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The supermarket sweep

Aim

Under 6
For the younger children (perhaps those under 6), the aim is to increase knowledge of different food items and select images of these items from the ‘supermarket’.

7-12 years
For children aged 7-12, the aim is to increase knowledge of different food items and different food groupings. By scanning the items in, they will learn about the vitamin and nutrient content of the foods they have picked.

12+ years
For children 12+ and adults, the aim is to increase knowledge Vitamin C , Fibre and Calcium of different food items and different food groupings.

Further details

Subject

Mathematics/numeracy, Food science

Keystage

  • Key Stage 1: infants, ages 5-7 years
  • Key Stage 2: juniors, ages 7-11 years
  • Key stage 3: secondary, 11-14 years
  • Key stage 4: secondary, 14-16 years, Key stage 5: 6th form, 16-18 years

Activity time

5 Minutes

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