| Theme Guide
| Materials to Print Out
Canada’s Food Guide (get pdf download, both viewing version and printer-friendly version) (Or order print copies from the Health Canada website.)
Canada’s Food Guide – First Nations, Inuit and Métis (get pdf download, both viewing version and printer-friendly version) (Or order print copies; see above.)
Food for Thought, pages 8 – 11, 20 – 24
Links to food puzzles (scroll down)
Above and Beyond
- Brush up on basic fractions and metric math needed for cooking
- Search for child-friendly recipes on the Internet and compile a personal cook booklet.
- Learn more about text formatting and graphic layout.
- Take a small group on a supermarket tour. Give specific research topics.
- Explore a variety of healthy, low-cost meals.
- Keep a food journal for a whole week and compare food intake to the recommended servings in Canada’s Food Guide.
- Design a series of survey questions about eating habits (e.g. Which do you buy most often—whole grain or white bread?). Survey others at the learning centre about food habits. Present the results in a bar graph.
- Explore the website www.dieticians.ca (especially Eat Well, Live Well).