Nutritional Presentations

We offer three interactive nutrition presentations to students and teachers throughout the province.

“Healthy Foods, Healthy Bodies” (Kindergarten)

Students will learn which foods are healthy and not healthy through games and activity sheets. Each child will receive a small prize and a free milk coupon.

“Picnic and Play the Milky Way” (Grades 1 and 2)

This presentation uses a picnic theme to teach children about the importance of healthy eating. Students will play games, sing songs and learn about food groups and the importance of milk from a cow puppet named Moo-lissa. At the end of the presentation, students will be given age-appropriate activity sheets, a prize and a free milk coupon.

“Reach for the Rainbow” (Grades 3-6)

In this presentation, the students help build the healthy eating rainbow on Canada’s Food Guide.  The presentation will cover topics such as number of servings of foods from each food group, key nutrients Students in grades 3-6 will learn about serving sizes for each food group, key nutrients and healthy drink choices. Prevention of osteoporosis will be discussed in grades 5 and 6. At the end of the presentation, students will be given a follow up worksheet and a free milk coupon.

Milk Facts

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Farmers used to milk their cows by hand, but now a machine milks cows. The milking machine has four cups (called a cluster)—one cup for each teat. Before the cups are fitted on, the farmer washes the cow’s udder and teats with a disinfectant solution, then rinses and dries each teat.

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