Educator Training: Grade 5




Upcoming workshops (Register below)

  • Friday, April 23, 2021 (daytime)
  • Friday, May 14, 2021 (daytime)

Please contact us to book an alternate date with your team.

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9:30 am – 11:30 am (or 7-9 pm evening slot)


Dairy Farmers of Manitoba
(4055 Portage Avenue)

* Please be reminded that this is NOT a school field trip. These workshops are meant for educators to attend only.


  • “I’m excited to share with my students how to better follow the food guide and eat healthier.”

  • “Very hands-on and interactive with helpful resources that are ready to go. Excellent workshop!”

  • “The ready to use lessons and Smartboard activities are fabulous. Best of all, it’s all free!”


What is Power to Grow?

Power to Grow is a nutrition education program designed to help students understand how the body uses food and offers tools for making informed food choices. If you teach Grade 5, register for this interactive teacher workshop to help you guide students through a wide variety of nutrition topics including digestion, label reading, and media influences on food choices. Program resources help students apply nutrition knowledge and learn skills through personal assessment.

What do you learn in a teacher workshop?

  • What role families, schools and teachers play in mealtimes & food or nutrition education
  • What is ‘healthy’ eating anyway?
  • When messages to kids about ‘healthy’ eating takes a turn
  • 4 ingredients to make a difference in your students’ lives
    • Eating competence
    • Food literacy
    • Body acceptance
    • Food journeys
  • How to talk to kids/students about food, bodies and movement

 This interactive teacher workshop will include:

  • Teacher’s Guide – lesson plans, teaching ideas, student activities, and assessment tools
  • Classroom posters
  • Student activity sheets (French and English), 4 videos to support teaching, and Smartboard ready lessons

* Program materials are only available to teachers who have taken a workshop.

What about Canada's new food guide?

Read more on how to use Power to Grow with Canada's new food guide.

Can you Safely use Nüton Programs and Resources During COVID-19?

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Nutrition is a cross-curricular topic. Meet outcomes in many other subjects while teaching nutrition.
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What comes with the program

The following resources are provided at no cost to workshop participants

  • Teacher Guide

    Teacher Guide

    Includes lesson plans, teaching ideas, student activities and assessment tools

  • 2 posters

    2 posters

    Healthy Bodies poster

    Sizing Up Food Guide Servings Poster

  • Feeding with Love and Good Sense: 6 through 13 years

    Feeding with Love and Good Sense: 6 through 13 years

  • USB with student activity sheets

    USB with student activity sheets

    (English and French), Smartboard ready lessons


Materials available for purchase

  • Food Picture Cards (Bilingual)

    Food Picture Cards (Bilingual)

    A set of 103 food pictures with a food group legend on the back (5”x7”cards).

    $ 20.00

Other Materials

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