One of These Foods Is Not Like the Others Online Game

Learn more about different types of foods from Canada’s Food Guide with this digital activity.

Slide that reads “One of These Foods Is Not Like the Others” “Un de ces aliments n’est pas comme les autres”

To complete the One of These Foods Is Not Like the Others activity in an online learning environment, download the slide deck and follow the activity description below. Wrap up questions are provided to generate class discussion.  

Before completing this activity, we recommend that you read the section "How to Talk about Food with Students" in the Teacher Guide.


Curricular links: Health and Life Skills 

Student supplies: none 

Format: class video discussion where you share slides (e.g., Google Meet)  


Activity description:  

  • Explain to students that they will be playing a game to find out which food is not sorted correctly.  

  • The first slide will show four Food Picture Cards. Three of them will belong to the same food category and the fourth will be from a different one. Students must identify which food does not belong. The second slide shows the answer. 

  • If students need hints, use the Canada’s Food Guide Study Prints as a clue to help them guess.  


Wrap up: 

Ask students:  

  • Were any foods challenging to figure out?  

  • Were there any foods you couldn’t guess? 

  • Were there any foods that were easy to guess? 

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