Nutrition in ancient Greece
«Nutrition in ancient Greece» is the new educational Museum kit created by the Museum of Cycladic Art with the kind sponsorship of E.J. PAPADOPOULOS S.A. with the aim to travel throughout schools in Greece and abroad. The Ancient Greek Diet Educational Museum Kit is aimed at students of all educational levels, it provides information on the eating habits of the ancient Greeks and Romans through texts and images, educational games and suggestions for activities.
Teachers can use the utensils and textile provided to recreate the feeling of an ancient kitchen in the classroom. By using the materials included in the museum kit along with playing games such as the twister game «Balancing on Food» and discussing what foods are essential for a healthy diet, children will understand the importance of a healthy breakfast.
By processing the casts of utensils, which are official copies of artifacts from the Collections of Ancient Greek Art of the Museum of Cycladic Art, children will discover the eating habits, the food sources, the role of food in social life as well as a variety of recipes and favorite foods from ancient Athens and Rome.
Teachers can invite students to create a healthy weekly dietary menu to follow at home, to design a story telling dice game using printed materials like trivial pursuit with their imagination and to recreate cookie recipes with their parents or fellow students.
The kit contains:
How can you borrow a Museum Kit?
The Museum kits are offered free of charge for a brief period of time.
The shipment of the Museum Kit and associated costs are borne by the schools.
In order to make the necessary arrangements, teachers should contact the: Department of Educational Programmes
T. +30 210 7239438.
About E.J. Papadopoulos S.A.
Founded in Greece in 1922, E.J. Papadopoulos S.A is one of the largest and most significant FMCG companies in the country and is the leader in the biscuit industry and a strong player in the bread substitute segment (Rusks, Breadsticks, Krispies). More specifically, the company ranks second in the overall rusk market and is a leader in the category of premium rusks. Fostering a spirit of innovation and growth, along with a pioneering outlook,the company continues to expand into new product categories! In 2011, the company created a revolutionary product in the field of cereal bars, the Digestive Bar, the first ever cereal bar to be made with biscuits. In 2013, the company extended its presence in the Greek market with the launch of packaged sliced bread. Papadopoulos company is currently present in more than forty countries across five continents – with the Caprice brand leading the way –, while Southeastern Europe, along with Cyprus, constitutes an area of strategic growth. E.J. Papadopoulos SA has receive numerous awards at both international and national trade fairs. For more than 100 years now, the company’s tasteful and highly nutritional products have been capturing consumers’ hearts.
Read more about the company's Corporate Social Responsibility acts here.
Organization of educational materials-texts-events: Marina Plati-Eleni Markou
Design: Hara Marantidou
Please rotate your device to portrait view.