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The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Healthy Eating Board Game

Overall rating 4 out of 54.8 (32 ratings)

Last updated 03 March 2014, created 15 March 2007, viewed 36,198

Board Game based on the popular book. Pupils use counters to move around the board and collect ’ Yummy’ tokens for healthy treats and ‘Yucky’ tokens for unhealthy ones. Plenty of opportunity for developing language and a maths element at the end of the game. Also on the board are pictures d More…epicting the life cycle of a butterfly, giving opportunity for further discussion. Full instructions included. Board needs to be printed A3 or ‘blown up’ to A3 size using a colour photocopier.

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AWESOME activity, I teach a language and this will be great to begin my teaching into healthy eating and unhealthy eating with the other language vocabulary........thank you for sharing.

from thumper2012, 03 March 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

A lovely activity, thank you for sharing.

from highlandteach, 17 February 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Lovely game, could be changed/adapted to suit different learner groups or levels. Thank you

from Kalamkaar, 05 September 2013
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Thanks! It's a good way to renew this famous book, and to work about something the children will be interested in.

from annetremant, 19 May 2013
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Just one small criticism - I like the board but instead of the cards 'Yummy' and 'Yucky' I will make cards which give the message, 'eat lots of ', 'eat less of'.

from thornlie1, 19 May 2013
(report comment) 4 out of 5
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