On this page, you will find a range of resources to link food to the children's learning, and guidance on keeping them safe when trying different foods.

In this interaction, you will find ideas for involving children in food-related activities that link to the EYFS.

Use this simple fruit and veg bingo resource in your setting or for children to take home, to encourage them to try different fruit and veg and find out which they prefer the most!

Summer Fruit and Veg Bingo (214.1k)

This growing activity tells you all you need to know about growing a beanstalk with the children, and how this links with the EYFS framework.

Grow Your Own Beanstalk (321.1k)

This easy growing activity tells you all you need to know about growing haloon, an Indian variety of cress, and how this links to the EYFS framework.

A Caterpillar Named Haloon (880.7k)

This growing activity tells you all you need to know about growing strawberries in wellies with the children, and how this links with the EYFS framework.

Strawberry Wellies (197.3k)

This document provides activities that encourage children to use their senses to explore new foods.

The Feeling Box and Sensory Words Activities (498.4k)

FL007 Introduction to the Early Years Award online course

Our online courses are free to all Food for Life enrolled schools. Request access to our Introduction to the Early Years Award online training course by emailing ffl@foodforlife.org.uk. Resources from the course are available here on the Learning and Skills Hub.

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