To promote healthy eating habits, the author engages children in draw-and-talk or draw-and-write activities and provides teachers with essential instructional resources.


In this section the children will be thinking about what they eat at a barbecue and how some of these foods are prepared.

Let's Make it – Vegetable Kebabs

You'll need wooden skewers, olive oil, a small brush and a selection of vegetables.

Let's Make it – Salad Dressing

You'll need

  • garlic (if liked)
  • 1 rounded teaspoon of dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • little black pepper
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil.

Let's Grow it – Lettuce

You'll need

  • a packet of lettuce seed
  • yoghurt pots of soil or soil compound
  • a larger seed tray of soil compound and a dibber
  • pots or a garden for final planting.

Suggested Letter to Parents and Carers before Starting Work on This Section

Dear Parents and Carers


As part of our work on balanced eating we will be learning about and doing activities about the ...

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