Lesson 1: Fruit or vegetable?

Children learn to identify a fruit from a vegetable, and put this knowledge into practice, handling a selection of both and deciding which category they fall within

Learning Objectives

  • Naming a number of fruits and vegetables

  • Determining if something is a fruit or a vegetable

  • Understanding that some foods we call vegetables are actually fruits

Lesson Plan

Fruit or vegetable?
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Activity: Fruit and vegetable picture cards - print on printed on A3 to be held up to the class
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Tom Turnham,  
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Tom has been a teacher for seven years and, as Head of Upper School at The Belham Primary School, he has a keen interest in young people and good causes. For the past seventeen years he has volunteered with various…
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