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 breakfast time and how some of these foods are prepared.

Let's Taste it – Orange Drinks

You will need a pack of fresh orange juice, and a pack of not fresh juice, a pack of orange drink and orange squash, large jugs, cups.

Let's Make it – Porridge

You will need some porridge oats.

Let's Grow it – Oats

You will need some oat seeds or grass seed.

You will also need:

  • empty food packaging as suggested in the homework section of ‘The way in’
  • a carton each of skimmed, semi-skimmed and full fat milk for the milk activity
  • very small cups or measuring caps for tasting
  • a jar of honey.

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

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