Teach Your Students About The Future Of Sustainability & Nutrition While Supporting The Bug Industry.
This lesson will give kids a chance to learn about how and why we eat bugs. Their homework is to go home and share their creations with family and friends. The goal is to create informed, future advocates for a sustainable, nutritious future.
Each Box Contains:
Illustrated Lesson Book
This 20-page book takes your class on a journey into the world of edible bugs. Did you know it takes around 1,700 gallons of water to get a pound of beef from the farm to your table, and only 1 gallon of water for a pound of crickets?
3 Recipe Cards
After learning about bugs, classes will have the chance to 'cook' three simple snacks to taste and share. All recipes require no additional equipment or kitchen appliances. Recipes include: Butterfly Bug Trail Mix, Bug Biscuits, and Ants on a Log.
Bugs & Craft Supplies
Each box comes with:
- "Gateway Bug" snacks: easy introduction foods like cricket chips.
- Bug ingredients: samples of safe-to-eat crickets, grasshoppers, and ants.
- Craft materials: pipecleaners, clothes pins, and stickers.
Help Us Support A Better Future
Bugs are not the only solution to feeding our growing population, but they are one of the most fun and provocative ways to open a dialogue about how what we eat impacts our bodies and the environment. Your purchase of the Cooking with Critters Box helps support our mission to empower the next generation to be advocates for a greener future. Help us open minds and mouths to boxes of bugs. Read more about why we eat bugs here.