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Lesson Plan 2: Eat the Rainbow

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Fruits and vegetables are full of important vitamins and minerals. In this lesson, students will get to explore how eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables can be both delicious and nutritious.

Grade level: K - 2 

Prep time: 10 min

Lesson duration: 30 min + Optional Extension Activity (10 min)

Learning outcomes:

It is expected that students will:

  • Recognize that fruits and vegetables give people energy and help them grow
  • Identify a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ways to incorporate these colorful carbohydrates into their daily diet 

Lesson includes:

  • Activate, Acquire, and Apply Activities 
  • I Can Eat a Rainbow sheets (Printable) 
  • If I Were A… sheets (Printable) 
  • Reading Comprehension Questions include:
    • Where do fruits and vegetables come from? 
    • What are some ways you can include fruits and veggies into meals? 

Materials required (not provided)

  • My Magical Foods by Becky Cummings (A reading of the book can be found for free on YouTube - link included)
  • I Can Eat A Rainbow by Olena Rose (A reading of the book can be found for free on YouTube - link included)

NB: Purchase includes access to downloadable resources for 6 months.