Educational resources to talk about Canada’s Food Guide

Discover our free educational resources. They provide a fun way to talk about Canada’s Food Guide (CFG) with Cycle 1 students, while meeting several pedagogical objectives.

The balanced plate from Canada’s Food Guide

5 fun and educational videos

These one-minute videos are a great way to initiate discussions about CFG and introduce the key messages that will help students complete the activities in The Hungry Monster activity book. They are sure to capture your students’ attention! (French only)

A free activity book

The Hungry Monster activity book lets students explore the food categories found in CFG and the foods that make up those categories. (French only)

There is an infographic to go along with the activity book to help illustrate the topics discussed by the teacher. It can also be used to introduce the CFG through pictures on an IWB. (French Only)

Cover of the free activity book on Canada’s Food Guide for first and second graders

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Grade
Cycle 1
Language
French
Theme
Healthy eating
Theme
Canada's Food Guide

Tips from our team!

It is well documented that talking to children about food encourages the adoption of healthy eating habits. So talk to them about it regularly!

To take it one step further, sign up for our free workshop on healthy eating at school.

To ensure continuity at home, share the videos with parents.

Our website has other educational games to view online or download. Visit the Cycle 1 section to check them out.