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Nutrition links
> Food Fun from Apples to
Zucchini
Related themes > Farm | Nutrition | Thanksgiving


I love to find websites that offer great content and materials for our children, parents, educators and caregivers.  The websites selected are primarily for preschool, kindergarten and elementary grades.  I'll be highlighting my favorites every other month with screenshots and a few comments.

Here is the special website for November | December 2009.  Thanksgiving is a harvest festival to give thanks.  This website complements the theme of the harvest.  It is a wonderful time of the year to learn and appreciate the wonderful benefits of the foods we eat.  

Complement the activities of this website with activities and crafts in the Nutrition, Farm, and Thanksgiving themes here at First-School.  This website will be listed in the educational links for the nutrition theme for future reference.

Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini
Courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension

A wonderful place for young children to learn about food and nutrition.
Click on the screenshots to visit the page.

Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini - University of Illinois Extension_1265254159215.jpeg (124434 bytes)

Here is the homepage.  Looks like fun and it is!
First visit the for Teacher's tab:
The teacher's guide enhances the use of the website, with tasting activities, shopping, science, creative arts ideas and so much more!


Alphabet Fun Page

Alphabet Fun starts here:
The text has audio.  Children can color the image online, or print the page.  One page featuring a food item for every letter of the alphabet.

Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini - University of Illinois Extension_1265254159215.jpeg (215808 bytes)

Activities page >
Lots of games to practice many skills.  Most of the games can be played online and all the games are printable!
Example:  Jumbled Apples Game
Place the apples from the smallest to largest.

Food Gallery - Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini - University of Illinois Extension_1265255219643.jpeg (133142 bytes)

Our Star's Gallery page >
Features the fruits and vegetables with REAL images and audio.

I hope you enjoy this website as much as I have!
Visit the A Site to See Archives for all highlighted websites.

 

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