Rations per Person

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A practical look at rationing in World War II


- Ration flash cards
- Normal size packets of food for today's families
- Ration factsheet


- Give a quick talk on what rationing is and why it happened
- Ask them to look at today's average portion of a food type.
- Then give the matching choices of sized food flashcards to make a decision how much they think was included in a child's ration portion for a week.
- Look at the answers and see how close they were.


  • rationing
  • world war 2

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