food Choices lesson with my students and they loved it. It was a great way to teach my students about making healthier food choices. My class really liked the Eat Your Colors activity.
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