Condiments

We’ve got a NEW lesson on Condiments to add to our growing list of Food vocabulary lessons. This saucy lesson is ready just in time for picnic and barbecue season! (more…)

Ice Cream

We all scream for ice cream! Do your young learners know the difference between ice cream, frozen yogurt, and gelato? They’ll have fun while learning thanks to our delicious Ice Cream lesson. (more…)

Let’s Learn About Pizza!

Who doesn’t love pizza? Our delicious Pizza lesson will teach kids about this popular food and how it’s served all around the world.

This Discovery Center lesson includes discussion questions, vocabulary, reading, comprehension questions, and a word maze. There is also an optional black-and-white title page for your young learners to color. (more…)

Chocolate

Are you a chocoloholic? Chocolate is now for sale in many stores in countries that celebrate Valentine’s Day. Your young learners will enjoy learning about where chocolate comes from and how hot chocolate became a popular drink!

Our Chocolate lesson in the Discovery Center includes discussion questions, pre-reading vocabulary, a short reading full of interesting facts, and comprehension questions. There are also engaging vocabulary review tasks in the form of a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a word maze!

Our Discovery Center has other fun food lessons too. We have lessons on cheese, ice cream, pizza, popcorn, and food allergies.

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Countable or Uncountable Food: Our Buffet


Whenever people ask my daughter about her trip to Myrtle Beach she always mentions the seafood buffet. It had crab legs and prawns and lobster. But like most buffets that cater to families, it also had chicken fingers and pizza! (Should I mention all-you-can-eat ice cream?)

Here is a fun activity to try with your students if you’re doing a food-themed unit. This activity is useful for practicing countable and uncountable nouns. You can also use it to review “some” and “any”.

Our Buffet

1. Introduce the word “buffet” to your students. Help them with the proper pronunciation of this word. (more…)

Pizza

Turn this popular kids’ food into a lesson! Your young learners will enjoy learning about Pizza and how it’s served all around the world.

Our Pizza lesson in the Discovery Center includes discussion questions, pre-reading vocabulary, a short reading full of interesting facts, comprehension questions, vocabulary review, and a word maze. There is even an optional black-and-white title page for your students to color.

Check out our blog this week for related grammar tips and an activity. On Tuesday, Tanya will blog about Some Vs. Any—get students to practice these quantifiers while talking about pizza in her suggested activity. On Thursday, Tara will blog about a fun food-related activity to try in class: Countable or Uncountable Food: Our Buffet!

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10 Educational Songs and Videos for Teaching Kids about Food

This week’s Spotlight feature is from our Discovery Center, and it’s all about Food Allergies. Are you doing a unit on Food in your classroom this year? You’ll probably want to teach your students some songs to help them learn all of the basic vocabulary. I’m sure you’ll also read some stories and play some games. Here are some fun and educational videos you may want to use during your unit on Food.

1. Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream? (song)

Introduce how to express food preferences.
Do you like…? Yes I do. No I don’t.
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Food Allergies

Food allergies are very common nowadays. Learning about them together helps to promote safety and understanding in your classroom!

This week, Sprout English’s featured lesson is Food Allergies from the Food section in the Discovery Center. This fun, six-page lesson includes discussion questions, a short reading full of interesting facts, comprehension questions, vocabulary exercises (including an opposites exercise and a crossword puzzle), and a word maze. There is even an optional black-and-white title page for your young learners to color. (more…)