Fun with Flyers: A preschool lesson on fruits & veggies

I always get excited on flyer day…on the hunt for super good deals that they often bring! This week as I was looking through the weekly bundle with my C when she began to ask about certain items in the grocery flyer, and an idea struck!

preschool fruit and vegetable activity

{Decal from uppercase living…currently this one is unavailable but loads of other super cute ones…I’ve run out of space on my walls so am extending beyond the four walls!}

With back to school season in full swing, my brain has been filling up {thank you Pinterest} with different ideas to promote Cs learning at home when she is not at preschool {to think next year I will be talking about actual back to SCHOOL!? yikes!}.

Rounding up 3 simple on hand supplies, an activity to teach my kiddo about differentiating between fruits and veggies, was in the works…

preschool fruit and vegetable activity

And with such little preparation! All I did was cut the fruit and veggie pics from the various flyers.

preschool fruit and vegetable activity

You can easily build this into a preschool homeschooling unit on nutrition, combine with the storytelling {perhaps one of our favs, the Very Hungry Caterpillar}, change it up to introduce other food groups, use this grocery bag/cut out concept to facilitate your toddlers contribution to the grocery list, or simply use as a fun stand alone activity!

preschool fruit and vegetable activity

And in true preschooler fashion, my C decided anymore than 10 minutes spent on one activity is unheard of! So now we have a ready to go activity for the next time!

preschool fruit and vegetable activity

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