A week ago, I published a Montessori-inspired vegetable unit. Today, I want to share ideas for a Montessori-inspired fruit unit. Since grocery stores today have fruit year-round, you can have a fruit unit at any time. Still, summer is my favorite time for a fruit unit, especially when there’s access to some homegrown fruits.
Montessori-Inspired Fruit Printables
Fruit Printables(a number of different types available for purchase) from Montessori Print Shop
Free Inside Outside Fruit Cards from At Home with Montessori
Free Fruit Cards from Jojoebi
Free Fruit Cards from Le Jardin de Kiran
Free Fruit Nomenclature Cards from Montessori for Learning
Free Tropical Edibles 3-Part Cards from Mother of Discussion
Free Fruit and Colors Matching from Z Lesa
Free Montessori Botany Materials for a Gardening Unit (my roundup post)
Humans and Plants (Botany Elementary Sample Lesson), including activities for exploring fruits and vegetables from North American Montessori Center
Montessori-Inspired Fruit Activities
Montessori-Inspired Food Preparation for Preschoolers (my roundup post, which includes LOTS of activities with fruit)
Montessori-Inspired Gardening Unit (with a number of applicable botany posts)
Montessori-Inspired Apple Unit (my roundup post)
Apples and Oranges Unit Study from American Montessori Consulting
The Very Hungry Kiddo Pair from OurMontessoriHome.Wordpress.com
Montessori for Toddlers: Transferring Lemons from Bluebirdkisses
Customizable Grocery List from Monkey Toes Montessori
Sensorial Activity: A Basket Full of Fruits and Vegetables from Montessori DOTNET
Multi-Age Activity – Fruits from Montessori ici
Transferring Fruit and Fruit Cards and Counters from Counting Coconuts (and a number of fruit food preparation activities linked to in my Montessori-Inspired Food Preparation for Preschoolers post)
Inside Outside Fruit from How We Montessori
Make Watercolor Blocks from Wordplayhouse
Fruit and Vegetable Sorting by Kylie from How We Montessori at Modern Parents Messy Kids
Fantastic Fruitty Fruit (and Veggies Too)! (with ideas for encouraging kids to eat healthy foods) from Kathy’s Montessori Life
Healthy Food Activities the Montessori Way: Getting Children to Taste New Foods by Jocelyn Scotty at Kids Activities @ Suite 101
Fruit Sorting Set from My HomeMade Montessori
Enjoy some delicious and healthy fun with fruit!
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