Vegetable Show and Tell

3-5 years
Child Development
This activity will expose children to a wide variety of vegetables and fruit and introduce them to what other children in their group are eating.
Vegetables brought from home
Several different vegetables
Vegetable peeler
Cutting knife
Cutting board
How to Play
  1. Ask children to bring a vegetable from home. They can also name a vegetable that their family enjoys eating at home.
  2. Leaders begin by sharing a vegetable that they have brought from home.
    • Describe what it tastes like.
    • Describe where it comes from in the world.
    • Describe how it can be prepared. 
  3. Children each take a turn sharing their vegetable.
  4. Prepare and serve the vegetable for snack or lunch. 

Adapted from Healthy After Schools