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A perfect way to teach young children the nutritional values of fruits, nuts and vegetables while spending quality time creating dazzling visuals. 34 pieces, sizes range from 2" to 11 1/2".

Similar item available in uncut versions

 

Lesson Ideas:

Attention discussion- Ask the children what is their favorite vegetable. Place vegetable on flannel board. Ask what is your favorite fruit?  Place the vegetable on the flannel board. You can also ask why that is their favorite.  Ask questions like what does it smell like, how it tastes, how often you eat it, what do you eat it with, etc.

Missing piece game- Place 3-8 felt pieces onto the flannel board. Ask children to close their eyes.  Remove one item, and ask if they can guess which item if missing.  When done with the activity, you can leave the pieces on the board for the kids to try themselves.

Find the letter- Find a vegetable or fruit that starts with the letter a,b,c,e,f,g,l,m,n,o,r,s,t,w

sort- sort by color, shape, size, type

Cooking or snacks:  make applesauce, baked apples, fruit salad, ants on a log, vegie shapes

Science:  dying celery in red or blue water, taste test, smell tests

Book suggestions: Stone Soup, Eating the Alphabet, Big Red Radish

Art: potato stamping, stamping with various vegetables, draw a fruit basket, draw yellow fruit, orange fruit, etc

Song: I like to Eat Apples and Bananas!  by Raffi

 

I like to eat, eat, eat apples and bananas,

                I like to eat, eat, eat apples and bananas,

 

I like to Ate, Ate, Ate Apples and banAnAs,

                I like to Ate, Ate, Ate Apples and banAnAs,

 

I like to Eat, Eat, Eat Epples and banEnEs,

                I like to Eat, Eat, Eat Epples and banEnEs,

 

I like to Ite, Ite, Ite Ipples and banInIs,

                I like to Ite, Ite, Ite Ipples and banInIs,

 

I like to Ote, Ote, Ote Opples and banOnOs,

                I like to Ote, Ote, Ote Opples and banOnOs,

 

I like to Ute, Ute, Ute Upples and banUnUs,

                I like to Ute, Ute, Ute Upples and banUnUs,

 

I like to eat, eat, eat apples and bananas,

                I like to eat, eat, eat apples and bananas

 

  • Manufacturer: Little Folk Visuals

Fruit Nuts Vegetables Felt figures for flannelboard precut

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