Lesson Videos

The food allergy maze starts here...   

   

Travel through the maze to watch the short educational videos that play a big part in the Allergy Adventures® Workshop

The four videos keep children engaged while clearly conveying key messages about allergies. Each video is accompanied by free, ready-to-teach lesson plans and activity sheets for age groups 5-7 or 7-11 (KS1 or KS2). All tested by teachers, and with a thumbs up from kids.

 

Can't wait to start? Watch the videos below or sign up here to download the accompanying teacher resources.

 
Start of maze  

LESSON 1: What is a food allergy?

What will we learn? Find out what a food allergy is and the top nine allergens that can trigger an allergic reaction. Join me on a supermarket adventure to find out why it’s important for people with food allergies to always read the ingredient labels. Psst... allergens are very good at hiding and can be hard to spot!

VIDEO DURATION 3:37

 

TEACHER RESOURCES
Free download includes:

  • Detailed lesson plan
  • Classroom slides
  • Pupil activity sheets
  • Pupil reward certificate

Lesson duration 

50 minutes (approx.)

AGES 5-7 RESOURCE: KS1

AGES 7-11 RESOURCE: KS2

LESSON 2: Why do allergic reactions occur?

What will we learn? Let’s go on a journey of microscopic proportions! Find out about the immune system army that protects us from germs and diseases, and how some people’s immune systems think that certain foods are the baddies. See what happens inside the body when an allergic reaction occurs, and find out what symptoms this can cause.

VIDEO DURATION 4:04

 

TEACHER RESOURCES
Free download includes:

  • Detailed lesson plan
  • Classroom slides
  • Pupil activity sheets
  • Pupil reward certificate

Lesson duration 

50 minutes (approx.)

AGES 5-7 RESOURCE: KS1

AGES 7-11 RESOURCE: KS2

LESSON 3: How to avoid cross-contamination

What will we learn? Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s safe to eat! Find out why washing your hands is so important, and how to keep allergens away from safe food. Also, learn about food hygiene and why stopping the spread of allergens and micro organisms can keep everyone safe and well.

VIDEO DURATION 3:34

 

TEACHER RESOURCES
Free download includes:

  • Detailed lesson plan
  • Classroom slides
  • Pupil activity sheets
  • Pupil reward certificate

Lesson duration 

50 minutes (approx.)

AGES 5-7 RESOURCE: KS1

AGES 7-11 RESOURCE: KS2

LESSON 4: Keep friends with food allergies safe!

What will we learn? It might seem kind to share your food with a friend, but not if they have a food allergy. Learn what you can do to stop friends having an allergic reaction, the common symptoms it can cause, and what to do if a reaction happens.

VIDEO DURATION 3:35

 

TEACHER RESOURCES
Free download includes:

  • Detailed lesson plan
  • Classroom slides
  • Pupil activity sheets
  • Pupil reward certificate

Lesson duration 

50 minutes (approx.)

AGES 5-7 RESOURCE: KS1

AGES 7-11 RESOURCE: KS2

 

Short on time or resources? I can run the Allergy Adventures® Workshop for you. Click here to find out more.

 
Back to the top