NOTE: Regretfully, due to budget and facility constraints, the VFIC Kids Program has been discontinued. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with queries concerning re-establishing the program.
The VICKids Program is an interactive program where kids participate in age-appropriate activities.
The “Choice Table” is an activity that helps teach children at a young age about the importance of eating and choosing healthy snacks.
Kids also have the opportunity to help the tour leaders tell a story. That story is the “5 a Day Story”. Though research scientists and medical doctors have learned how important it is for a child’s development to eat at least 5 to 9 fresh fruits and vegetables everyday. Fruits and vegetables help children to grow tall, run fast, jump high, be smart and stay healthy plus so many other important activities.
Also included is a tour the laboratories where the VFIC research takes place. Children are shown examples of the research to improve or develop new fruits and vegetables.
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