Meet Your Vegetables
This integrated curriculum unit helps students better understand the importance of good nutrition and how to make healthy dietary choices.
- Grades: PreK–K
I designed this unit as a fun introduction to healthy foods. Taking an integrated approach, students learn where food comes from and become more familiar and comfortable with fruits and vegetables through art, music, and cooking.
- Gain the knowledge and skills to select a diet that supports health and reduces the risk of illness and future chronic diseases. –Massachusetts Health Curriculum Framework
- Identify a variety of fruits and vegetables and how they are grown and harvested.
- Identify the connection between food served in the home with regional food production. –Massachusetts Health Curriculum Framework
Lesson Plans for this Unit
Lesson 2: Vegetable Soup: A Reverse Recipe
Lesson 3: In-My-Garden Sing Along