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Egg Theme
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Popcorn Theme
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  Teach+Play Tiles, Animal/Vegetable

        Tiles Animal/Vegetable
Children will have fun learning the basics with our Animal and Vegetable Teach+Play Tiles. This set of 12 wooden cards features colorful labelled animal art on one side and fruit and vegetable art on the other. Animal and Vegetable Teach+Play Tiles are great for developing basic recognition, classification, grouping, sorting, and matching skills. This set of 12 wooden cards is cut from high quality birch plywood and are printed on both sides. Each card measures 2-1/4" wide by 3-1/2" tall. Tiles are thin enough to be used as flash cards. Instructional tips and suggestions for play and a cloth pouch for storage are also included...  Read more

Sort It! Banner

Build language and logic skills with this classification activity - a Discount School Supply exclusive. Bright blue banner is 33 1/2L x 24W and includes 34 brightly colored fabric sorting pieces.  Categories include: color, food, transportation, farm, zoo, ocean and clothes. 

Food Pretend Play / Pretend Food / Play Food / Kitchen Sets

4 Piece Birch Kitchen Set

Jonti-Craft kitchens feature full-length piano KYDZHinges side-by-side oven doors dado and dowel pinning construction rounded KYDZSafe edges and corners.

Picture Sticker Pack - 24 Sheets

Realistic sticker designs are both fun and educational! Use them to decorate letters party decorations cards games photo albums and art projects! 3 sheets of 8 different themes: fish dinosaurs sea shells sports insects fruits & vegetables and two flower themes.

Food Group Pocket Chart

Shows current USDA nutritional guidelines. Rugged coated nylon with clear pockets, the chart is divided into 6 sections, one for each food group. Includes 95 photo-illustrated cards. Chart features metal grommets for hanging and storage pocket. 40"L x 41"H.

Here is an ebook I wrote.

Sample English Fruits
Fruit Words & Games eBook (English) is a great way to learn to recognize various fruits and how they are spelled. This eBook contains instructions, an 8 1/2" x 11" chart with fruit words and color images, 12 large word strips, 12 flashcards, 12 picture cards, 12 word cards, and some blank cards. The word strips can be used for classroom instruction, classroom display, bulletin boards, and more. The flashcards can be used as for those learning to read and to strengthen ones reading knowledge.  There are some blank word strips  and cards for other fruits.   Fruits included are: fruits, strawberries, watermelon, grapes, apple, cherries, pineapple, pear, banana, orange, and peach.  The large word strips measure 5 1/4"x 2 1/2" and the other cards measure 3" x 2 1/2"

Pages: 16 pages

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Fruit & Vegetable Felt Pieces

Fruits & Vegetables Combo Felt Set

Realistic fruit and vegetable felt pieces are perfect for color and shape recognition as well as introducing healthy foods and nutrition concepts. Set of 34 includes: 16 vegetables and 18 fruits. Ages Pre-K and up.

Food Books
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Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
The Edible Pyramid: Good Eating Every Day (Reading Rainbow Books) by Loreen Leedy
Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition by Lizzy Rockwell
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Laura Numeroff Books
Eric Carle Books

Music: "Me Gusta comer/ I Like To Eat" from "Amigos".
Tune Of: "Apples & Bananas" (the beginning part)
Cut out pictures of the foods from food ads, from the web, or other resources.  Glue them on 3x5" index cards.  Laminate or place clear laminate paper on the cards.  Use with the song.

Game: Make an extra set to play a matching or concentration game.

Go to Tips for Speaking Spanish to learn to pronounce these words.
In Spanish:
Me gusta comer, comer, comer
tomates y lechuga.


Other verses:
peras y manzanas
frutas y ensaladas
platanos y uvas

In English:
I like to eat, eat, eat
tomatoes and lettuce.


pears and apples
fruits and salads
bananas and grapes

You can have sing the child's favorite food for more verses.

Food and Nutrition Craft

Fast Food Card Game

In this lightning-fast card game, 2 to 4 players race to be the first to play all of their cards. Using sharp eyes and fast hands, players quickly try to match the shape, count or food category. The first player out of cards wins. A fast, portable, easy and "fun for everyone" game. Includes 80 game cards depicting foods from the Food Pyramid categories, 4 special action cards and instructions. Great for people who like UNO® or Blink®.

