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Healthy Eating Games

Healthy Eating Games

Here are a few healthy eating games you can play at home with the children to get them interested in eating healthy foods.

Healthy Eating Game 1: Get a wide selection of fruits and veg and play the guessing game. Give them a little treat for every fruit and veg they guess right by looking, tasting and feeling. This also a great way to get kids used to the taste and feels of foods so that they can start to understand flavours and how they could work together

Healthy Eating Game 2: Make a mystery smoothie and try to guess the ingredients. Good things to hide in the smoothie is chilli, passion fruits, kiwi, pineapple, banana, blueberries and more.

Healthy Eating Game 3: Into the wild – Go to a fruit picking farm and see if you can guess all the different foods – without cheating and looking at the signs!

Healthy Eating Game 4: The Herb Smell Test – Get your box of herb jars and see how many you can guess by just smelling (obviously with your eyes closed or with a blindfold)

Healthy Eating Game 5: Alphabet – Name a fruit or vegetable with every letter of the alphabet, you can also play this as a group game by taking turns.

Healthy Eating Quiz

Answers are below

  1. What is another name for the Eggplant?
  2. What is the substance that makes Chilli peppers hot?
  3. What food family does the peanut belong too?
  4. What type of food are these – McIntosh, Rome, Gravenstein?
  5. Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?
  6. Which is the┬áhealthier fat – unsaturated or saturated fats?
  7. Are egg whites moslty protein, carbs, fats or sugars?
  8. What colour is a red onion?
  9. Which fish contains more Omega 3 oils – Salmon or Cod?
  10. What type of foods are King Edward, Marris Pipper and Charlotte?

Answers:

  1. Aubergine
  2. capsaicin
  3. the legume
  4. Apples
  5. Fruit
  6. Unsaturated
  7. Protein
  8. Purple
  9. Salmon
  10. Potatoes

Healthy Eating Picture game

See how many of the images you can identify – The answers are below.

 
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Answers: 1. Dragonfruit, 2. Passion Fruit, 3. Starfruit, 4. Peach, 5. Pomegranate