The Curious Cook: Wheat

Join Sam, The Curious Cook, to learn where wheat comes from in this fun animated video.

When Marco shares focaccia for afternoon snack, Sam is inspired to visit Farmer Louis’ grain farm to learn where wheat comes from. 

Did Sam inspire you to cook? 

If the children in your care or your students are interesting in cooking something after watching this video, we have a few ideas for you. 

  • Check out our Cooking with Kids at School article to learn how to prepare for the experience. The principles apply to child care and classroom settings. 

  • Try the focaccia recipe featured in the video.  

  • Make another recipe that features wheat flour such as a mini pizzas

There’s More! 

This video is part of a three-part series. Click here to explore the other topics.  

The Curious Cook videos are part of our early learning in child care program Nourishing Beginnings created for Alberta educators working in child care centres, day homes, or attending post-secondary training. Learn more here

Thank you! 

A sincere thanks to the Alberta Wheat Commission for their support in ensuring the images and messages in this video were accurate.  

Download the video script

The Curious Cook Wheat Script
pdf icon English September, 2022 pdf (89.02 KB)
Sam découvre les aliments : Le blé
pdf icon French November, 2022 pdf (106.02 KB)
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