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Broccoli is my son’s favorite vegetable.
This is a good thing because he doesn’t like that many vegetables!
Therefore, it is a truly good thing that the one vegetable he loves is one of the healthiest vegetables around.
Broccoli is high in folate, vitamin C, is a good source of calcium and fiber. Plus, as a vegetable, broccoli is super high in phytonutrients–those things that scientists are learning are especially good for us!
This is what inspired me to create this cute little activity pack geared towards your youngest kids Pre-k to elementary.
What about your kids? do your kids like vegetables?
Whether or not they do, this sampling of fun activities that emphasizes broccoli is a great way to encourage your kids to eat (or at least try) more vegetables.
Fun activities to increase motor skills:
1. Broccoli Dot-to-Dot – Connect the Dots
2. Broccoli Cut and Paste Puzzle – Cutting Practice with Scissors
3. Broccoli Digital Drag and Drop Activity
4. Coloring including a real-life looking broccoli (older kids might also appreciate this picture as well).
5. Sentences to copy that discuss the nutrients that broccoli is a good source of (nutrition education and writing practice).
6. A sentence that needs to be finished by student (could do research to learn more about broccoli OR just make up something silly)!
BONUS – 2 Finished Broccoli Images that you can print to decorate your kitchen
UPDATE: Includes two files
- PowerPoint presentation and can be viewed in Google Slides as well as PowerPoint.
- Adobe pdf
Try this delicious broccoli soup recipe to complement these fun activities and to further encourage your children to eat more vegetables.
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