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Teachers' Guide

This is the main guide for Food and farming for children aged 5-8 years.

Key Fact 1

All food comes from plants or animals.

Key Fact 2

Food has to be farmed, caught or grown at home.

Key Fact 3

Food is changed from farm to fork.

Cool creations

Non-cook recipes for the primary school classroom.

Videos: Cool creations

See how to make some recipes that do not need any cooking.

Hot and happening

Recipes that involve the use of the grill or hob.

Videos: Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Brilliant baking

Baking recipe for the primary classroom.

Videos: Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Plant or animal?

Do you know which food comes from a plant and which food comes from an animal?

Where do my meals come from? (5-8 years)

Do you know where the food in your meals comes from?

From farm to fork!

This board game is designed to help children understand where their food comes from.

Farm to fork challenge (5-8 years)

Do you know what happens to your food from the farm to your fork?

Videos: Farming

See how crops and animals are farmed in the UK.

Plum-berry layered dessert

Plum-berry layered dessert

First, get the equipment ready.

Next, get the ingredients. 

Halve the plum by running a knife around its middle, then twist it apart.

Run the knife around the half of the plum with the stone, and separate the two parts.

Remove the stone using a small spoon. 

Slice the plum into thin pieces.

Place 10 raspberries into a glass and spoon half of the black cherry yogurt over them.

Next, layer half the plum slices on top and spoon over half of the apricot yogurt.

Finally, arrange 3 blackberries on the top.

Repeat this for the second dessert, perhaps trying different ways of layering the ingredients.

Juices

In this demonstration you will see two fruit and vegetable juices being made. You can use lots of different types of fruit and vegetables.

Plum-berry layered dessert

In this demonstration you will see a yogurt dessert being made. You can use different types of fruit and yogurt.

Mackerel Dip

In this demonstration you will see a dip from mackerel being made. Mackerel is a type of oily fish.

Crunchy Winter salad

In this demonstration you will see a winter salad being made. This salad uses fruits and vegetables which are available in the winter months.