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Activity Plan 9: Making Quick and Healthy Means to Go – Lunch Prep

Seated boy prepares corn chips and salsa dipGrade Level: 3rd Grade

Duration: I class of 45 minutes

Materials: Food samples; basic food prep utensils (knifes, spreaders); wax paper, foil, Saran/cling wrap, plastic zip-lock and brown paper bags.

Objectives and Outcomes: Students have an opportunity to prepare a simple meal and pack a brown-bag lunch. Convenience, health and financial benefits are emphasized. Procedure (detailed, step-by-step with approximate time required for each step):

Ask children for meal ideas, and show them how to make and pack a simple lunch of peanut butter sandwiches, for example, with fresh fruit, snack, drink, etc. Provide hand-over-hand instruction re using wax paper and aluminum foil (tearing, folding), handling plastic zip-lock bags, juice containers (straws, etc.).

Assessment: Active participation in all aspects of class activities

Song: Play and sing along with the students
Come to the Table, We Are What We Eat (to be written)


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