Help your child learn about nutrition and balanced meals by letting her create her own pretend meals.
Activity for an individual child
Age group: 30-40 months
Duration of activity: 30 minutes
- Paper plates
- White craft glue
Help your child learn about nutrition and balanced meals with this activity. You may wish to introduce the concept of the basic food groups here.
- Go through the magazines with your child and help him select food pictures that he wants to include in his "meal."
- Assist your child in tearing or cutting out the selected pictures.
- Show your child how to glue the food onto the plate to create a meal. Your child may enjoy doing a separate plate for each meal of the day.