picture of a Healthy food sorting activity for kids

Food sorting activity

Lizz Banks
Authored by Lizz Banks
Posted: Sunday, July 2, 2023 - 17:04

We have been learning about healthy and unhealthy foods, so today I set up a tuff tray to help my little one learn through play.

I got two pieces of paper and wrote ‘healthy’ on one and ‘unhealthy’ on the other, and then I put these sheets onto the tuff tray. 

Then I got a good selection of our play food and set that on the tray too. I asked my daughter if she could put all the foods onto the pieces of paper, according to what she thought was healthy or unhealthy.

picture of a Healthy food sorting activity for kids This tray was easy to set up and was a lot of fun to play with. It also gave us a great opportunity to discuss the different foods and why they might be healthy or unhealthy. In hindsight, it may have been a good idea to have another category, which was in the middle, as we did find there were quite a few foods that could do with being in a middle category.

Will you be giving this activity a try?

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