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Food Safety Education Resources for Families

Are you looking for fun learning activities for you or your children? FSIS’ educational videos and exercises give adults and children the information they need to practice good food safety habits.

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) works every day to keep our nation’s food supply safe, wholesome and accurately labeled.  However, keeping food safe as it gets from the farm to store is only part of the journey.  Practicing good food safety habits at home is just as important. Below are lesson plans and other materials that children and families can use to help keep their food safe:

Fight BAC Curricula and Programs for K-12

FSIS and the Partnership for Food Safety Education partnered to provide a diverse amount of food safety classroom materials, which includes classroom curricula, videos, web-based games and student activities, for teachers of students in grades K through 12. You may also visit the Hands On page to download the middle school food safety curricula.

Food Safe Families Activity Book

This fun activity book was created to help families keep one another food-safe. You’ll be able to complete numerous activities that will help you to always remember  the safe way to handle and cook your food.

Let Me Tell You How Dad Got Sick!

This FSIS-created comic book explains the four steps to food safety through the eyes of a young boy in a family.

Other Educational Resources About Food Safety

New Mexico State University, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration maintain the following additional resources:

Because I Care, I Wash My Hands
This free curriculum for childcare centers and preschools explores germs, proper handwashing, and how to avoid cross-contamination. Audience: Workers in childcare centers, and early childhood educators.

Fight BAC K-3 Food Safety Game and Activities & Your Game Plan for Food Safety
FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) and the Partnership for Food Safety Education developed activity kits for children in grades K-7 which contains board games, activities, and videos of safe food handling for children with emphasis on hand washing. Additional food safety education activities are included. Search “teachers and students.”

Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives
These printable posters can be used to help raise awareness about handwashing in highly visible public areas, such as schools, workplaces, and restrooms. They are designed for all audiences, and some are available in multiple sizes and languages.

Ninja Kitchen 
In this engaging “café” game, players learn safe food preparation, including avoiding cross-contamination, understanding bacterial growth at room temperature, and cooking meats to the proper temperatures. This game is designed for upper elementary school and middle school students. It plays in a web browser using Adobe Flash.

 

Last Modified Apr 03, 2020