Finnish school food is healthy, gives you energy and is free for everyone. Also, special diets are given attention, e.g., a vegetarian option is available. The picture can be used for communicating with the guardians.
Mealtimes at school
Students are served a free lunch at school. The serving of breakfast and snacks vary from municipality to municipality, but often they are the responsibility of the home. It should be reminded to guardians when school starts. Differences with the food rhythm at kindergarten can be great.
Snacks into schoolbags!
If the schoolday is long or it is directly followed by extracurricular activities, it’s a good idea to pack some snacks for the student. It is important to make sure that the snack can be stored at room temperature. The snacks in the leaflet can be stored for at least a few hours.
Please note! You can choose a leaflet with nuts included or not included, depending on whether there are students in your class who are allergic to nuts.
Poster of fruits and vegetables
An educational poster which includes a variety of vegetables, fruits and berries.
Cards of fruits and vegetables
Vegetable cards can be used for practicing their names and expressions describing vegetables. With over 50 images in the deck, it’s quite a challenge.
Meal times with dinner
The picture shows an example of meal rhythm that supports the well-being of schoolchildren. Regular eating keeps you alert and gives you energy for school and hobbies. This picture is suitable for families who tend to eat dinner earlier.
Meal times with supper
The picture shows an example of meal rhythm that supports the well-being of schoolchildren. Regular eating keeps you alert and gives you energy for school and hobbies. This picture is suitable for families who tend to eat supper later in the evening.
Illustrative leaflet with breakfast ideas. A diverse breakfast gives you strength in school until lunch. The same foodstuffs are also turned into a tasty snack.
More ideas for diverse and nutritious breakfast. Add one component from three basic food groups: cereals, fruits and vegetables and a source of protein: e.g. milk, other dairy product or egg.