Did you know that World Milk Day is celebrated every 1st of June to recognize the importance of milk as a global food?

Have you ever stopped to ponder the magnificent presence of milk in our lives? From creamy ice cream to cheesy delights, milk has become a beloved and essential ingredient in countless food products.

So, as you navigate the aisles of your favourite grocery store, take a moment to appreciate the omnipresence of milk. Milk is a true culinary companion, from a humble glass of milk before bedtime to the magnificent symphony of flavours in your favourite cheese-topped pizza.

Let's explore the prevalence of milk in all the food and food products in our daily lives through this fun, explorative activity!

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing and colouring pencils

This activity will allow students to learn and celebrate the importance and prevalence of milk in our daily lives through a fun search and record game.

It will help your child or student with:

  1. A Fun Educational Adventure: Engaging children in a scavenger hunt-style activity to search for milk-containing items is a fantastic way to enhance their observational skills and expand their knowledge about food products. It encourages them to explore their surroundings, read labels, and identify items they might not have noticed.
  2. Creating Nutritional Awareness: By actively searching for milk-related products, children develop a deeper understanding of the importance of milk as a valuable source of nutrients. This activity can spark conversations about the benefits of consuming milk and its role in maintaining a healthy diet.

Let's start learning!

How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and learn more about dairy milk and the different plant based milk options now available. Here's a great introductory video about the science of (the production of) milk:
  • Here's a educational and comprehensive video about the nutritional value of different milk and the impact on the planet of producing them:
  • Get started on the printable worksheet!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable activity pack consists of 1 creative printable worksheet. Here's what it consists of:

  • 1 "Got Milk?" Search and Record Activity List

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