Published On: December 6th, 2021

Have a go at our fantastic fruit and vegetable printing activity. See what wonderful pieces of art you can make with a bit of paint and some left over fruit and vegetables from the kitchen. We’d love to see what you’ve created after so don’t forget to share them with us.

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What will you need?

  •  You will need any spare vegetables or fruits that you not longer need for food! Great options are, apples, pears, bananas, lemons, oranges, broccoli, cauliflower, bell peppers, potatoes, carrots, corn, mushrooms, brussel sprouts.
  • Paper
  • Paint/food colouring
  • Children’s knife to cut up the fruit and vegetables

What activities can you do with this?

Cut up all of the fruit and veg and allow your child to coat the items in paint to then print onto paper. This is great for your child to explore the different textures, colours and senses. You could also make different patterns on the food to create a range of patterns.

  • Pattern making
  • Collages
  • General painting

What skills will your child use?

  • Cutting
  • Healthy eating
  • Fine motor skills
  • Counting
  • Speech and language
  • Story telling
  • Coordination
  • Describing shapes
  • Space and measure

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