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Title:Farmers' Market Game
Pub. date: 2007
Edition: 1st
Includes: Board game complete with instructions.
Audience: Children
Language: English and Spanish
Description:“Have fun while building an awareness of and appreciation for fruits and vegetables. Playing Farmers' Market allows you to share an enjoyable activity with your children while showing them how fruits and vegetables grow and why they are important to their health and well-being.

Farmers' Market is a 2-sided game board for ages 4 and up. There are 3 modes of movement (spinner, die or dice) to accommodate varying time constraints and developmental levels of players. Instructions are in English and Spanish.”

Funding Source: Oasis Publications
Details
Organization: Fitness 4 Kidz
Assessment instrument Used? n/a
Use Restrictions: May not copy.
Reviewers Comments: The Farmers Market Game can be a fun way to reinforce healthy eating habits for the whole family. The two-sided game board turns one game into two different ones, with one game board more appropriate for younger players and the other for more advanced players. While instructions are available in Spanish and English, the game boards are in English only.

Although the game board includes some facts about fruits and vegetables, and positive eating habits, this information is not incorporated into the game play. It is possible that children playing the game alone will not look closely at the board or take away any new information about healthy eating. For children to learn from this game, it is important for adults or educators to speak with them during play about the different fruits and vegetables, how they grow, and why they are good for us.

Availability
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Farmers' Market Game: http://www.fitness4kidz.com/farmers_market.php
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Oasis Publications
    Mail: 2344 Cambridge Drive
Sarasota, Florida 34232
    Phone: (941)371-2223
    Fax: (941)371-4309
    E-mail: oasis.dianne@verizon.net
    Ordering: Phone, mail, fax or email orders.
    Order URL:http://www.fitness4kidz.com/Domestic%20Order%20Form.pdf
    Cost: 20.00 per Board Game
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:2 games=$36, 3 games=$50, 4-8 games= $15/game, 9 games (1 carton)= $130

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