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Lesson overview:Making a fruit salad

  • select from a range of tools and equipment, explaining their choices
  • follow procedures for safety and hygiene
  • use a range of materials and components, including construction materials and kits, textiles, food ingredients and mechanical components
  • measure, mark out, cut and shape materials and components
  • assemble, join and combine materials and components
  • select from a range of tools and equipment, explaining their choices
  • follow procedures for safety and hygiene
  • use a range of materials and components, including construction materials and kits, textiles, food ingredients and mechanical components
  • measure, mark out, cut and shape materials and components
  • assemble, join and combine materials and components

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.