Food Models for Children

Bread Basket

Carson, CA: Lakeshore, 2002.
(15 pieces: plastic, col.; in container 28 x 20 x 13 cm)

NAL Call Number: Model no.26
This kit is directed at grade levels preschool through third grade. It is a plastic picnic basket holding 15 models of different breads, such as baguettes, tortilla, bagel, and croissant.


Children's Nutrition - Age 1-3

Fort Atkinson, WI: NASCO, 2002.
(20 models : col., plastic ; in box 26 x 31 x 11 cm. + 2 sheets + 20 plastic bags)

Contains 20 food replicas of healthy food choices for the child aged 1-3. Servings are shown in sizes appropriate for this age group.


Children's Nutrition - Age 4-10

Fort Atkinson, WI: Nasco, 2000.
(19 models : col., plastic ; in box 26 x 31 x 11 cm. + 2 sheets + 19 plastic bags)

Contains 19 food replicas of healthy food choices for the child aged 4-10. Servings are shown in sizes appropriate for this age group.


Fruit Basket

Carson, CA: Lakeshore, 2002.
(15 pieces: plastic, col.; in container 28 x 20 x 13 cm)

NAL Call Number: Model no.27
This kit is directed at grade levels preschool through third grade. It is a plastic picnic basket holding 15 models of fruits such as apples, strawberries, and melon.


Meat, Fish, & Cheese Basket

Carson, CA: Lakeshore, 2002.
(18 pieces: plastic, col.; in container 28 x 20 x 13 cm.)

NAL Call Number: Model no.28
This kit is directed at grade levels preschool through third grade. It is a plastic picnic basket holding 18 models including items like eggs, mussels, steak, lamb, and cheese.


The Vegimals

Bristol, VT: Freemountain Toys, Inc., 1976-1978.
(12 cloth models (some with zippers and Velcro))

NAL Call Number: Model no.17 (Pt.1 & Pt.2)
Food models provide pre-school to third-grade children with the opportunity to become familiar with a variety of foods through colorful cloth, over-sized, stuffed, friendly replicas of different edibles with removable peels, husks, or shells.


The Vegimals

Bristol, VT: Freemountain Toys, Inc., 1976-1978.
(7 cloth models (some with zippers and Velcro))

NAL Call Number: Model no.23
Food models provide pre-school to third-grade children with the opportunity to become familiar with a variety of foods through colorful cloth, over-sized, stuffed, friendly replicas of different edibles with removable peels, husks, or shells.


Vegetable Basket

Carson, CA: Lakeshore, 2002.
(16 pieces: plastic, col.; in container, 28 x 20 x 13 cm)

NAL Call Number: Model no.29
This kit is directed at grade levels preschool through third grade. It is a plastic picnic basket holding 16 models of vegetables, including items like corn on the cob, mushrooms, and asparagus.