Berries, cucumbers, grapes, and tomatoes - yum! Summer fruits and vegetables are delicious to eat, but you can also do some crafty things with them.Take a look at the activities below - this is one time that it's okay to play with your food!
Have you ever tried stamping with fruits and vegetables? Cut them in half (or use whole ones if they're small) and use paint or stamp pads to create some fun designs.
Make edible art - use toothpicks, grapes, cherry tomatoes, and raisins to make a caterpillar! This activity will also count as a “Healthy Snack Idea” for the Summer Library Club.
For more inspiration and to learn about lots of fruits and vegetables, check out one of the books listed here. Also, don't forget that reading one of these books counts as a “Foodie Fiction” activitiy for the Summer Library Club!
1 Big Salad by Juana Medina
Fast Food by Saxton Freymann
How are You Peeling? Foods with Moods by Saxton Freymann
Rah Rah Radishes! A Vegetable Chant by April Pulley Sayre
Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
Edible Colors by Jennifer Vogel Bass