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1998 Catalog - Elementary (K-6)

 

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Nutrition And Handicapped Children : A Handbook for Parents and Teachers

State of Florida Department of Education 1988 Nancy S. Wellman

This handbook provides practical information for parents and teachers regarding common nutrition problems of developmentally delayed children and infants.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS TEACHERS HEALTH CLINICS NUTRITIONISTS

FORMAT: 46P. BOOK

The Nutrition Idea Book

1997 Patricia Britten, Editor

This book can help to make nutrition education efforts more productive by enabling you to locate and improve upon materials and methods that others have found successful, rather than "reinventing the wheel."

AUDIENCE: TEACHERS ELDERLY CLINICS PROFESSIONALS

FORMAT: 298P. BOOK

Nutrition In The Basics : An Integrated Nutrition Education Curriculum

New Mexico Department of Health 1997 Donna Lockner

This curriculum is designed for use in grades K through 5 and is integrated with the disciplines of langauge arts, math, science, social studies, art and music. The lessons are intended to reinforce a skill in one of the disciplines and convey a specific nutrition message. The nutrition lessons presented should be used when the particular skill in the integrated discipline is being taught.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY

FORMAT: MANUAL/CURRICULUM

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The Paper Crane

William Morrow & Coompany 1985 Molly Bang

A mysterious man enters a restaurant and pays for his dinner with a paper crane that magically comes alive and dances.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Peanut Butter and Jelly : A Play Rhyme

Dutton Children's Books 1987 Nadine Bernard Westcott (Illustrator)

With the help of two elephants and a baker, two children create a table-sized sandwich from scratch.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 24P. BOOK

Pizza Party

Cartwheel Books 1994 Grace Maccarone

A lively, rhyming book about a jubilant party of kids making a pizza. A 1993 Caldecott winner's vibrant illustrations combine with a simple, humorous text for a delicious treat beginning readers will eat up. Full color.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS LOWER ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 29P. BOOK

Please Pass Up The Salt

Sandridge Publishing 1995 Lucy M. Williams

Congo the elephant gets sick after eating too much salt, and his friends must help him choose healthier snacks. The CD-ROM for personal computers can help children become actively involved in selecting low-salt foods and healthful snacks.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY (AGES 4-8) PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 40P. SHORT STORY CD-ROM

Pretend Soup And Other Real Recipes : A Cookbook for Preschoolers & Up

Tricycle Press 1994 Mollie Katzen

This cute cookbook was created to enable very young children to cook as independently as possible under the guidance of an adult partner. Each recipe appears in the book twice: first in a standard format, complete with cooking hints and safety tips; and then a second time as a pictorial version for the child to use. All of the recipes have been kid-tested.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS PARENTS EARLY ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

FORMAT: 95P. BOOK

Preventing Childhood Eating Problems

Gurze Books 1993 Jane R. Hirschmann

This book offers a common-sense, relaxed approach to healthy eating for children of all ages. The authors present evidence that children will naturally self-regulate their eating if rigid rules are not imposed upon them. They also address parents' most common concerns such as when, what, and how much kids should be eating, how to handle peer pressure, the sugar controversy, body-image problems, special situations, and eating disorders.

AUDIENCE: PARENTS GENERAL ADULTS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 160P. BOOK

Pyramid Builders

National Food Service Management Institute 1993 Anita Ellis

Activities for grades K-2,3-4, and 5-6 are included in this 350 page manual. Each set of activities covers the topics of variety, proportion, balance, fat, and choices. The manual also includes teacher resources, a unit for use by school food service, latch key lessons, and tasting party recipes.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

FORMAT: 350 PAGE MANUAL

Pyramid Explorer : Nutrition Adventures

Oregon Dairy Council 1997

An interactive CD-ROM nutrition education program. Designed as an easy to use stand alone computer program. Students will quickly catch on to the goals of each game. Lesson plans and activities increase the students' understanding of nutrition, encourage cooperative learning and application of the nutrition concepts.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL

FORMAT: SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: MACINTOSH TEACHER RESOURCE PACKAGE

Pyramid Pursuit : Nutrition Curriculum For Grades 4-6

University of Mississippi, NFSMI 1994 Anita F. Ellis

This nutrition curriculum for grades 4-6 is based on the Food Guide Pyramid. Activities are grouped under the headings of: variety, proportion, balance, fat, and choices. In addition to activities, the manual also contains teacher resource listings, units for school food service, latch keyunits, and ideas for tasting parties.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS LATCH KEY PROGRAM FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL

FORMAT: TEACHER AND CLASSROOM RESOURCES

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Red Riding Hood and the Well-Fed Wolf

SVE & Churchill Media 1993

The traditional Little Red Riding Hood story with a delicious twist! Here's the ugly wolf, all dressed up in Grandma's clothes and looking forward to a dinner of succulent Red Riding Hood. But Red and her walking, talking foods have a different idea of what constitutes a good meal. A fun romp into the tasty world of nutrition, this video uses the Food Guide Pyramid.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM HEALTH CLINICS

FORMAT: 15 MINUTE VIDEO TEACHER'S GUIDE

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The Science Chef : 100 Fun Food Experiments and Recipes for Kids

John Wiley & Sons, Inc 1995 Joan D'Amico

Why do onions make you cry? How does yeast make bread rise? What makes popcorn pop, whipped cream frothy and angel food cake fluffy? Your young chefs will discover the scientific answers to these and dozens of other tasty mysteries. Chef teaches basic science by doing fun cooking projects. And you get to eat the results! All 100 fun experiments and recipes require only common ingredients and standard kitchen utensils.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

FORMAT: 180P. BOOK

The Science Chef Travels Around the World : Fun Food Experiments and Recipes for Kids

