Food Around the World: Today's Nutrition Play of the Day

Dec 14, 2020

All around the world people eat different foods and meals that are unique to their culture. By learning about different culture’s food, you will be able to understand more about the country, and possibly find new food that you love. In Today's #RipkenPlaybook you'll get exposure to new foods and have the opportunity to try one yourself! 

Activity Materials:

  • Piece of paper 
  • Pencil or pen 

Activity instructions/questions: 

  1. Pick one country from each of the following continents: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia and look up a popular food from that country.
  2. Write down each food and why it is significant to that country. After you find your food ,learn about other parts of that country’s culture. You can learn about their clothing, music and style of dance. 
  3. Lastly, after you have written down six foods, choose your favorite one. Challenge yourself to make that food next time you cook with a parent or adult.

Share your pictures of the meal you made and let us know what country it comes from!