Learn at Home with KHF Resources for Keiki
April 03, 2020
Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation has lots of great resources to keep your keiki engaged at home including curriculum, lesson plans, recipes, how-to's and much much more!
ʻĀINA In Schools Garden Lessons and Student Workbooks: Use these guides to plant a themed garden at home. Ideas include Butterfly Garden, Good Buddy Garden (companion plants), Hawaiian Garden, Three Sisters Garden, and more.
ʻĀINA In Schools Composting Lessons and Student Workbooks: Use these guides to create aerobic, vermicomposting or bokashi composting systems at home to turn food and yard waste into a valuable resource.
ʻĀINA In Schools Nutrition Lessons and Student Workbooks: Learn about eating foods that are close to the source and check out the ʻĀINA Food Guide with locally available foods (energy, body-building, protective, brain, and caution foods) that are grouped by the health impacts they have on our bodies! Each lesson contains a healthy kid-friendly recipe that reinforces the lesson’s theme.
More Keiki-Friendly Recipes: Check out our Simplify the Holidays Edible Gifts resource guide, which includes recipes for herbal & citrus salts, refrigerator pickles, sauerkraut, and kimchi. You’ll also find recipes for making flavored waters with fruits and herbs. Our ʻOno ʻUlu Recipes Guide features a collection of easy and delicious recipes using breadfruit. In ʻĀINA In Schools Nutrition Lessons, students make “Brainy Guacamole” as they learn about high quality fats that help us to think and learn. Download our bookmark that includes recipes for guacamole as well as banana sorbet.
Gardening & Composting How-To Resource Guides: These information guides include information on How to Build a Raised Garden Bed; Create Aerobic, Vermicomposting and Bokashi Systems; and Practice Garden & Food Safety.
Hawaiian Harvest: 24 educational resource sheets profiling a featured locally grown crop. These include nutritional benefits, fun facts, growing information, keiki-friendly recipes, and more!
Plastic Free Hawaiʻi: Lesson plans and waste reduction resources. Check out the Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Carnival Games Kit to learn about solutions to plastic pollution through interactive, hands-on games that can be made at home!