To learn about food web from food chain games can be entertaining and interesting to kids. Upon knowing animal classes, it is natural for kids to proceed to learn about food chain. At this stage, they should learn which are the predators and preys. Sometimes, food chain can get quite complicated and it may be confusing to young kids. Do start with a simple one before moving into bigger food web as your kid’s progress.
Select the right food chain games based on your kids' age and level. This is to keep the interest in learning; too easy or difficult can put kids off.
Living Things and Food Chain
This game starts by identifying living things. This helps to reinforce the concept of living things before kid proceed to complete the animal food web.
Here are more online games on food web. Click on each image will open up a new window to play the game. After playing each game, come back to this page and click on another image to play the next game.
Plant is the Common producers for All Food Web
Children create three different food webs; meadow food web, arctic food web and pond food web in this game. Kids should observe sun and plant are the common source in all food webs. All food chains start with plants. Plants are “producers” in the food web since it produce its own food from sunlight, water and nutrition from soil. They also do learn food web always end with animals which are called “consumers”. Animals cannot produce their own food and have to depend on plant directly or indirectly to survive.
Who Are Predators and Preys
You are given a list of animals to build a food web. Figure out who are the predators and their prey. It takes quite some time for my girl and me to figure it out. The web can get quite complex.