Teachers

The National Peanut Board honors local educators and applauds the crucial role they play in the lives of our nation’s students. If you’re a teacher looking for fun activities that explore peanuts and peanut production, you’ve come to the right place. Our peanut farmer experts pooled their knowledge, creativity and resources to bring you a dozen learning activities to engage your students in thought-provoking discussions.

5 Free & Fun Things To Do With Kids This Summer

With summer in full swing, you may be looking for ideas to help your kids keep up the “learning momentum” they had during the school year and yet still have fun. Here are fun, free, educational ideas to do with your kids or give them a little push when they say, “I’m bored!”

How Peanuts Grow

Like many natural foods, peanuts grow underground. From tiny seeds to brilliant blooming flowers and sturdy pegs, learn more about the life of a peanut plant.

16 Fun Facts about Peanuts & Peanut Butter

How many peanuts does it take to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter? Which presidents were peanut farmers? Find fun facts here.

Peanut Country, U.S.A.

Where are peanuts grown in the United States? Which state grows the most? Where are peanuts exported?

George Washington Carver

As the "Father of the Peanut Industry," Carver developed more than 300 uses for peanuts. Even Franklin D. Roosevelt and Thomas Edison were fans.

For the Classroom

Discover the Powerful Peanut--A collection of 12, easy to implement 3rd to 5th grade activities that explore peanuts and peanut production.

Students Use Peanuts to Boost Their Service Organizations

This fall, college students from around the U.S. shared their love for peanuts and peanut butter through an innovative social media contest called Snack Attack. The contest challenged college service centers to host their own Snack Attack party and generate the most engagement and excitement about the power of peanuts through Twitter and Instagram using #peanutpower.

New Peanut Activities Bring Learning and Fun to the Kids in Your Life

A new set of 12 easy-to-use peanut activity cards, Discover the Powerful Peanut, may be what you’re looking for. National Peanut Board and other peanut organizations teamed up with curriculum experts at American Farm Bureau Foundation to launch a new learning resource geared toward children in grades 3-5. We want everyone to enjoy the peanut activities so we’ve made them available as a FREE download here. You can download just one of the 12 activities at a time or the whole packet.

National Peanut Board, Producer and Industry Organizations Launch New Peanut Educational Materials

SEPTEMBER 9, 2015--ATLANTA--National Peanut Board, along with Georgia Peanut Commission, Florida Peanut Producers, Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Virginia-Carolina Peanut Promotions, Southern Peanut Growers and American Peanut Council have launched a new peanut learning resource geared for students in grades 3-5.

History of Peanuts & Peanut Butter

Who invented peanut butter? Where did peanuts first grow? Trace the roots of peanuts and peanut butter here.

    

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