ERIC Number: ED394621
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Foods and Families Learning Package: An Educational Supplement to Early Childhood News.
General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
This resource guide for the early childhood professional contains creative art activities, active learning experiences, interactive bulletin boards, teacher-made materials, simple cooking projects, inviting fingerplays, songs, and music. The activities are planned to stimulate children's curiosity and senses. Through experiencing these activities, children can develop an understanding of: why people need food; the different kinds of food and where they come from; and the different kinds of families and the activities they share. Following an introduction, the activities of the guide are arranged in the following 13 sections: (1) art activities (includes recipes for play dough and clay); (2) books (list of books relating to topics in package--author, title, ISBN number, publisher/date, and recommended age level); (3) bulletin boards; (4) chants, songs, and games; (5) cooking activities; (6) drama and movement activities; (7) dramatic play; (8) field trips/resource people; (9) finger plays; (10) math activities; (11) science activities; (12) sensory activities; and (13) teacher-made materials. (TJQ)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
Identifiers: Fingerplays; Recipes (Food)