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Lesson overview:Exploring the Eatwell Guide: investigating how to make a smoothie

  • how to name and sort foods into the five groups in The Eatwell Guide
  • that everyone should eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day
  • how to prepare simple dishes safely and hygienically, without using a heat source
  • how to use techniques such as cutting, peeling and grating
  • select from a range of tools and equipment, explaining their choices; follow procedures for safety and hygiene
  • how to name and sort foods into the five groups in The Eatwell Guide
  • that everyone should eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day
  • how to prepare simple dishes safely and hygienically, without using a heat source
  • how to use techniques such as cutting, peeling and grating
  • select from a range of tools and equipment, explaining their choices; follow procedures for safety and hygiene

Experience of common fruit and vegetables, undertaking sensory activities i.e. appearance taste and smell.

Experience of cutting soft fruit and vegetables using appropriate utensils.

Fruit and vegetable names, names of equipment and utensils, sensory vocabulary e.g. soft, juicy, crunchy, sweet, sticky, smooth, sharp, crisp, sour, hard, flesh, skin, seed, pip, core, slicing, peeling, cutting, squeezing, healthy diet, choosing, ingredients, planning, investigating tasting, arranging, popular, design, evaluate, criteria

Equipment Required

Chopping boards, peeler, grater, washing up facilities, knives, range of fruit and veg, spoons, bowls

Content guidance

Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.