Activities and Printables

Old Testament Food (matching game)

FHE & Primary Idea Box: Word of Wisdom Talk about foods and products that are good and bad for your health.

CyberLibrary Facts about different plants and animals.
abcteach: Food Theme Unit
Including activity pages, worksheets, songs, and more.
Shape Books/Coloring Pages
Fruit: apple, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, grapes, lemons, oranges, peaches, pear, raspberries, strawberries, watermelon, Fruit
Food: Bread, egg, flour, pickle, Ham Slice, Tomato, Swiss Cheese
Healthy Snacks: Peanut, Peanut Butter, Popcorn, Milk Carton
Fast Food: candy, chocolate bar, pizza, ice cream cone, milkshake, sundae, toffee apple, Cookie, Submarine/Hero, Sandwich
Agricultural Communications Search Engine
Search for food to color (large images).
Candy USA History, FAQ, statistics, nutrition and  health, trivia, Just for Kids (including Educational Resources), recipes, information, publications (pdf files; including candy crafts),  and more. Food Coloring Pages apple basket, apple slice, asparagus, bagel, blueberries, bread, butter, cake, candy, candy apple, candy bar, cantaloupe, carrots, celery, cereal, cheese, cheese & crackers, cherries, chili, Chinese chips, coconut, coffee, cookie, corn, croissant, cucumber, danish, donut, drumstick, eggplant, eggs, fish, garlic, grapes, ham, hamburger, hoagie, hot dog, ice cream, juice, lemon, lettuce, lime, lobster, melon, milk, mushroom, nectarine, onion, orange, pancake, pasta, pea, pear, picnic basket, pineapple, pizza, popcorn, popsicle, potato, pretzel, pumpkin, radish, raisins, raspberry, rolls, scallions, shrimp, snow peas, soda, steak, strawberries, taco, tomato, turkey, turnip, watermelon, water pitcher.
Clipart: Food Apple, cake, steak, carrot, cheese, cheesecake, chicken, dessert (under desert), egg, (cracked egg with a sunny side up egg under it), hotdog, icecream, milk, orange, orange juice, pear, pizza, salad, toast (in a toaster), and vegetables. - food clip art
Connected Kids - Coloring Book
Dental Health Month 2003: Crest Activity Sheets for Ages 4-10 (Lots).  (There are no food activity sheets in "Ages 6-7".)
Dole 5 A Day Coloring Book
Dole- 5 A Day Recipes, lesson plans, fruit and vegetable facts, fun things, etc.
Head Start Nutrition Education Curriculum Activites, songs, recipes, graphic resources, picture recipes, and more.
Heathly Choices for Kids @ Washington Apples Lessons, activities, coloring pages, and worksheets for: Eat a Wide Variety of Foods; Choose a Healthy and Active Lifestyle; Eat Plenty of Fruits, Vegetables, & Grains; and Choose Healthy Snacks.  There are different pictures of: dairy, fruit, grain, meat, and vegetables at Level 2: Chapter 1 (pdf).
Mann's Coloring Book Apple, Banana, Broccoli, Carrots, Cauliflower, Grapes, Milk, Mushrooms, Peach, Watermelon.
Preschool Coloring Book: Food Apple, Apple Core, Banana, Bread, Candy, Carrot, Cherry, Chips, Corn, Eggplant, Fast Food, Fruit, Gingerbread Cookie, Grapes, Hoagie, Hot Dog, Ice Cream, Ice Cream Bar, Ice Cream Sundae, Jell-O, Lemon, Onion, Orange, Peach, Pear, Pepper, Pizza, Popcorn, Strawberry, Swiss Cheese, Tomato, Watermelon
Online Food Activities

Note: Children must have approval by an adult to click on the links on my website or surf the web.

