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Educational Materials
Alpha Bakery Alpha-Bakery Children's Cookbook
Seventy-two page, full-color cookbook helps teach little chefs to cook. Fun, easy-to-follow recipes and activities -- one for each letter of the alphabet.
 

Special educator's price: $1.99
(Minimum order of 40 books.)
Send check, along with name and address to:
Educators Cookbook Offer
P.O. Box 690 599
El Paso, TX 88539-0599

The Baking Sheet The Baking Sheet
A baking newsletter printed six times a year that is dedicated to sharing the pure joy of baking through recipes, tips and helpful hints.

Cost: $20 per year
For more information, call:
King Arthur Flour, 800/827-6836.

 

  About Wheat
This booklet provides basic information on wheat, flour, the importance of the grain group, and how to identify and store wheat foods.

Cost: $1.00
(plus shipping and handling)
For more information, call:
the Wheat Foods Council,
303/840-8787 or use the order form at http://www.wheatfoods/org.

 

Rainbow Bakery Rainbow Bakery Cook Book
Seventy-six pages of kid-pleasing recpes, each presenting by a friendly animal pal such as Rosie the pink pig and Rusty the red monkey. A color-full adventure.
 

Special educator's price: $1.99
(Minimum order of 40 books.)
Send check, along with name and address to:
Educators Cookbook Offer
P.O. Box 390599
El Paso, TX 88539-0599

From Wheat to Flour From Wheat to Flour
This 75-page book is an excellent source of information on the process of wheat production, from planting to milling.

Cost: $8.00
(plus shipping and handling)
For more information, call:
the Wheat Foods Council,
303/840-8787 or use the order form at http://www.wheatfoods.org.

 

  Breadtime Tales
A video for elementary school students. Everything about where bread comes from (going from the wheat fields to homemade bread on the table) to how a bakery makes bread.

Cost: $19.95
(plus shipping and handling)
For more information, call:
King Arthur Flour,
800/827-6836 or
Red Star Yeast & Products, 800/445-4746.

 

  Life Skills Bread Baking Program
The program is targeted toward middle school children, grades 5-8, 300 students minimum. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a live bread baking demonstration; all ingredients are supplied for students to bake bread for the needy. Limited number offered annually free of charge.

For information/application, call:
King Arthur Flour, 802/649-3881.

 

  Salt Helps You Measure;
Salt Tips;
and
Bet You Thought Salt Was Salt!?
These brochures take a look at salt and its applications.

Available free of charge.
For more information, call:
Morton International, Inc.,
312/807-2693.

 

Baking For Success Baking for Success: Lessons that Go Beyond Kneading Dough
This baking video and curriculum set, developed by family and consumer science experts, is based on creative learning techniques and includes recipes, interdisciplinary topics and even informative bake breaks. The "Baking for Success" video and curriculum provides educators with contemporary, fun, family-centered materials that include three baking segments covering yeast breads, cookies and quick breads, as well as science, history, social/ethnic studies and math lessons. The video and curriculum are designed to appeal to middle level through secondary level students.
 

Cost: $20.00
(includes shipping and handling)
To order or for more information visit the Baking for Success section of this site.

 

  Grains of Truth Fact Sheets
These fact sheets provide information on the origin, history, ingredients and nutritional value of baked goods. Available topics:
  • Cookies Crackers English Muffins Muffins Pita Bread Scones Sourdough Bread Tortillas Wheat Flour
  • Wheat Kernels

Cost: 15 cents each
(plus shipping and handling)
For more information, call:
the Wheat Foods Council,
303/840-8787 or use the order form at http://www.wheatfoods.org.

 

  The Science of Yeast
With everything from the history of yeast to yeast experiments, this book will give the educator a convenient resource for the presentation of an interesting unit about yeast.

Cost: $4.00
For more information, call:
Red Star Yeast & Products, 800/445-4746.
In Wisconsin, 800/558-9892.

 

  Baking and Cooking Tips
Learn how to make cookies, cakes, whipped cream, meringues, frostings and lots more even better. Take a look at these great tips - they're bound to be useful.

Cost: 50 cents
For more information, call:
Hershey Foods Corporation, 717/534-5447.

 

Rising to the Occasion Rising to the Occasion
This comprehensive bread curriculum, underwritten by Fleishmann's Yeast, is targeted to youth ages 5-18 and teaches skills about baking, nutrition and farming with the overlying emphasis on workforce preparation.

Cost: $2.95
(plus shipping and handling)
For more information, call:
the National 4-H Supply, 301/961-2937.
Refer to product No. WFP031.
Offer good while supplies last.

 

  Yeast Thermometer
This handy thermometer will give great baking results every time.

For cost and ordering information, call:
Red Star Yeast & Products, 800/445-4746.
In Wisconsin, 800/558-9892.

 

  Educational Packets: Preschool, Elementary
and Secondary

Each individual packet includes items such as posters, activity sheets, resources, reading lists, brochures and fact sheets.

Cost: $2.00 per packet.
For more information, call:
the Kansas Wheat Commission, 913/539-0255 or visit the Web site at http://www.kswheat.com.

 

  The Incredible Classroom Eggsperience
PRINT KIT AND VIDEO
Winners of 1996 Healthy Living and 1998 What's New awards, the kit and video cover egg basics, nutrition, food safety, cooking functions and more.

Cost:
Print Kit $9.00 (includes tax, shipping and handling)
Video (16:48) $9.50 (includes tax, shipping and handling)
For more information:
E-mail aeb@aeb.org; write to American Egg Board, 1460 Renaissance Drive, Park Ridge, IL 60068; or visit Web site at http://www.aeb.org.

 

  Eggcyclopedia
A compendium of facts and figures, definitions and diagrams, graphs and giggles on eggs.

Cost: $2.00 (including tax, shipping and handling)
For more information:
E-mail aeb@aeb.org; write to American Egg Board, 1460 Renaissance Drive, Park Ridge, IL 60068; or visit Web site at http://www.aeb.org.

 

  Wheat from Field to Table: A Teacher/Leader's Guide
This 15-minute, 1/2-inch VHS video covers the journey of wheat from production to marketing and milling, and ends with a classroom activity for making bread in a bag. Ideal for grades 3-8. A Teacher/Leader's Guide accompanies the video.

Cost: $5.00
For more information, call:
Kansas Wheat Commission, 785/539-0255 or visit the Web site at http://www.kswheat.com.

 

  Breads for the Classroom
Winner of the 1995 Healthy Living Awards, this booklet includes eight complete lesson plans for making everything from taco bake and pretzels to ethnic and holiday breads.

Cost: $10.00
For more information, call:
Red Star Yeast & Products, 800/445-4746. In Wisconsin, 800/558-9892.

 

 
 
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