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Vegetable Games and Activities
Buy an assortment of fresh vegetables and let the children sort them by color, size, texture, Etc..
Vegetable Tasting Party
Cut up a variety of vegetables, including some unusual ones the children have probably not tasted before. Allow them to taste which ever ones they want. I provide tooth picks for the older children to pick up their veggies.
Discuss which vegetables grow underground and which ones grow above ground.
Play Carrot, carrot, corn instead of Duck Duck Goose.
Discuss what vegetables come to us from other countries. Discuss how veggies are transported to the grocery store.
Hide toy vegetables in sand or in the sensory table and have the children dig them up.
Vegetable Graph Make a graph of what vegetables the kids like and dislike.
Use construction paper folded in half for a book. Have the children glue pictures of vegetables in it.
Felt Board Fun
Make fruit and vegetable shapes for the kids to identify.
Food Group Memory Game
Make your own fruit and vegetable flash cards that can also be used as a memory game. Veggie Seed Sort
Have the children sort vegetable seeds out. They can also sort beans or peas.
Take a field trip to the grocery store or farmers market.