Cooking games with kids: Make your own fruity solar system

Cooking games with kids: Make your own fruity solar system

Whether the kids love space, often drifting off to space or just love the idea of something being up there that you can't see, they'll love creating this solar system plate. With the most popular fruits all together, you can't go past it on a warm night!

What you need:

  • 1 orange
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes
  • 1 punnet strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 x 50g tin corn kernels, drained
  • 3 x Mini Babybel cheese
  • 1 punnet blueberries
  • 1 small bunch green grapes
  • 1 x blue plate

Number of players:


Get the kids in the kitchen and set them up with these pieces of fruit:

  • Sun: orange slice
  • Mars: cherry tomato slice
  • Venus: strawberry slice
  • Earth: banana slice
  • Mercury: corn kernel
  • Jupiter: Mini Babybel cheese, wrapper removed
  • Neptune: blueberry
  • Uranus: grape
  • Saturn: Mini Babybel cheese, wrapper partially removed
  • Asteroid belt: cheese broken into pieces

On the blue plate, set them up to arrange the solar system formation according to the planets map below.

When the kids are done, print off the FREE printable worksheet to colour, cut and paste.

Print this worksheet.

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