This activity will help the children learn about the four food groups.
Crayons and markers
Various art supplies (glue, stickers, etc.)
How to Play
- Children create placemats by using 8.5 by 11 sheets of paper and drawing/writing images and words that describe the four food groups.
- Encourage the children to use their imagination and cover their placemats with a variety of food.
- If resources are available, laminate the placemats.
- Use the placemats in at the after-school care centre or send them home to be used at the family table.
Adapted from Healthy After Schools.