Growing Healthy Kids is a research-based curriculum from Oregon State University. Students learn about gardening, health, and plant biology while creating a paper, garden mural to be displayed at your school. Growing Healthy Kids lessons are fun and include music, physical activity, and a snack each lesson. This program is easily adjustable to fit into your schedule and can be offered for special education classes or as an afterschool program.

Program Goals Include:

  • Increase the students’ exposure to vegetables and fruits.
  • Increase the students’ consumption of vegetables and fruits and model healthy food and lifestyle choices.
Grade Level: 1st – 2nd
Program Length: 8-12 sessions, 60 minutes each