Celebrate National Greek Yogurt Day on November 9

Did you know National Greek Yogurt Day is on November 9? This is the perfect time to show students how milk is used in some of their favorite foods that they enjoy on a daily basis. From “make and taste” yogurt lessons to a festive yogurt cup turkey craft, here are some creative activities to try in the next few weeks!  

Yogurt Facts: Download this yogurt booklet for facts, recipes, nutrition information and more! Age group? This booklet is ideal for students of all grade levels.Make & Taste Greek Yogurt Lesson: In this lesson, students will learn about the basic science of how yogurt is produced, make their own Greek yogurt with a simple recipe, and build a yogurt parfait. Age group? This lesson is ideal for students in 3rd – 5th grade.

Science-Focused Make & Taste Yogurt Lesson: In this lesson, students will be introduced to the science behind yogurt production. They will make their own Greek yogurt, measure the solid and liquid whey created by the yogurt-making process, and discover ways to incorporate Greek yogurt into healthy recipes. Age group? This lesson is ideal for students in 6th – 8th grade.

Fall Dairy Activity Guide: As the days grow cooler and the leaves change color, we have a variety of fall-themed activities that will keep your students busy and introduce them to dairy in creative ways. The yogurt cup turkey craft included in the guide is an interactive way to learn about yogurt, dairy and art! Age group? These activities are ideal for elementary and middle school students.

Halloween Trick or Treat Recipes: From a witches’ brew smoothie to a spooky Halloween snack spread, try some of these dairy recipes this October. Age group? These recipes are ideal for teachers of all grade levels.