Seasonal fruits

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By Jean EvansEarly Years consultant and author

Raise awareness of seasonal fruits and how these can be enjoyed throughout the year


Selection of citrus fruits


In this article:

  1. Sour citrus
  2. Dry or juicy?
  3. Cross-curricular activities

Sour citrus

Inspire children to experiment with new words to describe their experiences of citrus fruits

Communication, Language and Literacy

Language for Communication

Development matters: Build up vocabulary that reflects the breadth of their experiences (30-50 months); Extend vocabulary, especially by grouping and naming (40-60+ months).

Early learning goal: Extend their vocabulary, exploring the meanings and sounds of new words.

What you need

‘Fruit flashcards a range of citrus fruits, such as lime, lemon, grapefruit and orange; juicer or liquidiser; sugar; plastic beakers; teaspoons.

Fruit flash cards activity sheets

What to do

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