FOOD IS ELEMENTARY

CURRICULUM

Food is Elementary: A Hands-on Curriculum for Young Students

by Antonia Demas, PhD (2001)

  • Educates children about the relationship between food choices and health/disease prevention

  • Provides children with the life skill of food preparation through hands-on interactive experience

  • Introduces healthful foods through the traditions and arts of different cultures

  • Incorporates literature, geography, history, science, and math into food-based lessons

  • Encourages a child's natural curiosity and creativity to be the foundation of learning

  • Involves families and community in classroom teaching, school meals, gardens, and collaborative mural project

 

  • Can be adapted to different age groups - ages 4 to 18

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Food is Elementary in Action

See students, teachers, parents, and staff demonstrate the benefits of Food is Elementary, the award-winning, evidenced-based curriculum developed by Dr. Antonia Demas. This interactive, hands-on curriculum teaches children about eating whole foods, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes.

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