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Growing Healthy Kids Family Videos

Watch the new remote Growing Healthy Kids video lessons here!

The Oregon Harvest for Schools videos were designed to extend the Growing Healthy Kids curriculum at home, but they are also a great set of videos for all families to watch together!  Scroll down to see the full list of videos in this group.  Access the Growing Healthy Kids curriculum here: https://www.foodhero.org/growing-healthy-kids.  

If you would like to rate some of our Oregon Harvest Videos we would love the help!  Follow this link: https://foodhero.org/youth-video-0.  

GHK Lesson 1 - Six Yummy Plant Parts

This video was created for families!  The video goes with our Growing Healthy Kids (GHK) curriculum.  Lesson 1 in our series is called - Six Yummy Plant Parts and includes these concepts:

  • Name the six parts of a plant

  • Using senses and adjectives to explore and describe new fruits and vegetables 

  • Learn what it takes to become a Food Adventurer 

(https://foodhero.org/growing-healthy-kids)

Plant Part Dance

Learn the parts of a plant with this follow along dance.  Learning can be so much fun!

Oregon Harvest for Schools - Beets

GHK Lesson - 2 Root, Root Hurray!

This video was created for families!  The video goes with our Growing Healthy Kids (GHK) curriculum Lesson 2 - Root, Root Hooray! and includes these concepts:

  • Describe the functions of a root
  • Identify root vegetables that we eat 
  • Try a root vegetable using your senses 

GHK - How to Seed

Seeding can be as easy as 1,2,3. Start your seeds today with these common household items you will already have on hand!

Oregon Harvest for Schools- Radishes


This video was created for families!  The video goes with our Growing Healthy Kids (GHK) curriculum Lesson 2 - Root, Root Hurray! and includes these concepts:

  • Different types of radishes

  • Six different plant parts

  • Using senses and adjectives to explore and describe radish

  • Mom and young son model how to grow radishes

  • Eating radish raw as healthy snack

(https://foodhero.org/growing-healthy-kids)

GHK Lesson 3 - Water for Plants and People

This video was made for families and goes along with our Growing Healthy Kids (GHK) curriculum. Plants, animals, and humans all need water to stay alive. Lesson 3 in our series is called Water for Plants and People and includes these concepts:

  • Why water is a healthy choice for our bodies
  • Drink water when you are thirsty
  • How you can make your own flavored water at home

Oregon Harvest for Schools - Cucumbers

GHK Lesson 4 - Stand Strong with Stems

This video was made for families and goes along with our Growing Healthy Kids (GHK) curriculum. Lesson 4 in our series is called Stand Strong with Stems and includes these concepts:

  • Describe the function of a stem
  • Identify stem vegetables that we eat
  • Try a stem vegetable using your senses

Oregon Harvest for Schools - Celery

GHK Lesson 5 - Leaves and Fun in the Sun

We learned leaves are one of the six plant parts, but they do more than just hang out in the sunshine! Click play to learn how they actually work really hard to help the rest of the plant get the energy it needs to grow. 

Oregon Harvest for Schools- Microgreens


This video was created for families!  The video goes with our Growing Healthy Kids (GHK) curriculum Lesson 5 - Leaves and Fun in the Sun and includes these concepts:

  • Sisters using senses and adjectives to explore and describe microgreens
  • Ways to eat microgreens
  • How to grow microgreens in a milk carton
  • Art: a rock painted with microgreens

(https://foodhero.org/growing-healthy-kids)

GHK Lesson 6 - Bunches of Variety

Today we are going to talk about the word variety. The word variety means many different kinds. Fruits come in many different colors - reds, blue, purple, orange, and even green, just like a rainbow! Find out why eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables will give you lots of nutrients your body needs.

Oregon Harvest for Schools - Tomatoes

GHK Lesson 7 - Healthy Harvest Celebration

As we wrap up our Growing Healthy Kids series, it’s time to celebrate all that we’ve learned together. Remember, being a Food Adventurer can mean many different things! How will you continue to be a Food Adventurer?  

Farm to School Field Trip at Lucky Crow Farm

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