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Food Pyramid


10 boxes, all the same size
Bulletin board paper, in a variety of colors
White paper
Markers or crayons


1. Discuss nutrition and the food pyramid.
2. Wrap the boxes with various colors of paper to represent the food groups. For example, use brown for the bread and cereal group.
3. Give the children white paper and markers or crayons and ask them to draw pictures of food.
4. Help the children cut out the pictures.
5. Encourage the children to glue the pictures on the boxes.
6. Help children build a food pyramid using the boxes.
Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 4-Year-Olds
Center: Science/Discovery/Nature
Topic: Food
Content: Science
Area: Language
Age: 4 Years Old
Interaction: Large Group

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