Meat is from an animal.
Show the children the Where does meat come from? presentation. Talk about the different types of meat and where it originates.
Question the children:
Explain that each of these is a type of meat. Animals are reared by a farmer to provide meat which we cook for different meals.
Using the Where meat comes from presentation, quiz the children’s understanding of the origins of each type of meat:
Each type of meat can be used to make a range of meals. Ask the children to name meals and dishes that are made from each type of meat:
Ask children to record the different meals and dishes that is made from beef, pork, lamb and chicken. Use the Meals with meat worksheet to help. For inspiration, ask them what they have eaten during the week. Children can share ideas.
Note: While some children will not consume meat, it is a useful part of learning to appreciate the source of food.
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