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Above Ground or Underground

Fill the table with sand or dirt and have children dig for plants. Have them decide which plants belong above ground and which ones belong underground. 

Aisles of Fruits and Vegetables

Have children use blocks to build fruit and vegetable aisles of a grocery store and then go shopping in the aisles.

Chicks and Salsa

Have children draw a picture of their favorite scene from Chicks and Salsa.

Cliff Hanger and the Fabulous Flying Fish (BTL clip)

Watch the video Between the Lions “Cliff Hanger and the Fabulous Flying Fish.” Have children listen for words beginning with the /f/ sound.

Count the Veggies

Have children write a shopping list. Have them count the number of objects they “buy” at the grocery store in the Block Center.

Draw and Write Together: Fiesta Foods

Describe a fiesta and make a “Fiesta Foods” book by having children draw pictures of plant foods that begin with the letter “F.”

Draw and Write Together: Food Rhymes

Recite the rhyme “Oh, So Yummy.” Have children suggest foods to replace “Carrots, carrots” to make a new rhyme.

Draw and Write Together: My Favorite Dinner

Have children draw a picture of their favorite dinner food and write or dictate a sentence about the food.

Draw and Write Together: Our Recipe Book

Talk about recipes. Have children bring in a recipe from home to add to the class’s “Our Recipe Book.”

Draw and Write Together: Plants We Like

Have children make a graph of their favorite plants to eat.

Draw and Write Together: The Vegetable I Like Best

Display a chart of different leaf and root vegetables. Have children graph which they like best.

Draw and Write Together: Vegetable Riddles

Help children dictate or write riddles about root and leaf vegetables.

Draw and Write Together: Watermelon

Help children dictate or write two ideas about watermelon. Have each child draw a watermelon.

Draw and Write Together: What’s for Dinner?

Have children draw a picture of food they would want for dinner. Have them dictate or write a sentence describing the food.  

Draw and Write Together: Write about Leaf and Root Vegetables

Have children use descriptive vocabulary to describe root and leaf vegetables. Invite them to draw the vegetables to illustrate their descriptions.

Explore Together (indoors): Edible and Nonedible Plants

Discuss plants children can and cannot eat. Have them continue to explore their plants and record changes in their science notebooks.

Explore Together (indoors): Explore Fruits, Vegetables, Seeds

Let children freely explore a variety of fruits and vegetables with their senses, and compare the seeds in the plants.

Explore Together (indoors): Exploring Vegetables

Let children freely explore a variety of vegetables and compare them to the plants they are growing.

Explore Together (indoors): Leaf and Root Salad

Review the vegetables from the week and make a leaf and root vegetable salad to eat.

Explore Together (indoors): Revisit Our Bean Plants

Have children return to their bean plants to explore and record changes in the plants.

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