Materials Needed for Training

Activity 1: The “Think You Know Me?” Game

  • Paper
  • Pens/pencils
  • Felt tip markers
  • Clipboards for writing on
  • Copies of questions
    (unless they are written on the board in front) 

Activity 2: RECIPE for Good Communication

  • 1 ball of string/yarn per family
  • Chalkboard & chalk, overhead projector or poster paper & markers)
  • Copy of handout for Part 1: “RECIPE for Good Communication”
    (one per individual, and one per family)
  • “Communication Challenge” cards
    (used in part 2)
  • Copy of handout for Part 3: “Getting Practice Communicating about Food”
    (one per individual, and one per family)

Activity 3: Coolish or Foolish — Talking about peer pressure and food choices

  • Laminated copies of “Coolish or Foolish” worksheets
  • Pens and paper

Activity 4: Food Fight

  • Paper
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Copies of handout: “Role Playing Scenarios”
    (one per family)

Activity 5: Sharing Visions

  • Pens/Pencils
  • Copies of the “Sharing Visions — How We Communicate as a Family” handout
    (one per family)