I try very hard to make sure that my boys are eating healthy and getting lots of exercise but there are times that that can be very difficult. Zackary and Benjamin have very different tastes when it comes to healthy food, which makes cooking difficult, and have exactly the same taste in junk food, which I have to constantly try to curb. To top it all off, while they’re both very active boys, they tend to bore easily and need lots of different active options to keep them moving.
That’s why I thought the concept of Eat to Win, a new board game to teach children about healthy eating and physical activity, was so interesting. I received a copy of both the original and the Weight Loss Edition versions of the game and I was excited to sit down with my boys and see what they thought of it.
The game is designed to be really visually appealing to children with plenty of bright colours, game cards, play money and food tokens. I liked the fact that the player tokens were little bicycles and that money, something most children find fascinating, was involved. We started rolling the dice and moving around the board and before long we were all hooked. [Read more…]