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Food Shopping

Create symbol supported shopping lists

A single activity with grids featuring words associated with different food types to help create a symbolised shopping list.

self assessment and behaviour prompts


Pack Name Application Price  
Food Shopping SymWriter 2 FREE
Download for free

pdf fileThese Environments are for SymWriter 2

If you have SymWriter 1 you can get a FREE upgrade to version 2
here: SymWriter 2 Upgrade


This activity contains 10 grids of food and shopping related words to use to build up a shopping list. the grid are:

  • Drinks
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Meat
  • Bread
  • Dairy
  • General
  • Puddings
  • Condiments
  • Other words

Personalising the content

You may want to personalise the activity by changing the foods to your favourites, or even adding photos of particular brands.

Click on the ‘Quick edit’ button edit the environment. Using 'Quick edit' allows you to make a temporary change while you are using the activity. To make the change more permanent choose ‘Design Mode' from the 'Tools menu’. You can then use Save As to keep your changes.

personalising symbols

Shopping grid

Where to put your files

These activities (.swe files) need to be put into your Environments folder. You may wish to organise your downloaded activities into sub-folders within this folder. The standard paths to these folders are:

XP C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Widgit Shared\SymWriter\Environments

Win 7 and Win 8 C:\Users\Public\Documents\Widgit Shared\SymWriter\Environments


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