Pre K Standards:

  • Mathematics & Science: L.PK.4, L.2.D.1
  • Physical Development: 1.PK.3

Objective: identify fruits and vegetables (and their food group) based solely on their taste.

Instructions

  1. Collect one fruit and vegetable.
  2. Blindfold the player, allowing them to taste test each food item
  3. Let them guess if it is a fruit or vegetable.
  4. Talk about why they thought it was a fruit or vegetable, how they can tell the difference between the two, etc.
Lindsay, A. 2020, Mystery Tasting, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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