John Wiley & Sons, Inc 1996 Joan D'Amico

Every chapter in this educational and entertaining book contains several facts on each of the 14 countries represented, an experiment related to a basic food ingredient typical of that country and recipes for a complete meal based on the food used in the experiment. Explains scientific concepts such as viscosity by experimenting with honey (Egypt) or how osmosis works by soaking cucumbers in vinegar (France). Features over 60 kid-tested, simple, quick recipes and experiments that can be done with easy-to-obtain ingredients and standard kitchen equipment.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

FORMAT: 177P. BOOK

Search for the Treasures of the Pyramid

Noteworthy Creations, Inc 1994 Barbara J. Mayfield

This beautifully illustrated story takes the Kid's Club Cubs and their friend Picky Piggy on a search for the treasures of the Pyramid, while learning the difference between healthful and less healthful foods, food groups, and the nutrient "treasures" they provide. The book invites participation from the reader and comes with a puzzle for children to build their own Food Guide Pyramid, and a cassette tape of the story and 11 original songs. Activity ideas for parents and teachers are included in the book as well as lyrics to the 11 songs, and camera-ready artwork of the Food Guide Pyramid.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS LOWER ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 34P. STORY BOOK CASSETTE TAPE PUZZLE

The Shape of Good Nutrition

Providers Press 1993 Lynnrae Francis

Join B. Smart and his friends create an understanding of how to choose food wisely.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 20P. BOOK

Sheep Out to Eat

Houghton Mifflin Company 1992 Nancy Shaw

Five hungry sheep discover that a tea shop may not be the best place for them to eat.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Show The Way To Five A Day : A Nutrition Resource Guide For Vermont Elementary School Teachers

Vermont Department of Health 1993 Julie Royer Wick

This resource guide describes a program initiated by the Vermont Department of Health which was highly effective in increasing the knowledge of Vermont school children about eating five servings of fruits or vegetables a day. Captures the imagination of both teachers and students.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY PARENTS FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL COMMUNITY

FORMAT: 40 PAGE RESOURCE GUIDE

Stone Soup

Dial Books for Young Readers 1987 Tony Ross

Arriving in a town where the food has been hidden, hungry soldiers set about making a soup of water and stones while the villagers watch. Fun text and comical illustrations add a new twist to the classic folktale.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS EARLY ELEMENTARY PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 28P. BOOK

Stone Soup

Scholastic Book Services 1968 Ann McGovern

The tale of an old woman and a clever vagabound--curious enough to believe that he can make soup from a stone.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 40P. BOOK

The Stories Julian Tells

Random House, Inc 1981 Ann Cameron

Julian, that quick fibber and wishful thinker, is great at telling stories. He can make people--especially his younger brother, Huey--believe just about anything. But some stories can get you into a pack of trouble, and that's exactly where Julian and Huey find themselved all too often.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 71P. BOOK

Story Stretchers for the Primary Grades : Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books

Gryphon House, Inc 1992 Shirley C. Raines

The teacher's favorite whole language curriculum--now with 450 fresh new teaching ideas for grades 1-3. Each of 90 best-loved children's books is the basis for five cross-curriculum activities, including writing center.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

FORMAT: 256P. BOOK

Strega Nona

Simon & Schuster 1975 Tomie DePaola

When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

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The Taming of the C.A.N.D.Y. Monster : Continuously Advertised Nutritionally Deficient Yummies!

The Book Peddlers 1988 Vicki Lansky

Learn about better nutrition and better vlaue at the supermarket, plus tips on eating while traveling, microwave magic, baby sitter cookery and recipes for milk-intolerant children (and more!).

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS

FORMAT: 136P. BOOK

A Taste of Africa

Ten Speed Press 1993 Dorinda Hafner

This collection of more than 100 traditional African recipes is also a celebration of the cultures from which they arose. Starting in the author's native Ghana with "Goundnut (peanut) soup with Fowl and Fufu," the reader is introduced to recipes from 16 countries. A map and vital statistics introduce each country, and Hafner freely digresses to relate a folk tale, provide a bit of historical background, or share a cultural insight. Adapted for modern kitchens and illustrated with 23 color plates, the recipes include meat and vegetable dishes, soups, salads, and desserts.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL GENERAL ADULT

FORMAT: 160P. BOOK

Thunder Cake

The Putnam & Gossett Group 1990 Patricia Polacco

Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms. Making a thunder cake with Grandma could drive the fear of thunderstorms from anyone!

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS EARLY ELEMENTARY PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 31P. BOOK

Tommy at the Grocery Store

Harpercollins Juvenile Books 1989 Bill Grossman

One near-sighted shopper after another mistakes poor Tommy for, among other things, a banana, a potato, and a soda bottle, in this rhyming adventure of a young pig's problems when accidentally left on his own.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 28P. BOOK

Too Many Tamales

Paper Star 1993 Gary Soto

While helping make tamales for Christmas dinner, Maria tries on her mother's ring. When she realizes the ring is missing, her cousins come to the rescue.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 30P. BOOK

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What Makes Popcorn Pop? : And Other Questions About The World Around Us

Boyds Mills Press, Inc 1991 Jack Myers

Dr. Jack Myers answers questions posed by children. Many questions taken from columns in "Highlights for Children".

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 63P. BOOK

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Yummy 5-A-Day Fruit and Vegetable Game

Yummy Designs 1995 Laurie Manahan

Ideal for teaching "5-a Day," Food Pyramid, and other nutrition classes. Players match colorful Fruit and Vegetable cards with fruits and vegetables on their menu Boards, includes 90 different fruits and vegetable, with many ethnic examples. Game includes 10 Menu Boards, 80 Fruit and Vegetable cards, masters for making extra boards and cards, Fruit and Vegetable Lesson Book, and instructions for many games and activities. For 1-4 players, groups or classes.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: GAME

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