Developed by USA Rice and Chartwells for National Nutrition Month, this fun-filled workbook will get your students excited about healthy foods, including U.S.-grown rice. The book is perfect for 4th to 6th graders and includes educational puzzles, games and surprising facts that explain the history and science of rice, farming and nutrition. Recipes and kid-friendly … Continued
Wild rice is a staple in Minnesota. Watch how the White Earth Reservation in Naytahwuash, Minnesota shows how important wild rice is to the Ojibwe tribe. Logan Cloud shows the process of rice parching and finishing.
Make your own colored rice for an afternoon of sensory play or for filling clear jars with layers of rainbow rice
Appropriate for ages 2 – 6, this coloring activity tells the farm-to-table story of U.S.-grown rice. Kids are able to color different scenes from the rice farm and learn about the lifecycle of rice by season. They also learn where rice is grown and how rice makes its way table where they can color in … Continued
Observe a tomato plant grow and produce its own fruit through this time lapse.
This set of activities are a great way to explore tomatoes with learners, big and small!
Take a look at the history of sweet potatoes, from their earliest origins, to the oceans they traversed in pre-history, to their spread to the plates of the upper classes of Europe, all the way to the modern day
This set of sweet potato-focused activities can be used with a wide variety of learners.
A complete guide to the different types of sweet peppers commonly found in our kitchens!
Time lapse of growing sweet red bell pepper from seed to harvest over 118 days.