Here are some interactive games and videos that can be used with Smartboards and/ or tablets.
General Nutrition - Interactive Games
Recipes to make at home –a great website to find recipes
MyPlate- exploring MyPlate is just a click away
MyPlate recipes –Pinterest- another place to find creative recipes
Power up Your Breakfast, K-2 – Dairy Council of California -This online educational game teaches children how to eat a healthy breakfast from all five food groups. They build a healthy breakfast by selecting foods from a virtual kitchen to put on their breakfast plate.
USDA Games – makes learning about food groups fun!
Nourish Interactive's games K-6- learn about healthy foods with these interactive games
Dining Decisions- kids learn how to pick a healthy meal in a school cafeteria
Dairy Council of California- free online learning games about nutrition and healthy eating. Whether at home or school, these interactive games and tools will teach children and teens about healthy eating, exercise and where their food comes from.
GoNoodle-GoNoodle makes movement and mindfulness an integral part of the day, at school and at home.
BAM! Body and Mind: The Game Room- BAM! Body and Mind will tell you everything you need to know about all of the stuff that matters. Whether it’s nutrition, physical activity, stress, safety, or diseases, we’ve got you covered! We designed this specifically for you—kids 9–12 years old—and even have some awesome games and quizzes to test your skills!
Best Bones Forever (for girls) - the goal of Best Bones Forever! is to increase calcium and vitamin D consumption and physical activity—habits that are important for a child’s overall health. The campaign focuses on fun and friendship and encourages girls to get active and choose bone-healthy foods. While Best Bones Forever! targets girls, the lesson plans, activities, and ideas on this page are designed for both girls and boys.
MyPlate Match Game – Dairy Council of California-this 5-10 minute game can be done in class using a SmartBoard to reinforce healthy eating habits. The My Plate Match Game may help children try new foods to balance their meals and snacks.
Handwashing/ Food Safety
Games, webinars, downloads- fun activities to promote handwashing
Food Detective Games-this popular game teaches kids about foodborne illnesses.
Fight BAC Kids Games- more games relating to food safety
Can You Serve Up A Healthy Barbecue?- a good activity for middle -schoolers
Handwashing demo-this video shows how it is best to wash your hands with soap and clean running water for about 20 seconds and explains that if soap and clean water are not available, use an alcohol-based product.
Fruits and Vegetables
Wings of Life -Monarch butterflies prepare for their seasonal migratory flight
Healthy Snacks Cooking Demonstrations