Fruits come in different shapes, colours and flavours. Fruits are an excellent source of essential nutrients, such as fibers, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Having more fruits as part of daily diet can improve overall health, boost mood, and reduce the risk of some chronic diseases. For kids, fruits provide nutrients for their growth and development. Eating a variety of fruits to get a healthy mix of key nutrients. It’s important to motivate kids to explore and eat a variety of whole fruits. More fruit kids could recognize, more likely they would be willing to try and eat them. Parents could help kids establish a healthy lifestyle by introducing a variety of fruits as early as they are 1 year old.
This worksheet provides pictures of various kinds of fruits and fruits cuts, including berries (blackberry, blueberry, cranberry, grape, kiwifruit, raspberry, strawberry), melons (cantaloupe, watermelon), and tropical-like fruits (banana, pineapple, pomegranate). These fruits and fruits cuts have different colors and shapes, which can help kids differentiate between them. It can be accompanied by real objects to aid comprehension. Parents can use these colorful pictures to teach kids to identify different kinds of fruits.