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Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

£10.00
SKU D1CS30001
Key Stage 1 Cooking and Nutrition World Food Day World Health Day Design & Technology Year 1

This Year 1 DT 'Eat More Fruit and Vegetables' scheme of work is a great way to get your class excited about healthy eating as they explore a variety of fruits and vegetables, what they look like, taste like and feel like, as well as how to prepare fruits and vegetables through cutting, grating, peeling and more. They will then have the challenge of designing, making and evaluating their own salad or smoothie.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

With lesson plans, informative slides, differentiated worksheets, Picture Cards and more, these Year 1 'Eat More Fruit and Vegetables' lessons are the perfect recipe for your DT teaching!

#Lesson1DeliciousData

The first lesson in this series begins by identifying fruits and vegetables that the children are familiar with before finding out what the most popular fruits and vegetables in the class are. The children will gather data to create a pictogram showing who likes which fruits and vegetables best. 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson2UsingSenses

This lesson starts by thinking of interesting words that can be used to describe vegetables in terms of their taste, appearance, smell and texture. Your class will then have the chance to explore some different fruits and vegetables for themselves by tasting, touching, looking and smelling so that they can use adjectives to describe what they have found out.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson3PreparingFruitandVeg

This practical lesson teaches your children some of the ways in which different fruits and vegetables need to be prepared before they can be eaten, such as through washing, peeling or grating. They will then get the chance to try some of these preparations for themselves through a variety of fun activities. 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson4RecipeDesigns

This fun lesson gives your class the chance to design and plan a fruit or vegetable salad or a smoothie. They will need to think about which fruits and vegetables to use, how they will prepare them for eating and how the fruits and vegetables will be arranged to make them look appetising.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Making a salad sheet
  • Picture cards
#Lesson5LetsEat

The final lesson in this series allows your class to follow their designs to make their healthy creations. They will then have the chance to eat their tasty snacks before evaluating how well they think they did.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
Free Overview (Medium-Term Plan)

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Free Assessment Grid

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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • KS1 - generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology.
  • KS1 - select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing
  • KS1 - select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • KS1 - evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
  • KS1 - use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
  • KS1 - understand where food comes from
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