ON TOUR WITH TEAM GB

Journey around the culinary world with our free resource for students aged 7-14.

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games were the first Games to be held in South America. On Tour with Team GB activities allow students to explore the different locations of Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games, discovering these countries’ national dishes and researching different recipes for them, before perfecting their very own recipe. 

Key question

  • How can food from around the world inspire us to be creative when cooking? 

Key learnings

  • Discovering the food and national dishes of a country in which the Olympic Games or the Olympic Winter Games has been held.
  • Comparing different recipes for a national dish.
  • Creating a new, healthy recipe for a national dish.

FILM DISCUSSION POINTS

Watch our Celebration of Food film.

  • When have you celebrated with food?
  •  How many holidays can you think of that celebrate with food?
  • How does food play a big part of the athletes’ lives?

ACTIVITY IDEAS

Our Teacher Lesson Plan (available to download below) contains activity ideas for delivering a lesson on foods around the world.

Student Resources

On Tour with Team GB Lesson Plan

Take a tour around the world and discover new foods.

Resource type: Lesson plan

Learning focus: Cooking, Geography - exploring the world and its food

Recommended age group: 7-14

Olympic Host City Guide

Discover all the different places where the Olympics have taken place.

Resource type: Information sheet

Learning focus: Geography - exploring new places on a map

Recommended age group: 7-14

Food from around the World

Explore the cuisine of a chosen country.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Geography - exploring international culture and cuisine

Recommended age group: 7-11

Advanced Food from around the World

Explore the cuisine of a chosen country.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Geography - exploring international culture and cuisine

Recommended age group: 11-14

Recipe from around the World

Try something new with an exciting recipe from a different country.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Cooking - trying a new international recipe

Recommended age group: 7-11

Advanced Recipe from around the World

Try something new with an exciting recipe from a different country.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Cooking - trying a new international recipe

Recommended age group: 11-14