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Teach+Play Tiles, Animal/Vegetable

        Tiles Animal/Vegetable
Children will have fun learning the basics with our Animal and Vegetable Teach+Play Tiles. This set of 12 wooden cards features colorful labelled animal art on one side and fruit and vegetable art on the other. Animal and Vegetable Teach+Play Tiles are great for developing basic recognition, classification, grouping, sorting, and matching skills. This set of 12 wooden cards is cut from high quality birch plywood and are printed on both sides. Each card measures 2-1/4" wide by 3-1/2" tall. Tiles are thin enough to be used as flash cards. Instructional tips and suggestions for play and a cloth pouch for storage are also included...  Read more

Vegetable Games & More
You can use these stickers for Vegetable Concentration Game, Finish the Pattern Game / Activity Sheet, place on papers, bulletin boards, and more.
Vegetables Stickers

Vegetables Stickers

120 self-adhesive stickers per pack. Approx 1" square or round. Stickers are acid-free and lignin-free per Industry Standards.

Picture Sticker Pack - 24 Sheets

Realistic sticker designs are both fun and educational! Use them to decorate letters party decorations cards games photo albums and art projects! 3 sheets of 8 different themes: fish dinosaurs sea shells sports insects fruits & vegetables and two flower themes.

Fruits & Vegetables Felt Pieces

Fruits & Vegetables Combo Felt Set

Realistic fruit and vegetable felt pieces are perfect for color and shape recognition as well as introducing healthy foods and nutrition concepts. Set of 34 includes: 16 vegetables and 18 fruits. Ages Pre-K and up.

Vegetables Flannel Set: 16 pcs.

See food for coloring pages.

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
The Vegetable Alphabet Book (Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books) by Jerry Pallotta
The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons

Math: Measure different vegetables with a ruler.  Draw the vegetable and record the results.
For younger children, just measure the vegetables.

Arts & Crafts
Vegetable Prints
Cut off part of different vegetables (an adult needs to do this).  Place into kids paint onto a piece of paper or construction paper.  Stamp on the paper.  You can even make different animal shapes or make people using different vegetables


Planting Vegetables
Classroom Garden Set - Vegetables

Classroom Garden Set - Vegetables

Kids love gardening! Plant vegetables watch them grow then harvest them. Activity guide include.

Snack: Eat vegetables.
Arthur's B&W Vegetable Clip Art Coloring pages.
Birds Eye Frozen Vegetables Kids Activity Pages Connect the Dots (carrot and another vegetable), Coloring Pages with facts, fruit and vegetable word find, and a maze
CyberSleuth Kids: Vegetable Coloring Pages
HCFK: Level 2: Chapter 1 (pdf) Carrot, tomato, peas, broccoli, corn, potatoes, and green beans
Kid's Corner - "I Know My Backyard" Coloring Book
Tomato, carrot, green beans, pumpkin, and corn
Nutrition Coloring Book Pages @ DLTK  "... is for ..."
Preschool Coloring Pages @ Everything Preschool
Vegetables Coloring Pages @ Carrot, carrot connect the dots, and corn

Soup Theme

Stone Soup Story Bag
Stone Soup (Aladdin Picture Books) by Marcia Brown

1.Stone Soup by various authors
(This book is based on a French folk tale.)

2. Bry-Back Manor Stone Soup Story & Pictures 

3. Cooking: After reading Stone Soup make stone soup.  Place a clean stones in a pot of water.  Have your students bring their favorite vegetable to put in the soup or if you are homeschooling have your children place their favorite vegetables in it. Add some salt or seasoning salt to the soup. Place some cut up meat in the soup and let cook.

Other Related Books
Mean Soup by Betsy Everitt
Growing Vegetable Soup (Voyager Books) by Lois Ehlert
The Talking Vegetables by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert
Vegetables, Vegetables! (Rookie Read-About Science) by Fay Robinson

Cooking: Make the recipe in the back of the book or make your own vegetable soup.

The Carrot Seed 60th Anniversary Edition by Ruth Krauss
La Semilla de Zanahoria (The Carrot Seed) by Ruth Krauss

Have the children count carrot seeds (addition and/or subtraction).

