Let's have some fun with three fruits today, have an indoor or outdoor picnic.
- paper or card stock
- coloring tools for black & white templates
Review the complimentary activities below for information and nutritional resources about the fruits featured in the craft.
For this presentation it would be great to have the actual fruits on hand to touch, hold and smell, as well as some cut-up fruit ready for snack with the children's favorite dip or just their favorite yogurt.
The craft will help the children remember these fruit, and it can be used as a note holder or just as a cute decoration.
- Print the templates of your choice in color or black and
> The black and white version is more challenging so they can color or paint.
> The basket can be printed onto any color of construction paper or card stock, and then the vegetables in black and white.
- Cut out images, older children may be able to practice their scissor
cutting skills particularly with the basket image.
> You can choose to cut out the basket to make a nice decoration or simply leave as is and the children can glue the vegetables.
- Glue fruit to the basket.
- Write the first letter of the fruit on the images.
- Close template window after printing to return to this screen.
- Set page margins to zero (minimum) if you have trouble fitting the template on one page or review Print Help.
Other decorations and ideas for the craft:
- Tape a ribbon, string or a piece of magnet to back to use as decoration or ornament.
- Affix a post-it note pad to the front of the basket.
- Activity: Fruits > Apple, banana, and pear
Visit the links below for presentations for each fruit featured in the fruit basket craft:
Apple - A Fruit with A-peel (enable Flash player) a presentation to learn about the fascinating history of this delicious fruit.
Bananas the Most Popular Fruit in the U.S (enable Flash player) a presentation to learn about the fascinating history of this delicious fruit.
Pears for Kids Fun pear activities, recipes, and agricultural facts just for kids!
- Picture books about fruits and vegetable > some have video.
- Alphabet and related coloring pages >