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The Daily Scoop – Winter 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!​

WINTER INTRO/start issue (click here)  is an introduction issue if you’re starting the program in December, January or February. This issue would take the place of a regular monthly issue, and helps to establish key concepts such as Harvest of the Month, Cool Bean of the Month and eating in season. 


Harvests of the Month: 
Apples (natural sugar) & Leafy Greens (calcium)
Cool Bean of the Month & Social Studies Connection: 
Garbanzo Bean & the Middle East
Environmental Connection: 
Eating Local, farmers markets and gardens

Click here for easy, quick, no-cook classroom Cool Bean recipes, WINTER

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 WINTER

Nutrition Curriculum Connection: Cool Beans from Around the World, lesson 4 – MIDDLE EAST                 Standards based, multicultural and interactive Google slide-show (30 – 40 minutes)

January Issue (click here)

Harvests of the Month: Orange (Vitamin C) & Sweet Potato (Vitamin A)
Cool Bean of the Month & Social Studies Connection: 
Black Eyed Peas & Africa
Health Campaign: 
Walk to School Day and National Salad Month 
Environmental Connection:
Eating Local, farmers markets and gardens

Click here for easy, quick, no-cook Cool Bean recipes, WINTER

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 WINTER

Nutrition Curriculum Connection: Cool Beans from Around the World, lesson 5 – AFRICA                                Standards based, multicultural and interactive Google slide-show (30 – 40 minutes)

February Issue (click here)  — or if you haven’t started program, click Winter START / Intro Issue

Harvests of the Month: Dried Fruit (potassium) & Beet (Vitamins A & B)
Cool bean of the Month & Social Studies Connection: 
Soybean, China & Chinese New Year
Health Campaigns:  
American Heart Month
Environmental Connection, WINTER:  
Eating Local, farmers markets and gardens

Click here for easy, quick, no-cook Classroom Cool Bean recipes, WINTER

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 WINTER

Nutrition Curriculum Connection: Cool Beans from Around the World, lesson 6 – CHINA.                              Standards based, multicultural and interactive Google slide-show (30 – 40 minutes)