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Food Champs Fruit and Veggie Sorting Game

Food Champs Fruit and Veggie Sorting Game

23/01/2013

Food Champs Fruit And Vegetable Sorting Game. Very simple and effective drag and drop sorting game for very young children. Children are given a range of six fruits and vegetables and have to drag and drop them either in to a vegetables box or a fruits box for packing. A couple are a little cheeky - e.g. frozen veg or canned fruit. Quick and simple. Developed by the Food Champs website. Play it here....

DirtGirlWorld Make A Face Game

DirtGirlWorld Make A Face Game

04/10/2012

DirtGirlWorld Make A Face Game This easy drag and drop game was made by CBeebies for the DirtGirlWorld programme. There are three different styles of game within the game. In Copy A Face you have to find foods to match a face which they give you and drag and drop them on to the screen. In Shapes Game you have a template face and can add any food which is the same shape as the holes on the face, which helps with shape recognition for little ones. In Ma...

Oscar Orange's Maze Game

Oscar Orange's Maze Game

02/08/2012

Oscar Orange's Maze Game We found this fun Pac-Man style, fruit guzzling game on the Australian website, Fresh for Kids. The site is run by The Sydney Markets Ltd and encourages school-aged children to achieve a healthy lifestyle through eating plenty of fresh fruit and veg. Simply use the arrow keys to move Oscar the orange around the maze, eating bananas on the way and avoiding the 'lolly' (A...

Healthy Plate Of Food Game

Healthy Plate Of Food Game

09/05/2011

Healthy Plate Of Food Game A game which allows you to choose foods and drag and drop them onto a plate to see what sort of meal you'd make. This one is particularly good because it gives you an analysis on the right hand side of how balanced your meal is in terms of different food groups and the nutritients you're looking to take it. Also if you double click on any food, a little card pops up with more sophisticated information about the nutritional profile of the f...

Food Matching Game

Food Matching Game

09/05/2011

Food Matching Game Another fun and accessible food matching memory game. There are 12 cards in this game, you turn the cards over and trying to find a matching pair. In this case the cards include foods from most food groups, so by the end of the game you have found the elements of a balanced diet. This is from American TV chef Rachael Ray's Yum O website full of resources for children and families to get involved with food. The game is here. ...

Snack Dash Platform Game

Snack Dash Platform Game

28/02/2011

Sonic Snack Dash platform game This is a game in the classic style of Sonic the Hedgehog, with a healthy foods twist, created by The School Food Trust.   You have to negotiate your way around a school picking up healthy snacks and avoiding fast foods and bad guys, in the shortest time you can. The movement of the character is very similar to Sonic, with boost spins blasting the bad guys and spinning round loop-the-loops. If you accidenta...

Find Supermarket Items With DW

Find Supermarket Items With DW

10/02/2011

Find Supermarket Items With DW This is a great game on the PBS Kids site. Arthur's little sister DW (from the TV show Arthur) is at the supermarket and needs your help to find the right items. Scrolling left and right up and down the aisle, you have to find three items in a certain category as given to you over the tannoy. You drag and drop three items at a time in to your trolley and if you are correct DW takes them to the checkout and says well done. Then ...

Curious George Fruit Counting and Juggling Game

Curious George Fruit Counting and Juggling Game

10/02/2011

Curious George Fruit Counting and Juggling Game This cute Curious George game on PBS kids is a simple counting game for pre-schoolers but which uses fruits as its props. Children have to click on the right number of fruits for George to juggle, simple as that, but it uses apples, pears, oranges and bananas, so it's another fun game for building familiarity. You can find the game here. ...

Food Groups Memory Matching Game

Food Groups Memory Matching Game

23/11/2010

Memory Game This classic memory game asks you to turn over cards and find pairs of matching foods. The cards are colour coded for different food groups, which helps to build up the idea about what foods are in the same group. There are three levels - easy has 12 pictures to match (6 pairs), tricky level has 20 pictures (10 pairs), and the hard level has 30 pictures (15 pairs). You are given betwen 1 minute 15 seconds and 1 minute 30 seconds to complete it so for man...

Food Jigsaws

Food Jigsaws

23/11/2010

Food Jigsaws Here are a few food related online online picture jigsaws which your kids can drag and drop to complete on screen. You can choose how many pieces to have and it goes from 9 pieces up to 49 pieces. There are several food related pictures: Blueberries Carrot Chicken Veggies Milk (dairy) group Peanut Butter Orange Milk Whole Grain Macaroni You can find the jigsaws here....

Whack A Snack Game

Whack A Snack Game

23/11/2010

Whack A Snack Like Whack A Mole, this Whack A Snack game relies on speed of reaction to bash the snacks.       Instead of bashing moles popping up through holes, you have to click on a particular kind of food on plates, as the plate covers are whipped away. Different foods are shown, so you have to recognise the one food you are looking for, so it improves food recognition, mouse control and reaction speed. There are t...

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