Use your senses to discover food from around the world!
Difficulty Level: Easy
Time Needed: 10 minutes
Best done: Indoors
Mess Level: Medium
Food observation page
Time to Experiment!
Please note this activity can only be done assuming children are NOT ALLERGIC to the foods being consumed! For sense of taste be very careful to make sure it is a small enough portion that they cannot choke.
Place food dishes all around-note if you are not doing this with a group, you could also do this with small portions of food or with small scoops of spices.
Ask your children to use their senses to make observations and record them on the page.
Another option for this activity is to put small bits of food in a container that a child cannot see through. They must then use their senses to guess what the item is! Naturally for this option they will be only able to use their senses of: smell, taste, and touch. For sense of taste be very careful if the child is not actually looking at the item to make sure it is a small enough portion that they cannot choke.
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