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Vegetable and animal origin

Introduction Session

Hand out the Miniland foods. 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 foods.

Learning Objective

Classifying food in accordance with vegetable or animal origin.

Digital Game

When finished, play the digital game to reinforce content. The game consists of dragging the foods which appear on the screen: those of animal origin are dragged to the drawing with animals and those of vegetable origin to the drawing of the orchard. Classify 9 foods of animal origin and 9 foods of vegetable origin.

  • Food, Nutrition & Cooking
  • Exploring Nature

How to play

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