Children make a pop up card of a farm, making a visual representation of a farm based on the Farm Case Studies. Read more.
The children perform mimes/movement/dance activities to show the operations taking place on a farm, taking it in turns to guess what the mime depicts.
Farm Assured Cooking
Children learn about the ingredients that go to make a ‘from scratch’ lasagne or spaghetti bolognese.
Buy it, cook it, eat it!
Children investigate different ways and places to buy food. Read more.
Strawberry Foods For Ever
Children produce food based around the strawberry to raise money for the school or a good cause with a food/cooking activity. Read more.
Where in the world? Local and Global Food
Children use food labels and identify the country of origin. Then around a world map on a display board, place the label on the edge of the map with a piece of string/wool pointing to the country. Read more.
Food in the Spotlight
Children are presented with a range of fruit and vegetables from different sources, but with any packaging removed. Read more.
Choosing Our Food
What’s really important when we make a decision on the food we buy? Read more.
What would a sustainable farm look like? Use the development compass rose tool in the supporting information/resources to generate questions about one of the case study farms. Children then investigate the farm to see how sustainable it is. Read more.
Children investigate slogans and jingles, inventing catchy versions to raise the profile of the different logos to customers. Read more.
Farming today, with tomorrow in mind
Using the eight doorways in the DFE Sustainable Schools Framework (www.teachernet.gov.uk/sustainableschools) and the Farm Case studies, children make decisions about how sustainable the farms are. Read more.
Whether chickens are sold as Farm assured, Free range, Freedom Foods or Organic all producers would claim that the animals are kept with the ‘five freedoms’ being upheld. Read more.
Making an enquiry
Children mind map questions about the way chicken is produced, developing a group of questions to ask some of the assurance schemes. Read more.