Turkey Time!

Make vegetables fun and tasty by creating a veggie turkey picture! Also, play a vegetable game and learn the importance of healthy eating.

Published on November 27, 2020



  • Vegetables
  • Kitchen knife (ask an adult for assistance)
  • Veggie dip
  • Platter


Time needed: 30 minutes

  1. Wash your hands and veggies, then (with help from an adult) cut veggies

  2. Spoon dip into small bowl, then create turkey head with veggies
    TIP: pepper for the head, carrot for the beak, black olives for the eyes

  3. Have fun arranging the veggies around the bowl to create turkey feathers

  4. Time to eat!

The Importance of Healthy Eating

This Turkey Time activity helps make vegetables more appealing to kids, which allows them to explore healthier food options! Healthy foods give you energy, and they improve your mind and mood. For more information, please visit: https://familydoctor.org/nutrition-tips-for-kids/

Vegetable Game

Have fun and play along with this great vegetable game! Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfYzwGG2OcI

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