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Fruity facts

Let these fruity facts give you food for thought in this healthy eating true-or-false quiz.
Plan a session with this activity

You will need

  • Pens or pencils
  • A4 paper
  • Sticky tack
Healthy eating: True or false statements
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Before you begin

  • Make ‘True’ and ‘False’ signs. Write the words on separate pieces of paper, then use sticky tack to attach ‘True’ to one side and ‘False’ to the opposite side of the meeting space.
  • Make a scorecard for everyone taking part in the activity. Each person should have three lives.
  • You could plan a session where you can combine this activity with ‘Trail mix shuffle,’ ‘Human fruit machine’ or ‘Barbecued banana boats,’ to meet requirement 2 of the Beaver Health and Fitness Badge.

Run the activity

  1. Everyone should stand in the centre of the meeting space.
  2. The person leading the activity should read out the statements from the ‘Healthy eating: True or false statements’ sheet. After each statement’s read out, each person should choose whether they think the statement’s ‘true’ or if it’s ‘false.’ They should then move to the side of the meeting space featuring that sign.
  3. The person leading the activity should keep reading out the statements. They should also keep score. When anyone taking part gets three questions wrong, they’re out of the game.

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Reflection

The true or false statements in this activity highlighted some important facts about fruit that’ll be useful to know. Why’s it so important to know as much as possible about the food we eat? For instance, why might it be important to tell the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?

Safety

Active games

The game area should be free of hazards. Explain the rules of the game clearly and have a clear way to communicate that the game must stop when needed.

All activities must be safely managed. Do a risk assessment and take appropriate steps to reduce risk. Always get approval for the activity and have suitable supervision and an InTouch process.