Free Downloadable Activities for Kids
Each of these activities were created to encourage creativity, fine motor skill development, and, most importantly, encourage tasting new foods!
Decorate Santa's Cookies!
Santa would love some beautifully decorated cookies. Can you draw him some? After you plan out your creations on this sheet, let's recreate your creations on a real cookie!
Return the Carrot Nose
The snowman is missing his nose! Can you help him find his way to the carrot? Bonus points if you use a carrot to point your way through the maze.
Create a rainbow with your favorite cereal! This activity is great for color recognition and fine motor skills.
Food comes in so many different colors, shapes, and sizes - that's what makes it so fun! Let your children use their creativity to fill in the clover with different types of food. Once it's complete, time for a taste test!
Fruit & Veggie Crossword
Enjoy 2 crossword puzzles with food clues! Use this to discuss the textures and taste of each item as your child fills in the crossword. As a prize, taste test each item at the end!
Carving pumpkins can be hard for little hands but that doesn't mean they should miss out on the fun! Print out this pumpkin and let them color or cut out their pumpkin's face!
Let's Make Some Soup
Time to make some soup! Color in each of the veggies shown then cut them out. Place your favorites in the soup bowl. Then let's make some real soup like the one you created!
Time To Celebrate!
Time to celebrate! This free download is great for creativity! Start by decorating this cake however you would like! Then let's bring it to life by decorating a real cake!
Color The Meals
Color in the meals shown here. As you do, discuss the food items and what you like about them.
Yes or No?
Taste test each of the food items shown on this sheet. Then circle the smiley face or sad face to show if you like or dislike the food.
My Favorite Foods
Color in each of the food items shown here while discussing what you like or dislike about each item.
Count The Seeds
A great counting activity! Encourage tasting a piece of watermelon as a prize for each correctly counted watermelon slice.
Food Spelling Bee
Can you spell your favorite footds? Time for a taste test for all the ones spelled correctly!
Cereal Counting & Stacking
This free download is great for fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination! Grab your preferred cereal then have them make a cereal tower in the circles using the number of pieces shown below the circles.
My Favorite Reipe
This free download is great for tracking your kid's favorite recipes! Have them write the ingredients and instructions as they go through each step.
Let's Go On A Picnic
Ready to go on a picnic? This free download has your kids drawing their favorite foods into a picnic basket. Once it's packed, let's make a real basket and enjoy our favorite foods at the park!
Build A Sandwich
Start by cutting out each of the food items shown here. Then build a sandwich! Once you build your paper sandwich, let's make a real one and taste our creation!
Flavors Of The Rainbow
Fruits and veggies are so fun because of their color variety! Use this download to help with food recognition and encourage tasting different colors of foods.
This free download provides useful prompts to learn about your kid's likes and dislikes.
What's For Dinner Tonight?
This creative activity helps children choose what they would love for dinner! Providing your children with a choice is a great encouragement for trying new things.
Fruit Kabob Game
Grab some fruit, we're making kabobs! This free download is a great fine motor activity and helps with learning shapes. First, cut out the shapes from the paper and from fruit. Then place the shapes in a row. Have your child make kabobs matching the order of the shapes!
Let's Make A Pizza!
This free download is great for creativity! Learn about what your child's favorite pizza topping is. Encourage them to explore new toppings. Then cook or order the pizza they created!
Fill My Plate!
Let's draw our next meal! This activity is great for creativity and fine motor skills. It also helps children feel they have a choice in their meals which makes eating a lot more fun! Perfect activity for picky eaters.
Veggie Match Game
A fun veggie match game to help learn knew food items. Encourage tasting the foods they match as a prize!
This activity helps with food recognition and allows your child to discuss why they like or dislike certain food items.