Children to use various fresh fruits & vegetables to visually describe where their food comes from.
A class discussion or video could be shown first about where fresh food comes from. Then children are supplied with a pieces of fresh fruits & vegetables and in pairs are asked to depict aspects of where fresh food comes from – using the food-pieces to illustrate their thoughts.
Images could be uploaded to a website with descriptions in the children's own words. And participants could eat their pictures once finished! Obviously it could also feature on a television program (get the idea, Jamie? ;^)
Inspired by the work of artist Alan Warbuton who uses food as an illustrative and participatory medium for enhancing dialogue:
Age of kids. The solutions to changing kids’ eating behaviors will vary depending on their age. What works for a toddler won’t necessarily fly for a teenager, although we suspect some concepts might be appropriate for all ages—even adults! Which age bracket does your concept address (tick all relevant boxes)?
Elementary (Kids) 5-10
Middle school (Tweens) 11-13
Hurdles to success. Helping kids make smarter food choices comes with a variety of hurdles that have to be addressed in order for a design solution to be successful, which of these do you think that your Concept overcomes (tick all relevant boxes)?