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The Daily Scoop – Spring issues

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The Daily Scoop is a series of fun, consistent and easy to understand daily nutrition tips for kids, grades K-8. Added to the daily school wide announcements or a teacher’s opening routine, the Daily Scoop elevates plant-strong nutrition education to a daily practice, without adding more than 30 seconds to a teacher’s busy routine!​​​​​​​​​​​​  FREE and available to start at anytime!​

Spring INTRO/start issue is an introduction issue if you’re starting the program in March, April or May. This issue helps to establish key concepts such as Harvest of the Month, Cool Bean of the Month and eating in season. 

March Issue (click here) — or if you’re just starting the program, the Spring INTRO / start issue

Harvests of the Month: Spinach (Vitamin K) & Berries (phytonutrients)
Cool Bean of the Month & Cultural Connection: Lentils & India, the Festival of Colors
​Health Campaign: National Nutrition Month
Cool Bean Take Home Recipe: Vegetable Curry Soup with Lentils

Click here for FUN Cool Bean activities and games, like “BeanGo!

Click here for Cool Bean character posters to color and create slogans

Classroom Culinary ProjectClick here for easy, quick, no-cook Cool Bean recipes for SPRING

Nutrition Curriculum Connection:  Cool Beans from Around the World, lesson 7 – INDIA                                      Standards based, multicultural and interactive Google slide-show (30 – 40 minutes)

April Issue (click here) — or if you’re just starting the program, Spring INTRO / start issue   

Harvest of the Month: Asparagus (Vitamin E) & Kiwifruit (Vitamin C)                                                                        Cool Bean of the Month & Cultural Connection: Cool Beans from Around Planet Earth!
Cool Bean Take Home Recipe:  Cool & Green Turtle Bean Wrap (with tropical fruit)

Click here for FUN Cool Bean activities and games, like “BeanGo!

Click here for Cool Bean character posters to color and create slogans

Classroom Culinary ProjectClick here for easy, quick, no-cook Cool Bean recipes for SPRING

Nutrition Curriculum Connection: Cool Beans from Around the World, lesson 8 – BRAZIL & AMAZON            Standards based, multicultural and interactive Google slide-show (30 – 40 minutes)

May Issue (click here)

Harvest of the Month:   Avocado (healthy fats) & Carrots (Vitamin A)                                                                      Cool Bean of the Month & Cultural Connection: Mexico & Cinco de Mayo/Mexican Pride
Cool Bean Recipe: Lean & Green Fiesta Taco Salad / Wrap

Click here for FUN Cool Bean activities and games, like “BeanGo!

Click here for Cool Bean character posters to color and create slogans

Classroom Culinary ProjectClick here for easy, quick, no-cook Cool Bean recipes for SPRING

Nutrition Curriculum Connection: Cool Beans from Around the World, lesson 9 – MEXICO                                Standards based, multicultural and interactive Google slide-show (30 – 40 minutes)