Resources for Educators

Common Bytes via Common Threads | Recipes, games, nutrition lessons and other resources for learning about cooking healthy foods!

Curriculum and Activities via Big Green at Home | Learning Garden curriculum options that focus on Food Literacy and Real Food Education.

Educator Bundles via Big Green at Home | A collection of activities that are short and easy to implement with limited supplies and without ever leaving the house.

Grow it, try it, like it! Preschool Fun with Fruits and Vegetables via USDA | Grow it, try it, like it! preschool fun with fruits and vegetables is a garden-themed nutrition education kit for child care center staff that introduces children to: three fruits – peaches, strawberries, and cantaloupe, and three vegetables – spinach, sweet potatoes, and crookneck squash.

The Food Education Center via Pilot Light | Includes Pre-K-12 lessons for students that make it easy to integrate food education into existing curricula and to inspire your students’ curiosity while continuing to build informed relationships with food. Pilot Light was started with chefs and teachers partnering together using food in the classroom as a tool to teach traditional school subjects, and now all teachers can use Pilot Light’s free lesson plans for their students!

Resource Library via Kids Garden Community | Looking for inspiration? Dig into these top-rated resources! Use the filters to explore guides, curricula, webinars and more for teaching and learning through the garden. 

Small Bites on Demand via Common Threads | Common Threads is offering FREE on-demand (self-paced) Small Bites lessons for elementary school-age children!

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