Children learn best about food and nutrition through doing. Hands-on experiences with food are a perfect way of introducing them to the principles in Canada's Food Guide: eating more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, cooking and enjoying food with others.
Cooking in the classroom without a kitchen
No Kitchen? No problem! It is possible to prepare food in the classroom. Here is a series of healthy food experiences that can be done with minimal equipment (some lessons require staff oven). See the list of basic tools and equipment and follow the safety and hygiene guidelines.
Last updated: September 5, 2023