Kevin's christmas journey

Join the journey, build healthy habits and help get Kevin home for Christmas!

Explore food around the world, recipe maths puzzles, fun ways to get active and more with our festive, cross-curricula activity bank. Inspired by Kevin the Carrot and his Christmas Journey the activities are flexible and can be completed either independently or in a sequence – with ideas varying from five minute lesson fillers to longer creative challenges – try as many as you like and Get Set to Eat Fresh!

Share to win

  • Share your work as a showcase on the Get Set to Eat Fresh community page or tweet @AldiUK and @TeamGB using the #GetSetEatFresh by Monday 14 December for the chance to win an exclusive limited-edition Kevin the Carrot soft toy!

Key learnings

  • The challenges each focus on a different subjects including: Food Technology (cooking skills), Maths (problem solving), Science (nutrition and plants), Design and Technology and Art and Design (producing 2D and 3D works), Physical Education (active play), and PSHE/PSE/Health and Wellbeing (healthy eating and appreciating other cultures).
  • The challenges also other multiple opportunities for discussion, building pupils oral English, higher order thinking and persuasive speaking skills.

Film discussion points

Watch Kevin's Christmas Journey and ask pupils to think about the following questions.

  • How many fruits and vegetables can you spot during the video?
  • What food do you like to eat during the holidays?
  • What do you think will happen next?

Activity ideas

Kevin’s Christmas Journey presentation

  • Use Kevin’s Christmas Journey presentation to inspire your pupils with a series of fun and festive challenges.
  • The presentation contains a series of cross-curricula challenges to use in the classroom, inspired by the story of Kevin the Carrot and his Christmas Journey. They explore Kevin the Carrot’s story through a wide range of subjects, creating opportunities to build problem solving and higher-order-thinking skills, alongside some longer creative tasks.
  • Activities vary from quick 5–15 minute starter activities/brain breaks to a selection of longer activity ideas to build on the initial discussions.

Kevin and Katie festive decorations activity sheets

  • Ask students to create their own festive keratin-filled festive decorations by downloading one of our colour-in sheets. Choose your favourites or create a whole set for the Christmas tree!
  • The Kevin and Katie cut outs can also be affixed to a piece of card with a lollipop stick to create Kevin and Katie stick puppets. Use these to challenge pupils to create their own Kevin stories. 

Festive Fresh Bunting activity sheet

  • Challenge pupils to create their own Festive Fresh Bunting featuring their favourite fruits and vegetables. Pupils can colour in the example vegetables and/or create their own designs.

Explore further festive resources by taking a behind-the-scenes look at the Aldi Christmas advert with our Christmas Campaign resource (recommended for ages 11+) or use our Healthy Twists materials (recommended for ages 9+) to inspire pupils to create a healthy celebratory meal or snack and inspire others to eat fresh this winter! 

Student Resources

Kevin's Christmas Journey Activity Bank

Inspire your pupils with a series of quick, fun and cross-curricular challenges.

Resource type: Presentation

Learning focus: Healthy eating, seasonal foods, moving more, taste and flavour.

Recommended age group: 5–11

Kevin and Friends Festive Decorations

Colour in and cut out these Kevin the Carrot decorations to add to your tree!

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Using colour, art and crafts skills

Recommended age group: 5–11

Kevin and Katie Cut Outs

Cut out your Kevin or Katie and take on one of our festive challenges!

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Using colour, art and crafts skills

Recommended age group: 5–11

Fresh Festive Bunting

Colour in the vegetables on our Fresh Festive Bunting, or ask pupils to create their own designs.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Using colour, drawing, art and crafts skills and healthy eating

Recommended age group: 5–11