Village Table

Advanced Village Table Nutrition Education Curriculum


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*Excludes Play Materials

This set includes the following:

1. Village Table Manual

The Village Table Lesson manual is a 300 page, spiral bound, full color nutrition education manual. The spiral binding makes copying easier, while still keeping all of the lesson materials in one place. 

Each of the 10-lessons includes the following:

  • Materials list
  • Lesson overview
  • Circle time cards
  • Lesson song
  • Lesson activities – instructions and reproducible activity sheets and materials are included. 
  • Reproducible family take-home pages

2. Lesson Activity Pages

The premium Village Table Curriculum includes a set of 25 full color copies of each consumable activity page used in the Village Table lessons. Activity pages come in notepad form, making distribution simple. Parent-take home sheets and food image pages are included.

3. Card Stock Activity Materials

Circle time cards and other re-usable activity materials are printed on card stock paper for durability. These items can be saved for future use.

4. Optional Books

Each Village Table lesson includes one circle time and four additional books associated with learning activities.  These books are used to enhance the lesson and encourage reading, but are not required. Teachers can use these books to further promote Village Table learning objectives, while building their classroom library. The premium set includes all 50 books used in the curriculum.

Lesson 1 Books:

  • Oscar and the Frog: A Book about Growing by Geoff Waring
  • I’m Growing! by Aliki
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Good for Me and You by Mercer Mayer
  • Max’s Bedtime by Rosemary Wells

Lesson 2 Books:

  • Eating Healthy with MyPlate: Vegetables by Nancy Dickmann
  • Rainbow Stew by Cathryn Falwell
  • I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
  • Rah, Rah, Radishes: A Vegetable Chant by April Pulley Sayre
  • Just Enough Carrots by Stuart J. Murphy

Lesson 3 Books: 

  • Eating Healthy with MyPlate: Fruits by Nancy Dickmann
  • End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad by Eluka Moore, Larry Puzniak, and Marianne Welsh
  • Pete the Cat: I Love my White Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin
  • Ten Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss
  • Go, Go, Grapes! by April Pulley Sayre

Lesson 4 Books: 

  • Eating Healthy with MyPlate: Grains by Nancy Dickmann
  • The Little Red Hen by Diane Muldrow
  • Bread Bread Bread by Ann Morris
  • Plants Feed Me by Lizzy Rockwell
  • Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong and John Parra

Lesson 5 Books: 

  • Eating Healthy with MyPlate: Protein by Nancy Dickmann
  • Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  • The Cow that Laid an Egg by Andy Cutbill
  • The Berenstain Bears: Gone Fishin’ by Mike Berenstain
  • Let’s Go Nuts! by April Pulley Sayre

Lesson 6 Books:

  • Eating Healthy with MyPlate: Dairy by Nancy Dickmann
  • From Grass to Milk by Stacy Taus-Bolstad
  • Kiss the Cow by Phyllis Root
  • Bones by Stephen Krensky
  • From Milk to Cheese by Bridget Heos

Lesson 7 Books:

  • Eating Healthy with MyPlate: Using MyPlate by Rebecca Rissman
  • MyPlate and You by Gillia M. Olson
  • Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban
  • Jack and the Hungry Giant: Eating Right with MyPlate by Loreen Leedy
  • What’s on MyPlate? by Jennifer Boothroyd

Lesson 8 Books:

  • Move Your Body by Gina Bellisarion
  • The Busy Body Book by Lizzy Rockwell
  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  • You are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses by Yaeeun Yoo
  • Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow 

Lesson 9 Books:

  • Before We Eat: From Farm to Table by Pat Brisson
  • A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds by Jean Richards
  • From Milk to Ice Cream by Bridget Heos
  • One Bean by Anne Rockwell
  • Grow! Raise! Catch! by Shelley Rotner

Lesson 10 Books:

  • Grow Strong! A Book About Healthy Habits by Cheri Meiners
  • My Amazing Body by Pat Thomas
  • Toni Baroni Loves Macaroni by Marilyn Sadler
  • Good Night Yoga by Miriam Gates
  • Daniel Tries a New Food by Becky Friedman

Additional information

Weight 50 oz
Dimensions 18 × 18 × 18 in

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