Calling all elementary foodies! Prepare to embark on a flavor-filled adventure with our fun and exciting fun culinary naming game. Explore the delicious cuisine of different regions around the world, and discover dishes that are cooked similarly or share common ingredients.

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Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing pencils

In this activity, elementary kids will be tasked to identify how different foods or dishes from different regions are similar in terms of how they are cooked or even the ingredients they share.

It will help your child or student:

  1. Encourage cultural awareness: By exploring different cuisines worldwide, students can better understand and appreciate other cultures and ways of life.
  2. Expand their food knowledge: This game can introduce children to new and exciting foods that they may not have tried before, expanding their palate and increasing their understanding of different ingredients and cooking techniques.

Let's start!

Classroom Resources

Simple steps to start:

Research and learn more about different types of food from around the world. Here's an interesting video about how the ingredient "rice" is eaten around the world by communities of different cultures:

Here's a video about the different types of "dumplings" consumed around the world:

Here's what "barbecue" looks like around the world by different cultures:

  • Get started on the printable worksheet!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable activity pack consists of two creative printable worksheets to record down the ideas of similarities of food in different cultures. Here's what it consists of:

  • 1 "Our Similar Foods" answer sheet with pre-printed ideas/prompts
  • 1 "Our Similar Foods" open-ended answer sheet

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