Teaching Kids about Farming in a World with HungerOthers, Family , Food
Contributed by: Canadian Foodgrains Bank
This game, which follows the same rules as the popular children’s activity ‘Chutes and Ladders,’ is designed to teach children about some of the factors that help and hinder the ability of small-scale (subsistence) farmers in the developing world to grow food.
Learning objective: Children will gain a basic understanding of some of the factors that help and hinder the ability of small-scale farmers to grow food.
Skills: Reading comprehension, critical thinking
Recommended time: 20-30 minutes
Recommended age level: Grades 2-4, Ages 7-10
Subjects: science (biology), social studies, math