Vegetables, Berries & Fruit Activities for Preschool 


Educational game is one of the key tools for early child development. While playing, your child develops memory, thinking skills, learns new words and gains new knowledge about the world around. To make learning more effective, you can use printable games that are tailored to your child's age, abilities and interests. For example, the simplest educational game about fruits and vegetables will introduce children with the world of plants and teach them to distinguish fruits from vegetables by their characteristics.

The benefits of educational games for kindergarten

The play-and-learn method is the most effective way for children to learn. Dice, printed cards, coloring books, puzzles, rebuses and lotto games are used as teaching tools.

Through play, children learn to interact with each other and the world around and develop their social skills. Besides this, educational games develop:

On WUNDERKIDDY you can print educational games for children from 1 year and up, to develop their skills and abilities, mentioned above.

Educational Games On The Topic Vegetables, Fruits and Berries

One of the most popular didactic games for children is sorting cards of fruits and vegetables. By sorting the pictures, children learn about plants, where they grow, what color they have and how they are eaten.

The games about vegetables, fruits and berries are a simple, but very effective. These are coloring books, cut out templates, matching worksheets, etc. You can find them to download and print free on WUNDERKIDDY.

Printable educational materials WUNDERKIDDY will help your child to:

Games about fruits and berries will help to quick memorize their names and develop memory in general. These games get children acquainted to such concepts as «one» and «many». The games form analytical thinking and develop attention and speaking skills. Printable worksheets with vegetables, fruits and berries can facilitate classes of speech and language therapists by providing the therapy tasks with visual materials.

Printable fruit and vegetable games for early childhood development

Fruit and vegetable games not only provide children with essential preschool knowledge and skills, but also teach about healthy eating. The printable WUNDERKIDDY games are simple and can be used either in kindergarten or at home.

Popular games for preschoolers to learn about fruits and vegetables:

  1. The "Place on the Plate" game. Give the child several paper plates and cards with fruits, berries and vegetables. The child's task is to correctly categorize the cards and place them on the empty plates. The game stimulates the preschooler's fine motor skills and logical thinking.
  2. Sorting games. Fruit and vegetable sorting games are not only fun, but also develop logic and attention of toddlers and preschoolers. A child can sort fruits by color, shape, type, or size. With printable sorting games children learn to identify the common features of a group of objects and develop analytical thinking.
  3. Match by Shadow game. Print out colored cards with fruits, berries and vegetables, as well as the cards with their shadows or silhouettes. The children task is to find matching pairs. This activity develops attention to details and memory.
  4. Games with clothespins. The simplest clothespin games can be used with children of 1-year-old and up. Fast in any game you can use clothespins to indicate the answer: color of vegetables or fruits, their size, shape, etc. Such games with clothespins improves very well fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
  5. Vegetable puzzles for toddlers. Invite your toddler to assemble the picture from the pieces. For toddlers we recommend to print out cut pictures of 2-4 fragments, for the elder students you can print out puzzles from more pieces.
  6. The game «Find The Odd One Out». Take 4 pictures that have common features and add an extra picture that differs from them. For example, give the child pictures of a carrot, a cucumber, a potato, an apple and a tomato. Then ask him/her to remove the odd one. Make the task more difficult by asking your child to identify the vegetables that grow underground. Explaining him/her choice, the child develops reasoning skill and vocabulary.
  7. Role Play. Create a fruit & vegetable market game in which children can sell fruits, berries and vegetables. Role-playing games are useful for developing children's social and communication skills.
  8. Drawing and coloring activities. Children love drawing, so they will enjoy coloring books. Coloring helps develop spatial thinking, fine motor skills, and creativity. Using the WUNDERKIDDY worksheets, you can find different graphomotor tasks, e.g. to complete the object, color it, or trace along the dotted lines. To make the task more challenging, ask to describe the object or make up a short story about it.

Colorful printouts will keep your child interested and make learning more effective. Choose worksheets and educational games with bright, clear pictures. Select age-appropriate educational games. In this case, the child will enjoy learning and you'll be able to see his/her great achievements.

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