Interactive games and videos

A selection of interactive games and quizzes to support learning from home.

Interactive games

A range of interactive activities including memory and matching games, fill in the gap, cooking videos with questions to answer, and activities with 'hot-spots' which provide jumping off points with further information. 

Interactive activities can be found here:

5-7 Years: Healthy eating, Cooking, Where food comes from.

7-11 Years: Healthy eating, Cooking, Where food comes from.

11-14 Years: Cooking, Healthy eating, Digestion, Where food comes from

Gourmet Burger Builder

This interactive activity challenges you to create your own Gourmet Burger using beef or lamb mince and a variety of vegetables, fruit, cheese, spices and herbs. The activity goes through the stages of ingredient selection, mixing, dividing and shaping, cooking and assembly. A detailed personalised step-by-step recipe is produced so that you can make and cook your own beef or lamb burger in the classroom or at home.

To access the Gourmet Burger Builder, click here.

Explore Food

Food - a fact of life provides Explore Food, a free user-friendly online nutritional analysis tool for secondary school pupils.

Explore food has been designed to be easy to use, guiding pupils through the analysis of a recipe or a day’s diet. It provides data for the pupil to analyse and draw conclusions away from their PC or tablet, further supporting their studies. 

To access Explore foodclick here.  


Multiple choice quizzes are a great way for pupils to test their knowledge on a variety of topics that they have covered in class. Passing a quiz will also award them with a printable certificate!  To find out more about the Food - a fact of life multiple choice quizzes, click here.

Kahoot quizzes can be used as part of live lessons either online or face-to-face.  Find out more about the Kahoot quizzes on Healthy eating, Cooking and Where food comes from for pupils aged 11-14 years here and 14-16 years here. If you, or your pupils haven't used Kahoot before, why not have a read of our handy guide

Quiz worksheets are also available for Healthy eating, Cooking and Where food comes from. For quizzes for pupils aged 11-14 years click here and 14-16 years here

Where food comes from video quizzes - why not task your pupils to watch a video and then answer a quiz? A great way to demonstrate low stakes testing! The videos and quizzes can be found here

Reviewed 28.01.22

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