Site URL: NourishInteractive.com
Content: Nourish Interactive offers fun nutrition games for kids, along with nutrition tools and tips educators can use to promote healthy living.
Design: There is a wealth of content on this site, yet finding it can be a bit tricky. There are simply too many choices on the homepage. The user is inundated with links, content blocks, headlines and other avenues to content. Those who persevere can, however, find some really useful materials.
Review: The site’s stated mission is offering innovative solutions that empower children to make healthy choices. To that end, Nourish Interactive’s free games support teachers, dietitians and anyone working with children.
The tools here are all useful. The games, aimed at the early elementary crowd, reflect themes that support healthy choices. They are easy enough to play and provide enough of a challenge that students will want to come back. The classroom resources are equally good and include printables and lessons from a stable of experts in diet and nutrition.
Bottom Line: Nutrition is on the minds of nearly everyone in education, so whether you’re an administrator, a health teacher, or simply a concerned educator, Nourish Interactive will help you encourage students to make healthy choices.