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Patterns in Fruits and Vegetables

Suggested Grades



Students will predict, examine and record the patterns in a variety of fruits and vegetables.


  • variety of fruits and vegetables cut up into enough pieces for every child
    • cucumber, oranges, apples, onions, etc.
  • variety of whole, uncut fruits and vegetables
  • recording sheet

predictions observations
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4


  • Hold up whole vegetable or fruit and ask children to predict what inside looks like
  • Children draw their predictions on recording sheet
  • After every fruit and vegetable has been recorded by each child, distribute the cut-up fruit and vegetables (one type at a time)
  • Ask children to record what the inside actually looks like.
  • Eat!