More healthy foods in preschool: veggie pizza

One way we have been exploring healthy foods in preschool is by making different kinds of pizza. Today we made veggie pizzas. For our veggie pizzas, the children dipped red, green, and yellow peppers into red, green, and yellow paint... Then they pressed the painted peppers on a construction paper triangle (pizza) shapes... Perhaps for this activity, I would suggest a little bigger pizza shape but as I observed the children in action I noticed [...]

By | November 11th, 2010|Categories: Food Art|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Peas in a pod your preschooler can make

Living in farm country, we learn lots about vegetables that grow in the garden. Where possible, I try to bring in vegetables from the garden like snap peas so the children can explore and snap away. At school, I came across this entry for our State Fair Vegetable Craft contest.... To make a pea pod with your preschooler start by painting the back of a paper plate the color green (or both sides might be [...]

By | August 13th, 2010|Categories: Food Art, Music and Fingerplays|Tags: , |9 Comments