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Pear-fect for Teachers...and Kids

Think outside the pencil box! Share a pear with your favorite teacher this school year. Download a Pears for Teachers sticker and bring a smile to your teacher’s face.    

School Foodservice

Kids + Pears = A Pear-fect Match! Fresh pears are a healthy addition to your school lunch menu. While the nutritional qualities of fresh pears will please you, their sweet and juicy flavor will win over the kids! Introducing children to the delicious taste of fresh pears helps encourage healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. Beyond the Anjou and Bosc pears available to you through the USDA’s school lunch purchases, there are several fresh pear varieties that can easily be incorporated into your menu throughout the year. Bartletts are harvested in August and are an excellent menu item
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Activity Sheets

Activity Sheets

Your students will love completing and coloring these pear-themed activity sheets! Feel free to print and reproduce for your classroom as needed. Connect the Dots Mix and Match Pear Maze Word Scramble Word Search Sesame Street Coloring Sheet Cookie Monster Coloring Sheet Elmo Coloring Sheet Sesame Street Connect the Dots
Pears in School

Pears in School

As an educator, you already know the important role a healthy diet plays in building a strong foundation for growth and learning in children – that’s probably how you found us! As you may already know, fresh pears are a wonderful addition to daily meals. Pears are a fun fruit to teach kids about, too. You’ve come to the right place for fruity fun facts! Did you know that pears don’t float? Or that pears are one of the few fruits that don’t ripen on the tree? Check out our Tree to Table section for more juicy facts on pears. The
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Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

Cooking with your child is a great way to expand their science, math and language skills while spending quality family time.
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