PRIMARY SCHOOL INCURSIONS

Sensory-based food education that promotes the science of healthy eating through learning and play

Food Tasting Explorers

Students explore the wonderful world of fresh & healthy food during this fun-filled incursion. 

This incursion involves students using their senses & learning about different tastes and textures in a safe & structured environment.  

Students investigate where plant foods come from and how they are changed during processing.

What's included:

  • 50 minute incursion for Prep - Grade 6

  • Food items for students to taste & explore

  • Hands-on experience for all learning styles

  • Handouts for teachers & families

  • Follow up activities for students

  • Links to the Victorian Curriculum

 

* All incursions use safe sustainable practices to minimize food waste

FOOD, BODY & MIND

This game-based incursion helps students develop their food literacy and identify what foods are best for their body and mind.

 

Students learn how to pack a healthy lunchbox and identify the difference between fresh, whole foods and common processed foods.

There is a focus on how our body grows and develops and the ways food impacts our brain and mood. 

 

What's included:

  • 50 minute game-based incursion for Grade 2 - 6

  • Real food items for students to investigate

  • Hands-on experience for all learning styles

  • Handouts for teachers & families

  • Follow up activities for students

  • Links to the Victorian Curriculum

 

* All incursions use safe sustainable practices to minimize food waste

food labels investigators

Students investigate food nutrition labels and learn to identify the sugar, salt and saturated fat content in common foods during this game-based incursion. 

This incursion helps students develop their food literacy and identify how food advertising influences our food choice and health.  

Students investigate the different between fresh, whole foods and common processed foods.

 

What's included:

  • 50 minute game-based incursion for Grade 4 - 6

  • Real food items for students to investigate

  • Hands-on experience for all learning styles

  • Handouts for teachers & families

  • Follow up activities for students

  • Links to the Victorian Curriculum

 

* All incursions use safe sustainable practices to minimize food waste

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REAL FOOD

Hands on learning using real foods and lunch boxes to connect to real lives

quality 

Incursions are based on the Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Dietary Guidelines

SCIENCE

Children use their senses to explore the five food groups and develop science inquiry skills

Health

Discover the amazing ways that food keeps the body and mind healthy

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