Healthy Eating: Making Healthy Food Choices

Learn how easy it is to eat foods that are delicious, and good for your body.

About the Activities

Have you ever wondered how your food gets from the farm to your plate? Learn all about farm life and healthy eating in this collection of activities!

 

Each activity features fun and educational videos from the Tucson Village Farm, an urban farm built by and for the youth of Pima County Arizona. These videos and activities are filled with adventure and fun ways to learn about nutrition for plants, animals, and humans.

 

Get ready to learn some farming facts that will help you make healthier choices!

 

The Healthy Eating collection was made possible by generous support from the Walmart Foundation and University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.

 

Grades: K-5
Topic: Agriculture, Healthy Living
Estimated Time: 10 minutes to 1 hour

A family cooking dinner
Cans of soda and sugar cubes
Two girls eating popcorn

Shop 4-H Curriculum and Products

Shop 4-H offers university-backed curriculum, educational kits, products and supplies to expand your knowledge of cooking, food, and nutrition.

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4-H Clover Cookie Cutter

Bring 4-H into your kitchen with this metal 4-H cookie cutter. This cutter makes for an excellent cooking competition or food demonstration prize.

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4-H Cooking 101 Curriculum from Shop 4-H

4-H Cooking 101

Grades: 6-12

Learn to avoid spreading germs while cooking, measure and mix ingredients, test baked goods for doneness, brown meat, and set the table for a family meal.

$10.50

 
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4-H Clover Apron

All good cooks need an apron when they are whisking around the kitchen! Cook in style while showing your 4-H pride!

$15.95

 
4-H oven mitt from Shop 4-H

4-H Oven Mitt

Turn up the heat in the kitchen while showing off your 4-H pride! The 4-H Oven Mitt makes a great gift for the chef in your home.

 

$7.95

 
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Fresh Chefs Cooking Essentials Bundle

The Fresh Chefs Cooking Essentials Bundle helps young chefs learn their way around the kitchen. Set includes a spatula, measuring cups, and 2 Flex-it cutting boards.

 

$15.99

 
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Fantastic Foods: Six Easy Bites

Grades: 3-12

 

This food activity guide helps kids learn about different food ingredients, characteristics, and safety issues.

 

$8.95

 

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