Education provides resources, ideas and tips to assist teachers to include potatoes in their lesson plans.

Potatoes can be included in the New Zealand curriculum at Levels 1, 2 and 3 in the three food related strands; Home Economics, Technology and Hospitality.

Take children on a potato discovery adventure have resources which focus on two areas which combine to give children knowledge and understanding:

  • global – to give children a perspective on how one food can make a huge impact on people and communities
  • skills – to teach each child to cook and to foster personal responsibility.