Food Face Plate Activity for Kids!
As a child we are taught not to play with our food, but sometimes it’s just too much fun to pass up! And, this food plate activity is definitely one of those times!
These fun faces let kids play with their food and get creative. They also inspire young imaginations and encourage healthy snacking, too.
It is proven that children who eat nutritious food do better in school. This fun food plate activity is perfect for a preschool or kindergarten food theme unit at home or in the classroom!
Good Enough to Eat: A Kid’s Guide to Food and Nutrition written by Lizzy Rockwell, is a delightful book to read with the kids about nutrition and proper eating. And, there are so many activities that go with the book, like this funny food face plate and food song for kids!
While the children are busy working on their fruit and vegetable plates, play the Build A Body Song for kids in the background.
Build a Body Song for kids is the perfect complement to this super fun food plate activity!
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s make funny food face plates with the kids!
Food Face ingredients you need:
- Paper plate
What you do:
Prepare the fruit and vegetables ahead of time (cutting, peeling and slicing)
Divide the fruit and vegetables into separate bowls and place in front children.
Have the children create funny faces with the fruit and vegetables.
This nutrition themed funny food plate activity is perfect for a preschool or kindergarten food theme unit at home or in the classroom!