A Quick Note for Families & Teachers:
Everything on this page is FREE.
Need a quick life science lesson? Learn about how different foods grow! We’ve got a variety of plant page activities for grades 2-3 and 4-6 (in English and Spanish). Or check out the links below for life science, gardening, physical fitness, and other educational resources. Plus keep scrolling for our FREE tasting lessons.
Looking for something a little more in-depth? Scroll down for any of our 10 complete tasting lessons for grades K-6 (in English and Spanish). Once you get the hang of it, you can create a tasting with ANY kind of fruit or vegetable, as well as many seeds and grains.
Take a look at a tasting class!
The first step into hands-on learning with real food.
Cooking with Kids collaborates with classroom teachers to provide fresh fruit and vegetable tasting lessons to over 5,000 students in Northern New Mexico. Learn more about our New Mexico programs.
Easy and require no cooking.
Tastings let children use their senses to discover that fresh fruits and vegetables make delicious snacks.
Free Downloads: Tasting Lessons
Tasting Lessons are available for grades K-1, 2-3, or 4-5
- Lesson plans, farmer letters, food history, nutrition information
- English & Spanish student materials
- Aligned with Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards
Apple Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Citrus Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Dried Fruit Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Grape Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Let’s Learn About Farmers FREE Lesson Plan Download$0.00
Melon Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Pea Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Root Vegetable Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Salad Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Seed Tasting FREE Download$0.00
Tomato Tasting FREE Download$0.00