Fruits and Vegetables Picture Books Online Activities and Crafts Preschool - 2nd Grade

Here are some great books to include with any activity about nutrition and or starting a vegetable garden: fruits and vegetables -- check them out at your library. Complement the books with free theme lesson plans, printable activities and crafts. These are appropriate for children in preschool to 2nd grade.

Basic materials needed for the activities: printer, paper or craft paper, scissors, glue stick, coloring supplies.

Growing Vegetable Soup picture book

Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert -- Ages 3.5+ (YouTube Video reading)

Wonderful colorful collage illustrations. Father and child share the simple joys of planting, watering, and watching seeds grow in their garden. Then they cook them all up into a delicious vegetable soup, the recipe for which is included.

Eating the Alphabet picture book

Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert | Ages:  1-3 (YouTube Video reading)
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 day!

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