Online Egg Activities

Biology of Plants: Supermarket Botany @ MBGnet
The Amazing Body
Baking Bread Story ( Bear) @ kidzclub
Barbie Cake Maker
Breakfast Story @ kidzclub
Domino Sugar: Fun and  Games: Sweet Memory Game
The Enormous Carrot Story @ kidzclub Based from: "The Little Red Hen"
Food Art
Food Groups @ funschool
Green Eggs and Ham: Online Scramble (a puzzle)
Keebler: Hollow Tree - Games
Korky's Cookbook (Pizza) @ Sunshine Online
Let's Make Breakfast
LHS: Alien Juice Bar (Online Activity)
Mr. VegHead @ Rooney Design
My Health My World Games @ NIEHS
Plant Part Salad
Recipe Game @ DragonTales
Online Ice Cream Activities
Spuddering Baby Game (Potatoes) @ Idahoan
Veggie Match @ Whole Foods Vegetables & Fruits

MP3 Songs
Sticky Bubble Gum by Alleyoop (from the album Playful Tunes for Circle Time)
Sticky, Sticky, Sticky Bubble Gum by Michael & Jello (from the album I Wish My Nose Was A Chocolate Bar)

Candy isn't the best thing for you.  It has tons of sugar in it, but if you want something sweet, have it once in awhile.  Remember to brush you teeth.

Candy Recipes -- Pratt Family Resources
Dairy Free & Egg Free Candy Recipes -- Pratt Family Resources

Mini-Chocolate Lessons
Integrate these lessons all together.
Science Lesson:
Talk about the chocolate (where chocolate comes from and how different chocolates are made).  Go to Chocolate FAQ to find those answers.
Home Economics and Math Lesson:
Make a dessert located at dessert recipes or dairy-free dessert recipes.
Use those to practice fractions by either while preparing the recipes (double, triple, etc. the recipe) or cutting cake recipes into pieces.
You can expand this lesson more using language arts, art, or reading by drawing pictures and/or write about chocolate or what you made or ate and find a book to read about chocolate.

Candy USA
History, FAQ, statistics, nutrition and  health, trivia, Just for Kids (under Educational Resources, it has Careers in Candy and The Cocoa Tree-growing cocoa to manufacturing of chocolate), recipes, information, publications (Story of Chocoate, ...),  and more.

Snack: Drink juice.

Mom's Network: Letter J Coloring Page
Online Activities

Note: Children must have approval by an adult to click on the links on my website or surf the web.

LHS: Alien Juice Bar

Maple Syrup

Popcorn Theme

Games Kids Play - Pickle

Domino Sugar

Foods From Animals
Foods From Animals
I Am Thankful for Animals, Primary 1, Lesson 12 @

Egg Theme

Milk Products
Ice Cream Theme

Online Ice Cream Activities

Note: Children must have approval by an adult to click on the links on my website or surf the web.

Ice-cream Game
Keebler Creation Station: Cone-ology


Milk Books
Milk Books at Amazon style=

It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw

Milk Coloring Page @ Coloringbookfun
Milk Coloring Page @ Mann's

Meat and Meat Group

Ham Books at Amazon style=

Book: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss


Hamburger Books
Hamburger Books at Amazon style=

What Happens to a Hamburger? by Paul Showers

(This book is about digestion in the human body.)


Pizza Math Games
Learning Resources - Smart Snacks Piece-A-Pizza Fractions
Learning Resources Pizza Fraction Fun Game
Learning Resources Pizza Fraction Bingo
Learning Resources Magnetic Pizza Fractions

Pizza Pretend Play
Small World Living Toys My-Oh-My Pizza Pie
Pretend and Play Pizza Shop
Melissa & Doug Pizza Party

National Pork Board: Food Fun For Kids

Snack: Eat salami.

Cooking: Eat sausage.
Five Fat Sausages Rhyme @

Tamales Book
Three Little Tamales

Grain Items and Desserts


Decorate a Cake @ Outer-limit

Cake Books
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Cookie Books
Cookie Books at Amazon style=
Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar by Bonnie Lass (Including sheet music and a game.)
Who Took The Cookie From The Cookie Jar? by David Carter
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Llaman a la puerta por Pat Hutchins

The Doorbell Rang (My page)

Cooking: Make cookies located at: desserts or dairy-free desserts.

Fortune Cookies
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Picture Picture Factory Tours: How People Make Fortune Cookies
Video, still pictures, and online activity.

Cooking: Fortune Cookies @


Pie Books
Pie Books at Amazon style=

Enchanted Learning - Little Jack Horner  and Printout to Color

Games Kids Play - Pie

Make a pie.

Grain Items
Bread, cereal, popcorn, crackers, noodles, rice, tortillas, oats, etc.