Glue some carrots seeds on some index cards.  Laminate it.  Use these so children can match and count how many are on the card.  They can even right how many are on the card with a crayon or pen that wipes clean.

Plant carrot seeds in a garden or in soil in a pot.

Make carrot bread or cake.
Eat carrots.

Bolthouse Farms (Carrots) Recipes and Fun with Carrots (Connect The Dots, 5 A Day Coloring Page, Mystery Picture, Secret Vegetable, Vegetable Parade Coloring Page, and Finer Puppets.)
The Carrot Seed Activities
I Know My Backyard Coloring Book - Carrots Coloring Book: Carrot Dot-to-Dot
Number Worksheets @ Premier Day Care Count & Colour / Color (carrots)


Corn eBooks
Here are two corn ebooks I have written:

Corn Alphabet Games eBook
Keywords: corn abc match, corn ABC match, corn alphabet match, corn uppercase lowercase letter match, letter match, corn ABC match, corn alphabet match, corn game

You can use this corn book with the book, Raccoons and Ripe Corn by Jim Arnosky.
Corn Alphabet Games eBook
Corn Alphabet Games includes Corn Alphabet Match & Corn Alphabet Order. This corn ebook is a great way to learn the alphabet (or to reinforce what s(he) already knows). Each of the alphabet cards measure 2 1/4" x 3".

1 set of uppercase alphabet cards
1 set of lowercase alphabet cards
Instructions & plastic bag/envelope labels

Corn Alphabet Games eBook @ Teachers Pay Teachers

Corn Number Games: 0-25 eBook
Keywords: corn number match, corn number word match game, corn number match game, corn number-word match game, corn game, corn math game, corn number game

You can use this corn book with the book, Raccoons and Ripe Corn by Jim Arnosky.
Corn Number Games 0-25 eBook
Corn Number Games: 0-25 book is a great way to learn to count from 0-25 (or practice counting from 0-25). Each of the corn number cards measure 2 1/4" x 3".

1 set of 0-25 number cards
1 set of 0-25 word number cards
Instructions & plastic bag/envelope labels

Corn Number Games 0-25 eBook @ Teachers Pay Teachers

Corn Books
Raccoons and Ripe Corn (Reading Rainbow Book)

Enchanted Learning - Little Boy Blue and Printout to Color

Cooking: Eat corn or  corn of the cob.

Art: Paint with corn on the cob.

See food for coloring pages.

Corn Refiners Association

Green Beans
Green Beans

Leafy Greens: Broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, spinach, and many more
The Leafy Greens Council Including lesson plans, recipes, etc.

Five Fat Peas Rhyme @

See food for coloring pages.


Pickle Books
Stop That Pickle! by Peter Armour


Potato Books
Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes: How to Grow A Rainbow Garden by Rosalind Creasy
Enormous Potato, The by Aubrey Davis
From Eye to Potato (Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: How Things Grow) by Ellen Weiss
Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips (Bailey School Kids #5) by Debbie Dadey
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola
Math Potatoes: Mind-stretching Brain Food by Greg Tang
Pigs Love Potatoes by Anika Denise
Potato: A Tale From The Great Depression by Kate Lied

Potato Games
Games Kids Play - Hot Potato

Cooking: Make potato salad.

See food for coloring pages.

Potato-Skin Toxins, and How to Lower Your Risks

It is a fruit but it is cooked and eaten as a vegetable.

Squash Books
Carlos and the Squash Plant / Carlos y la planta de calabaza by / por Jan Romero Stevens (Bilingual edition - Spanish & English version)

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato Books
Gigantic Sweet Potato, The by Dianne De Las Casas
Sweet Potato Pie by Kathleen D. Lindsey

Zucchini is a fruit from the squash family but it is used as a vegetable.

Eat cooked zucchini.
Make zucchini muffins or dairy-free zucchini muffins.  While you make muffins, sing "The Muffin Man" located at: Food Theme: Muffins.

Zucchini Craft
Using part of a zucchini, stamp the zucchini onto paper.

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