Food and Farming

Plant or animal?

Do you know which food comes from a plant and which food comes from an animal?

Videos: Farming

See how crops and animals are farmed in the UK.

Teachers' Guide

This is the main guide for Food and farming for children aged 5-8 years.

Videos: Cool creations

See how to make some recipes that do not need any cooking.

Where do my meals come from? (5-8 years)

Do you know where the food in your meals comes from?

Key Fact 1

All food comes from plants or animals.

Key Fact 2

Food has to be farmed, caught or grown at home.

Videos: Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Farm to fork challenge (5-8 years)

Do you know what happens to your food from the farm to your fork?

Key Fact 3

Food is changed from farm to fork.

Videos: Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Cool creations

Non-cook recipes for the primary school classroom.

Hot and happening

Recipes that involve the use of the grill or hob.

Brilliant baking

Baking recipe for the primary classroom.

From farm to fork!

This board game is designed to help children understand where their food comes from.

Welcome to the Food and farming module for children aged 5-8 years. This module supports primary school children learning about where their food comes from and how it is farmed.

This module is comprised of a comprehensive Teachers' Guide and three Key Facts:

Key Fact 1 - All food comes from plants or animals;

Key Fact 2 - Food has to be farmed, caught or grown at home;

Key Fact 3 - Food is changed from farm to fork.

The Key Facts are supported by lots of great resources including lesson ideas for the busy teacher, pre-prepared worksheets for children, interactive activities, PowerPoint presentations and colour photographs. 


Interactive activities

This module is supported by three exciting interactive activties around food and farming. These are:



This module also features exciting videos which show crops and animals being farmed and recipes being made, these are supported by easy-to-follow recipes and teacher guidance:



Last reviewed: 14/06/2011

Next review date: 01/11/2013