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This curriculum includes 4 lessons, 8 recipes and several video clips, including tips and techniques, and video tours. All of the clips and lessons feature children preparing food, doing physical activity and learning about food safety.

Kansas State University.
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Historical Document
Funding Source
USDA's Food Stamp Program through a contract awarded by the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilation Services.
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  • Pilot Tested
Evaluation Information

Several educators in Kansas pilot tested lesson 1 after DVD development. Live tours, recipe prep, physical activities and interactive quizzes rated highest with students. Detailed instruction navigating the DVD was needed for optimal use.

SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

The four lessons included are:

  • Mini Meals & Movin’ More
  • Starting Smart with Breakfast
  • Choose a Lunch to Cheer About
  • 4-Save a Seat for Suppertime
    Each lesson features 2 recipes, a video tour (of a food factory, fast food restaurant, or supermarket), a tip or technique on cooking or nutrition, an interactive quiz, and a link to the curriculum with recipes, facilitator’s guide, newsletters/handouts, evaluations sheets, and links to additional resources. There are also several short clips on different aspects of food safety, and various types of physical activity.
    There is no nutritional information included on the DVD, but this information is available on the web site. More detailed video tips, such as the appropriate temperatures to which meat should be cooked, are included on the web site.
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