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F is for Fruits
Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables by Lois
Printable Fruit Basket Craft
Holidays & Events
National Nutrition Month
*June: Vegetables & Fruit Month
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Learn about fruits
Seasons > Summer
Let's have some fun with three
Activity: Fruits > Apple, banana, and pear
Visit the links below for presentations for each fruit featured
in the fruit basket craft:
Apple - A Fruit with A-peel a presentation to learn about
the fascinating history of this delicious fruit.
Bananas the Most Popular Fruit in
the U.S. a presentation to learn about the fascinating history
of this delicious fruit.
Fun pear activities, recipes, and agricultural facts just for
Sensory experience: For this presentation it would be great to have the actual
fruits on hand to touch, smell and taste.
Have some cut-up fruit ready for snack with the children's
favorite topping or their favorite yogurt.
Activity #2: Fruits Basket Craft
Here is a craft that will help the children remember to eat delicious
fruits and it can be used as a note holder or just as a cute
Print the templates of your choice in color or black and
Ideally the black and white version is more challenging so they can
color or paint. Apples and pears come in a variety of colors.
The basket can be printed directly onto any color of construction
paper or card stock, and then the fruits in black and white.
Idea: Instead of the fruits template, these can be
substituted using pictures from your favorite local grocery or fresh
market store circular. The basket can be decorate with fruits
that are in season and/or that are native to your area.
Cut out images, older children may be able to practice their scissor
cutting skills particularly with the basket image.
1. You can choose to cut out the basket to make a nice decoration or
simply leave as is and the children can glue the vegetables.
2. Write the first letter of the vegetable inside the each fruit
Idea: Note Holder or Decoration.
After the basket is completed, you can add a piece of magnet sheet to
the back to put on the refrigerator, or glue a small piece of card
board to the back of the handle to reinforce it, use a punch hole and
add a string or ribbon to hang on a wall. Affix a post-it note
pad to the front of the basket.
Alphabet Activities: F is for
This a wonderful opportunity to present letter F.
Fruits coloring book: Make a selection of fruits
coloring pages to make a coloring book.
Great book about fruits & vegetables:
Here is a great classic book to include with any activity about
nutrition: fruits and vegetables -- check it out at your
the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Ages: 1-3 (YouTube
This colorful alphabet book shows fruits and vegetables
juicy and alive. A great way to get the children interested in
eating their veggies and introducing the alphabet. Available in
board book edition for toddlers.
Remember you need to eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day!