Printable games

Kids love playing and learning. Here are some food-related games to download and print. Playing with food is a great way for kids to develop their curiosity about food and cooking.

Count the Food with Me

Have fun counting the illustrated foods with your child. It will help them become familiar with different fruits and with numbers. You can play the same game with food you have at home. Put some apples, pears and bananas on the counter and count, count, count!

Seek and Find the Pairs

Before kids can appreciate new foods, they have to learn to know and recognize them. What better way to introduce new foods than through a food game?

Big Appetite, Little Appetite

Children know when they’re hungry and when they’re not. It’s important to help them keep this signal. To determine what portion to serve, we can ask: Are you a little hungry or very hungry? Use this game with your little one so they can point out what they’d like to eat, little or big.

Word Cards

Here’s a wonderful set of 29 little word cards with 29 foods or kitchen tools your child can discover.

Prepare Your Meal!

Here’s a first step toward cooking that your baby can take now. Let your child prepare their first recipe with these paper ingredients.

Match the food to its shape

We eat a mix of fruits and vegetables of all colours. Look at these foods. They’re all different. Match each food to its shape and colour. You can continue playing with shapes and colours when preparing your kids’ plates. Why not use berries to make fun shapes from time to time?

Seek and Find

Before kids can appreciate new foods, they have to learn to know and recognize them. What better way to introduce new foods than through a food game?

Seek and Find #2

Point to the foods on the page and ask your child to find them. Or instead, name the foods and tools your child points to.

Grocery Store Games (fruits)

Should you do the groceries with your child, yes or no? Yes! It might take longer, but it’s so much fun and so educational for your little one. Here are a few ideas of activities you can do with your child while shopping, depending on their age.

Grocery Store Games (vegetables)

When you get home, unpack your bags with your child. Have them name the actions you’re doing. Show where you put away different foods. Offer them a taste. Children who are old enough can help out too! They can take fruit from the bag and hand them to you so you can put them in the fridge. You can also ask your child to find the onions in the bag so you can put them away.

Maze

Eat the apple, catch the egg, and then the slice of bread. Is there more than one way to do this?

Hop hop hop!

Help me jump all the way to the glass of milk!

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