Gluten Free Grains: amaranth *, buckwheat **, millet, oats, (pure oats-not cross-contaminated with gluten, gluten free oats), quinoa *, rice, sorghum, teff, and more
* These are really a seed but acts like a grain.
** Buckwheat is really a fruit seed but acts like a grain.


Bread Books at Amazon style=

Bread Books, Bread History & Bread Recipes

Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris
Bread Is for Eating by David Gershator
 (There are some Spanish words included in this book.  There is a song with the lyrics are included at the back of this book. Bread is for eating / El pan es para comer.)
Everybody Bakes Bread by Norah Dooley
Loaves of Fun: A History of Bread with Activities and Recipes from Around the World by Elizabeth M. Harbison
Sun Bread by Elissa Kleven
Tony's Bread by Tomie dePaola

Bread Links Bread
Themes and Activities for Kids: Books, Activities/Fingerplays/Poem/Songs, Arts and Crafts Projects, and Recipes

See food for coloring pages.

Songs & Rhymes
Enchanted Learning - Hot Cross Buns
Hot Cross Buns! (Including a recipe.)

Snack: Make a necklace using colored cold cereal.  Eat it.

Donuts / Doughnut
Arnie, the Doughnut by Laurie Keller

Quick Bread
Make a quick bread using my Bread Recipes or Dairy-free Bread Recipes.  These include: biscuits, cinnamon crepes, fruit breads, muffins, pancakes, and sopaipillas.


Muffin Books
Muffin Books at Amazon style=

If You Give A Moose A Muffin
New York State Assempy - Muffin Coloring Page

Make muffins or dairy-free muffins

Music: Sing this song as you make muffins.

The Muffin Man
From: England

Oh, do you know the muffin man,
The muffin man, the muffin man?
Oh, do you know the muffin man,
That lives in Drury Lane?

Oh, yes, I know the muffin man,...

Enchanted Learning - The Muffin Man

Muffin Pan Coin Toss
Have the children toss coins, into a clean tin muffin pan.  Have them count the coins (money).  1 cent..., 5 cents, 10 cents, etc.  This can be for older children.

Cooking: Eat noodles.

Arts & Crafts:
Make a noodle necklace using colored large noodles with holes.

Colored Noodle Craft
Glue colored noodles onto a piece of construction paper.  You can make a pattern if you like.

You can color the noodles for these projects located at Crafts Recipes: Colored Pasta.


Pancake Books
Pancakes Books at Amazon style=

If You Give A Pig A Pancake by Laura Joffe Numeroff
If You Give A Pig A Pancake Book at Amazon style=

Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle
The Great Pancake Escape by Paul Many

Make pancakes or dairy-free pancakes.
If you are using this with the book, If You Give A Pig A Pancake, put some maple syrup on them.

Many people enjoy putting maple syrup on their pancakes, waffles, and put in other foods.

Here are some books about maple syrup.

Maple Syrup Books
At Grandpa's Sugar Bush by Margaret Carney
M Is For Maple Syrup: A Vermont Alphabet (Discover America State By State. Alphabet Series)
Maple Moon Maple Syrup Season by Connie Brummel Crook
Maple Syrup Season by Ann Purmell
Sap To Syrup (Welcome Books) Inez Snyder
Sugar Snow (My First Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder


Cooking: Make pretzels or cinnamon pretzels.


Rice Books
Rice Books at Amazon style=
A Grain of Rice by Helena Clare Pittman
Everybody Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley
Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice by Sylvia Rosa-Casanova
One Grain of Rice by Demi
The Runaway Rice Cake by Ying Chang Compestine

Rice Is Life by Rita Golden Gelman

ABC of Snacking: Rice
RiceRomp: US Rice Producers Association
Pratt Cookbook Find various rice recipes.

Spaghetti Craft
Cook some spaghetti. (If you want, add some food coloring to it to make it a different color.)  Let cool.  Make different designs on construction paper.  (Make sure it isn't piled up.)  Let dry.

Cooking: Eat spaghetti (if you have let over spaghetti from the craft, eat that.)


The Runaway Tortilla Book at Amazon style=

The Runaway Tortilla by Eric Kimmel is one of our most favorite children's books.  It is so much fun.

Cooking: Make tortillas. (Corn Tortillas)

Fruit Theme

Vegetable Theme

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