May

Classroom Celebrations

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Check out these fun and healthy ideas for classroom celebrations and seasonal holidays. The following ideas will help you incorporate healthier snacks and physical
activity into these special events. They include ways that these events can support the learning in the six Discover MyPlate lessons, but you can also use these ideas anytime.


Find Recipes with Strawberries

Quantity recipes containing strawberries from the USDA Mixing Bowl.

Berry Jams Party Bites [English] [Spanish] [6 servings]


Teach About Strawberries

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Preschool Fun: The Strawberry Patch. (PDF|1MB).  USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition.
Book 7 is all about strawberries! Lessons, recipes, and planting instructions are included. This curriculum is for preschool aged children.

The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4  USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition.
Strawberries are grown and studied throughout the curriculum.

Grow For It: Strawberries in Schools Curriculum.  North Carolina Cooperative Extension.