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Lesson overview:Where do our fruit and vegetables come from?

  • that all food comes from plants or animals
  • that food has to be farmed, grown elsewhere (e.g. home) or caught
  • that all food comes from plants or animals
  • that food has to be farmed, grown elsewhere (e.g. home) or caught

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.