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Amy Walsh

National Walnut Day - May 17th

Grades: 1st Grade, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Health, Home Learning, Art

Student Instructions

They may not be as popular as almonds or peanuts, but let’s show walnuts some respect: they’re great for your heart, your brain, and your bones; you can incorporate them into any meal; and they’ve literally been around for almost 10,000 years. The Walnut Marketing Board established National Walnut Day in the 1950s, and we’ve celebrated on May 17 ever since. Today you you'll be learning more about walnuts and what makes this nut interesting! Click on the picture to watch a video and learn more walnuts. Then, click the add. Look at page 1 and view the video on walnut art. On page 2, read the instructions and try out some walnut art of your own. You can do this if you have a real walnut at home or by using the virtual walnut on the slide. When you're done, click the :check;.