Free Virtual Cooking & Nutrition Classes

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Common Threads is offering FREE nutrition education and cooking classes online to students and families everywhere! These classes were designed to help both kids and families lead healthier lives by increasing their nutrition knowledge, changing their attitudes toward healthy eating and motivating everyone to adopt healthier behaviors. Through our lessons kids and families will learn how to make kid-friendly healthy meals and snacks in fun, easy and interactive activities and videos.

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Small Bites Lesson Features

Small Bites healthy snack making classes are now available in an On-Demand format, featuring 8 interactive lessons accessible for at-home learning for Elementary and Middle school students. Participants will be able to create their own path with our click and play nutrition activities and fun snack making videos. Our goal after each lesson is to prepare students to be able to make their own healthy snacks at home!

Here is a preview of what you can expect to find in a Small Bites On-Demand lesson:

Kitchen Times Article

Downloadable educational articles about nutrition concepts and healthy eating tips.

Interactive Nutrition Videos

Fun animated educational videos that highlight nutrition concepts covered in each lesson.

Cook-Along Recipe Videos

Fun interactive recipe videos, providing step by step directions for kids to follow along and make healthy snacks at home.

Printable Recipe Card

Downloadable recipe cards to match the recipe videos featuring kid-friendly (heat-free) healthy snack recipes.

Pick the right program for you!

Available now are two Small Bites snack making programs for Elementary and Middle school students. Each program is designed to be engaging and tailored for each age group. Coming very soon will be interactive Family Cooking Classes made for everyone to learn quick and easy healthy meals.

Learn more about each program.

Elementary Small Bites:
**Available upon registration.

Jump into interactive lessons using Nearpod. In these lessons, students will complete worksheets, quizzes, and watch snack making videos to create at home!

Middle School Small Bites:
**Available upon registration.

Students create their own learning path with our click and play nutrition activities and snack making videos. At the end of each lesson students will be prepared to make their own healthy snack at home!

Family Cooking Class:
**Coming Soon!

Follow along with a team of expert Chefs and learn how to master the art of cookery. Stay tuned and check back this spring for more information about Virtual Cooking Class! Click here to sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know when classes go live!


Our free courses are available to anyone! Sign up and fill out the short survey before you get started. After signing up you will be directed to our programs portal page where you can select your lessons. You will also receive reminders and updates throughout the program via email.
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Small Bites On-Demand Registration Form

Common Threads is offering FREE on-demand (self-paced) Small Bites lessons for elementary (and now middle-school) aged children all over the country! The lessons are focused on basic nutrition and healthy cooking through simple snack preparation. The lessons feature kid-centric videos, articles, and at-home projects. 

Upon registration, you will be brought to a webpage where you can access all of the lessons.
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