Peanuts in the Classroom

Discover the Powerful Peanut

A collection of 12, easy to implement 3rd to 5th grade activities that explore peanuts and peanut production. Questions about peanut allergies? Visit www.peanutallergyfacts.org

Discover the Powerful Peanut

Our peanut farmer experts pooled their knowledge, creativity and resources to bring you twelve 15-to-45-minute peanut learning activities that are sure to engage your students in thought-provoking and fun ways. Here’s a look: 

Math

POUNDS OF PEANUTS—30 minutes
How many pounds of peanuts could you grow on your imaginary farm?

WONDERFUL WATER—30 minutes
How much water does it take to grow peanuts?

GROWING AMERICA—30 minutes
How many peanuts are produced in your state?

Science

ALL ABOUT ALLERGIES—30 minutes
What is an allergic reaction? How can I help my friends with food allergies?

A NUTTY LIFE—30 minutes
How do peanuts grow?

DELICIOUS AND NUTRITIOUS—15 minutes
What are the nutritional benefits of peanuts?

Social Science

PEANUT BUTTER CAPER—15 minutes
Who invented peanut butter?

WHERE IN THE WORLD?—30 minutes
Where are peanuts grown around the world?

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER—45 minutes
What positive impact did George Washington Carver have on America?

English Language Arts

PEANUT BUTTER POSITIVITY—45 minutes
How can I create a service project to help feed the hungry with peanut butter?

PEANUT FAMILIES—30 minutes
What’s it like to grow up on a peanut farm?

PEANUT CLASSIFICATION—45 minutes
What’s the difference in a legume, a drupe and a tree nut?

That’s not all.

We have a comic book starring Buddy McNutty and his good friends.  Download the complete comic book, The Adventures of Buddy McNutty, and take peanut entertainment (and playful education) to new heights.


The Adventures of Buddy McNutty

 

 

 

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