Learning Benefits and Outcomes

Food Heroes can be seamlessly integrated into school programs,  immediately increasing student engagement and learning.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of the full guided program are broken up into the curriculum's three segments, called "Quests".

Quest 1

Students will be able to: 

  • Eat with love for ourselves.

  • Say why it is better to eat many colors of real foods every day. 

  • Be able to record a food journal. 

  • Identify 3 rules for how to tell real food from fake food. 

  • Be able to name 2 dishes in each of the 4 Menu Map categories.

  • Name 1 food that is good for each of the following body parts: brain, stomach, heart, eyes and skin. 

  • Identify 2 fruits or vegetables that grow in each season and locally. 

  • Name at least 1 source of protein and 1 source of calcium from a vegetable. 

  • Name 1 food that you can eat if your poo is too dry or too wet.

  • Identify 1 fruit or vegetable that grows underground, on the stalk, on a tree, and on the ground, in a lake or in a factory. 

  • Name 3 body parts that are involved in digestion. 

Quest 2

Students will be able to: 

  • Eat with love for each other

  • Identify 2 negative effects of sugar.

  • Name 3 different ways to exercise (or teach kids one way to exercise your body). 

  • Take a Sugar Pledge with their family. 

  • Name 1 healthy alternative to sugary drinks. 

  • Say why we wash food before we eat it. 

  • Identify 2 types of sugary drinks. 

  • Identify 2 healthy foods, 2 drinks and 2 eating habits that make up a wholesome breakfast.

  • Demonstrate how to wash your hands the proper way every time before you eat. 

  • Name 2 types of distractions and misbehaviors during mealtimes. 

  • Initiate a conversation at the dining table with 2 questions.

  • Lead a table in saying a grateful contemplation before a meal together. 

Quest 3

Students will be able to: 

  • Eat with love for our planet

  • Name 2 ways they can reduce food waste. 

  • Be able to describe what it feels like to be 80% full. Know how to eat until no longer hungry, instead of eating until full. 

  • Name 2 foods people eat that are harmful to nature. 

  • Name 3 things that can be recycled. 

  • Name 2 bad things that happen to nature when we litter. 

  • Name 2 foreign countries and 2 dishes that come from these countries. 

  • Give 2 examples of animals that eat other animals to create a food chain.

Learning Benefits

Meets Diverse Learning Needs 

Inspires Change Beyond the Classroom

Supports Curriculum Standards 

Fosters Development of STEAM Skills

Teaches Social Emotional Learning  

Meets Diverse Learning Needs 

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Our Mission

Food Heroes is a leading food education curriculum for kids aged 5-9. Using play-based education, it is designed to catalyze global change by changing the way the next generation eats in a way that is both good for people and good for the planet.
An initiative by 
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Greening China Together  一起绿化中国



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