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 teatime and what people eat for that meal.

You will need pictures and recipes of teatime foods as suggested in the homework section of ‘The way in’.

You will need some jam jar labels.

Let's Make it – Biscuits

You will need flour, sugar and fat – butter or margarine.

Let's Make it – Bread

You will need strong flour, a little fat or olive oil, salt and a packet of dried yeast.

Let's Grow it – Cress

You'll need:

  • a packet of cress
  • some potting compound
  • seed trays or food packaging trays.

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 teatime foods.

We ...

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