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Vegetable and animal origin

Introduction Session

Here you can download the teaching guide for this extra activity to do with the toy and print activities related to the game. You can also download the digital game and use it whenever and wherever you want.

Learning Objective

Classifying food according to its origin: vegetable or animal.

Digital Game

Drag the food that appear on the screen towards the animals’ part when its origin is animal or the orchard if its origin is vegetable. 

  • Food, Nutrition & Cooking
  • Exploring Nature

How to play

Hand out the Miniland food. Talk about where they come from: animal or vegetable origin, how they are grown or from which animals they are from, etc. The aim of this exercise is to learn how to recognise and classify different kinds of food.


Pick up a Miniland food and place it on the corresponding sheet in accordance with its animal or vegetable origin (sheets printed out beforehand).

You can rotate the screen