Food: Eating seasonally

Children discover when and where fruits and vegetables are grown and also learn about seasonality in the UK. They will also learn about the relationship between the colour of fruits and vegetables and their health benefits by making three dishes using seasonal ingredients.

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Lesson 1: Where in the world?

Children identify the different climates in which fruits and vegetables grow and follow a recipe to make Japanese fruit skewers with plum sauce

Lesson 2: British seasonal foods

Children learn that we have to import some foods from other countries, then the children bake a fruit crumble using seasonal British fruits

Lesson 3: Rainbow food

Children learn that fruits and vegetables of the same colour have similar health benefits and design a seasonal tart using a variety of local seasonal vegetables to provide a range of nutrients

Lesson 4: Making tarts

Children bring together the lessons from this unit to make their seasonal tart

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