Farm To School:

FoodCorps – Hands-On Lessons Grades K-5
A mix of gardening, cooking, and nutrition lessons for at-home learning created by the FoodCorps.

FoodCorps – Time At Home Grades K-5
Using materials found in most homes, FoodCorps service members Erin and Casey, are making videos & teaching lessons while they “Stay Home, Stay Safe”.

Farm To School of Northwest Michigan – YouTube
Video’s from FoodCorps lessons, TBAISD lessons & other fun activities.

Gardening & Plants:

Captain Planet Foundation Grades K-12
Recommended resources related to outdoor exploration, STEM, and food for learning at home. Filter by grade, topic, and type of activity.

KidsGardening.Org All Ages
Garden activities, educational resources, advice, and other helpful tips.

SEEDS – Get Me Outside All Ages
SEEDS programming focuses on creating opportunities for social and emotional learning, hands-on activities, and connecting academics to nutrition and the out-of-doors. 

TEDTalks – For When You Want To Start A Garden
Bring plants inside, outside, and into your community with these talks all about the power of gardening and nourishing the nature around us.

TEDTalks – Plantastic
Plants are all around us and make the ecosystem work. Hear from gardeners, vegetarians, designers and conservationists on the world of plants and vegetables.

TEDTalks – The Secret Life of Plants
Trees talk, flowers build elaborate traps and some plants can even come back from the dead. Skeptical? These fascinating talks may just grow on you.

Cooking & Nutrition:

ChopChop Magazine – Weekly newsletters All Ages
Weekly recipes made with pantry and fridge staples, along with math and science activities, food facts, themed physical exercises, and more. Sign up here.

Edible Schoolyard – At Home Grades K-8
Edible education lessons that students can complete at home. Be sure to check back frequently — new lessons being developed & posted every week!

MyPlate All Ages
A nutritional food guide, developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), to help Americans become more aware of what they eat and assist food choices.

PBS – In Defense of Food Grades 6-8, 13+
Designed to help adolescents develop practical tools for healthier eating.

Pilot Light Food Education Center Grades K-12;
Connecting chefs with teachers to create food-based lessons that support children with the knowledge and skills needed to have a healthy relationship with food..

SEEDS – Life Skills All Ages
SEEDS programming focuses on creating opportunities for social and emotional learning, hands-on activities, and connecting academics to nutrition and the out-of-doors. 

Physical Activity:

Cosmic Kids Yoga PreK-K
Yoga, mindfulness, and relaxation designed especially for kids aged 3+. Parents and teachers report significant improvements in self-regulation, focus, and empathy.

GoNoodle Grades K-5
Get kids moving! GoNoodle engages 14 million kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

At-Home Learning Support: 

Parent Tip Sheet – Farm To School
In this document, you will find tips for engaging your child in gardening and cooking activities. We recognize and honor that you know your child best, so please consider this tip sheet as a list of suggestions, not best practices for working with your child. We leave that expertise to you!

TBAISD Remote Toolkit – Family Resources
Resources, tools, and strategies for the whole family, including social-emotional wellbeing, at-home learning, and student support.

A Comprehensive Guide to Setting Up Your Home Learning Space.

This online guide covers:

  • How to Set Up a Productive Learning Space
  • Maintaining a School and Home Life Balance
  • Resources for Parents, Low-Income Families, and Students with Special Needs

PreK-K | Grades 1-2 Grades 3-5 | Grades 6-12