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Title:Food Friends: Fun with New Foods
Pub. date: 2013
Edition: 2nd
Includes: 8 puppets, teacher guide, set of activity cards, tote bag, poster, puzzle, sorting activity, 4 story books, 2 sets of memory cards, 3 paper pads, 20 placemats, 20 activity books, 20 trading cards
Audience: Children, Parents, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers
Language: English, Spanish
Description:Nutrition program for preschools that teaches children to try new foods.
Funding Source: Colorado Health Foundation
Details
Developer: J Anderson, L Beckstrom, L Bellows
Organization: Colorado State University
Phone: 970-222-1349
Mail: jennifer.anderson@colostate.edu
Pilot Testing: Yes. Several pilot studies were conducted.
Assessment instrument Used? Yes
Use Restrictions: may not copy
Reviewers Comments: The 12-week curriculum aligns with national early learning standards to empower preschools to teach 3-5 years old to try new foods. It is based on seven simple tips for parents and teachers: fun, food exposure, role modeling, choice, learning, how to offer, and avoid force. It integrates into the classroom, so that teachers do not have to add this in addition to the other activities. This preschool kit serves 20 children. Bi-lingual home connection materials are included in the kit and are also available for subsequent purchase. After purchasing the kit one time, the kit can be used repeatedly by re-purchasing the home connection materials. Training options available.
Availability
Web site: http://www.foodfriends.org
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Food Friends Foundation
    Mail: 1223 Lindenwood Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
    Phone: 800-474-0289
    Cost: 675.00 per kit
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:Yes, contact distributor

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