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Here at Refresh.ED we are working to support teachers and families who are looking to guide students with home learning. Overtime we will be adding more of our learning activities to this list. However, you are also welcome to explore our learning units located in Curriculum Materials, which include more comprehensive lesson plans covering an extensive range of topics.

Food and Nutrition Key Messages

Knowing what activities are age appropriate is very important when you are looking for resources to support your children’s learning. These documents provide an overview of what food and nutrition topics are recommended for each age group.

K-2 Key Messages

Yr 3-4 Key Messages

Yr 5-6 Key Messages

Yr 7-8 Key Messages

Yr 9-10 Key Messages

Cooking with Your Kids – Recipe Booklet

This collection of recipes has been put together as a beginner’s guide for parents wanting to cook with their children.

Preparing meals and healthy snacks with our children is a very valuable life learning experience. It is more than learning to cook; It is about having time to connect and build relationships with them. Download the booklet here.

Activities

Literacy

Cooking Bingo

This activity encourages literacy skills through word recognition while children help to prepare or observe a meal being made. It is suitable for primary aged children.

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Farm to Fork

This reading comprehension activity explores the process of Farm to Fork through the storybook Just what I need. The activity is suitable for Year 1 or 2 students.

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Food Advertising

This activity analyses food advertisements. Developing English skills this task is suitable for years 5,6 & 7.

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Writing a Recipe

Tips for using recipes for learning at home. Developing writing skills this activity is suitable for both primary and secondary students.

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Numeracy

Converting a Recipe

This activity guides students through the process of converting the ingredients in a recipe to serve less or more people. Developing mathematical skills this activity is suitable for upper primary and secondary students.

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How to Cost a Recipe

This activity develops mathematical skills through the process of calculating the total cost of a recipe, suitable for upper primary and secondary students.

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Making Healthy Choices

Being Safe in the Kitchen – Colouring In

The focus of this learning task is to get children thinking about how to work in the kitchen in a safe and hygienic manner. Suitable for primary aged children.

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Fill My Healthy Plate – Game

The focus of this learning task is to play a game that teaches children about the types and amounts of foods they need to eat for health and well-being. Suitable for lower Primary children.

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Healthy Plate

This activity will help to develop student’s literacy skills and provide opportunities for critical thinking in relation to making healthy choices. Suitable for years 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8.

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Science and Technology

Fresh Ricotta Experiment

This activity will need adult supervision. This activity gives students the opportunity to make fresh cheese from basic ingredients. Developing food science skills this activity is suitable for upper secondary students.

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Where Does It Come From?

This activity guides students to research where fresh fruit and vegetables are grown in their local area and what season they are available. Suitable for years 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8.

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