Primary School Curriculum
This section features the nutrition education curriculum developed by the Cristine M. Trahms Program for Phenylketonuria. Materials were developed for and tested by school-aged children (ages 6-12).
Each activity includes a list of objectives, lesson plan, and an activity or worksheet that can be reproduced. Information developed for parents and families of children is also included.
Most of the books used in the activities can be found at public libraries or book stores. Ordering information is provided for books that might be difficult to locate.
Please credit the Cristine M. Trahms Program for Phenylketonuria when making copies of activities.
Activities are organized by topic:
- Alligator's Allergy
- Detective Dawg and the Package
- Kevin's New Friend
- My PKU Story
- Protein and Amino Acids
- The Body Engine
- The Protein Train
- You and PKU
- Alexander the Elephant Who Couldn't Eat Peanuts
- Don't Feed the Monster on Tuesdays
- My Best Friend Is Me
- People Talk
- Role Playing
- Why Am I Different?
- Learning to Keep a Food Record (for older school-age children)
- My Food Record (for younger school-age children)
- Rate Your Own Food Record
- Back to School: School Lunch Options
- Let's Go To Camp!
- Sleeping Over At Fred's House
- Treats to Bring to Parties
Just for Fun: Holiday Scrambled Food Fun
Just for Fun: Food Funnies