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Grocery Sort

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center:

Cooking

Topic:

Food

Content:

Health & Safety

Area:

Cognitive

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

labels from a variety of foods
glue
tagboard
laminate
poster of food pyramid (optional)



Instructions:

1. Mount labels from a variety of foods onto tagboard and laminate.
2. Ask the children to sort the items according to the category in which they
belong, such as dairy, meat, fruit, vegetables, fats, and bread.
3. If desired, let children use a poster of the food pyramid to sort items.


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