Raisin’ the Bar Do your students love raisins? In honor of National Raisin Day, April 30, turn their appreciation of this healthy snack into a great nutrition education opportunity. For example, many consumers don’t realize that raisins are a sun-dried form of grapes! For more interesting raisin facts that you can share, visit http://tinyurl.com/7txpaha. Some kids are wary of raisins, not realizing their natural sweetness. Add raisins to taste test activities that feature other unfamiliar produce items. Or, show them how they can prepare a healthy treat on their own that features raisins, such as ants on a log (peanut butter and raisins on celery) or trail mix.
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