“Bontà di stagione”/”What’s in Season?”

“Bontà di Stagione”/“What’s in Season?” is a lesson included in my Nutrition Education Program for the classroom “Eat Healthy, Grow Strong!”. It’s important for children to learn that fruits and veggies grow naturally and ripen during certain seasons of the year, while in others they’re imported from other countries or grown using greenhouses. Educating childrenContinue reading ““Bontà di stagione”/”What’s in Season?””

Back to school!!

It’s school time again! Calling all teachers, educators, parents, students! Back to school is upon us! Let’s get ready for a fun, colorful year. Here you can find a useful set of signs, labels and place cards for your classroom featuring a fruit-vegetable theme!! Below you can download the free pdf files. Have a wonderfulContinue reading “Back to school!!”

Fruits and Veggies crossword puzzles

Hello!! I hope you and your kids are enjoying the Summer break!! If you’re looking for some activities to entertain kids and keep their brain active, please download the free crossword and word search puzzles below. They are simple and fun to solve and will encourage children to expand their fruit and vegetable vocabulary, improveContinue reading “Fruits and Veggies crossword puzzles”

Fun activities for kids!!

 Color and Learn  the Alphabet from Arancia to Zucca. Hello everyone. Hope you’re having a great Summer! If you are looking for fun learning activities to keep your kids busy, here you can find some free printable tracing worksheets. They will help children to: Learn the alphabet Practice writing words, in both lower and upperContinue reading “Fun activities for kids!!”

L’ estate sta iniziando…

Fra pochi giorni inizia ufficialmente l’ ESTATE, momento di meritato riposo per i bambini, necessario per ricaricare il corpo e la mente dopo tanti mesi trascorsi a studiare fra i banchi di scuola. Finalmente è tempo di vacanza, tempo di giochi sulla spiaggia o a casa con gli amici, di escursioni in montagna, di viaggiContinue reading “L’ estate sta iniziando…”

I miei libri per bambini/ My books for kids

Ho pubblicato su Amazon due libri illustrati, “L’ Alfabeto della Frutta” e “L’ Alfabeto della Verdura”, per insegnare ai bambini l’ ABC e avvicinarli al mondo della frutta e della verdura, in modo colorato e divertente! L’ idea nasce dalla mia esperienza di educatrice alimentare, un lavoro che amo molto perche’ mi permette di unireContinue reading “I miei libri per bambini/ My books for kids”

Never Stop Learning

I’ve been spending some time in NYC and while here I’ve been attending seminars, workshops and events related to food, nutrition and education. As a nutrition educator, I make sure I keep updated with dietary guidelines, nutrition research and teaching strategies. If I want kids to learn how to eat healthy, I need to makeContinue reading “Never Stop Learning”


My favorite part of my job is teaching kids about nutrition and health!! It gives me the opportunity to use my background in science and nutrition and my passion for teaching! I actually decided to study Nutrition and Health in order to be able to understand better the link between food and chronic diseases, andContinue reading “#NutritionEducation”