June is graduations, Father’s Day, National Fruit and Vegetable Month, and the beginning of summer vacation for many! Enjoy.
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Barbara J. Feldman
“Surfing the Net with Kids”
Fruits and Vegetables
Fruits and Vegetables Printable(** for Premium Members only)
In honor of National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month (June), today’s tour extols the health benefits of including more produce in our diets.
Created by the Produce for Better Health Foundation (the same non-profit that publishes Fruits & Veggies: More Matters) this educational game site is targeted at kids from two- to eight-years old. Choose a comic-book character to be your champion (a skateboarding banana or orange, for example) and jump into the games. Activities include coloring pages, games such as Fruit & Vegetable Math, printable worksheets, recipes, and a gallery of kid-submitted artwork.
Fruits & Veggies More Matters: Healthy Kids
“Fill half your plate with fruits and veggies.” For high-school students and grownups, Fruits & Veggies More Matters explains why produce is so good for you, and how to get the most from them. From current research on why fresh fruits and vegetables have more health benefits than phytochemical supplements, to recipes and kitchen tips on storing produce. Best clicks include a coloring and activity pages, games that teach nutrition, and coping with kids and teens that decide to become vegetarians.
Great Grub Club: A-Z of Fruit and Veg
The Great Grub Club is an educational site for kids, teachers and parents published by the British World Cancer Research Fund. This A to Z encyclopedia of fruits and veggies (from apple to zucchini) includes both the American and British produce names. Did you know that in England, zucchinis are called courgettes, and eggplants are aubergines? “Most aubergines are teardrop-shaped and have a glossy purple skin. On the inside, they are spongy and creamy white.”
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Printables Club Members Also Get …
Surfnetkids Printables Club Members also get the following printables to use in the classroom, the computer lab, the school library, or to send home with students:
Fruits and Vegetables Printable
Vegetable Gardening Printable
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“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” ~~ John Steinbeck ~~ (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968), American novelist. Read more John Steinbeck quotes.
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