Where Does Food Come From? (2014)

Early childhood educators can use this poster and suggested activities to teach toddlers where food comes from.

Poster showing a garden, farm, a man fishing and other places where food comes from
Poster for early childhood educators

A fun educational tool!

This poster and activity sheet help toddlers discover where many foods come from through play! The poster depicts a cheese maker, a baker, a chicken farmer, a fisher, a dairy farmer and a vegetable grower.

In addition to the poster, educators are provided with a leaflet containing various activities:

  • A "Delicious Bread Spread" culinary activity featuring a whole-wheat pita and a spread made with egg, lentils, cheese and peppers
  • 5 activities, including some that help with motor development
  • A nursery rhyme that helps children learn about different food-related jobs

Download this 2014 Edition

pdf icon French September, 2018 pdf (1.4 MB)
Feuillet d'activités
pdf icon French September, 2018 pdf (882.66 KB)
pdf icon English September, 2018 pdf (1.4 MB)
pdf icon English September, 2018 pdf (907.42 KB)
Mini pita on red cutting board with bowl and glass in background
"Delicious Bread Spread": recipe included in the leaflet

Discover other editions of this tool

Explore the world of food through a variety of activities with different editions of the poster!

Every fall, early childhood education services in Quebec can order the latest edition of the poster and the accompanying activity sheet free of charge. Quantities are limited, so keep an eye out for them!



Food origins
Aligned with
Gazelle et Potiron framework
How to Access
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Meeting Early Childhood Needs

Suggestions from our team:

Use our posters to plan food-related activities for your toddlers several times a year.

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