Over 80 cards containing nutritional values for the food groups including;
Incorporate healthy eating and awareness into your Math, Health or English lessons.
How to play;
Energy release game.
The students need energy quick for a marathon. They must find the foods with the highest levels of carbohydrates. Once they have chosen they need to review their choices against their overall heath comparing and discussing the fat values of their choices. They chose again did they chose differently? Why?
The protein puzzle.
The students need maximum protein for a growth spurt. They need to find the foods with the highest contents and fast.Once they have chosen they need to review their choices against their overall heath comparing and discussing the fat values of their choices.They chose again did they chose differently? Why?
The students must find ten cards with both low calorie and low fat values. They then identify what these foods have in common and what this means for keeping a healthy diet.
The Zombie attack challenge!
Students must try to carry as many calories foods in their backpack as they can. Using the cards they select the highest calorie foods . Divide the cards up and decide which they would select for their 1 kg backpack.
Food group identification.
The students use their previous knowledge of the food groups to sort the cards into protein, fruit, grains, vegetables, dairy and sometimes food.Once they have found the groups they look at the values on the cards to see what these have in common.
Top Trumps original style.
The cards are divided equally and the student take turns selecting the category. The student with the card which has the highest value in the category, takes all the cards. Keep playing until only one remains.
Please note; for the purposes of the game servings of 100 grams per portion are used. Values of less than 1 gram are not included.