Vegetable Activities for Kids

To wrap up our vegetable theme I want to leave you with a collection of resources from around the web. Math, science, literacy, art, recipes…there’s a little bit of everything here. I hope these ideas are helpful as you plan your own vegetable theme for little ones.

V is for Vegetables-Over 45 playful ways to teach young kids about vegetables


Math & Science Activities

Montessori-Inspired Vegetable Unit (Living Montessori Now)

Vegetable Math (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Grocery Story Math for Kids (The Measured Mom)

Exploring Our 5 Senses with Fruits and Vegetables (Learn Play Imagine)

Learning About Pollination with Vegetables (The Educator’s Spin On It)

Runaway Radish Book Activity & Experiment (All Done Monkey)

Cabbage Juice Science Experiment (Teach Beside Me)

Carrot Top Experiment (Rainy Day Mum)

Measuring Carrot Tops (Crystal’s Tiny Treasures)

Natural Dyeing Experiment (Crafty Mom’s Share)

Vegetable Stand Pretend Play (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Art & Sensory Activities

The Real Mr. Potato Head (Green Owl Art)

Painting with Vegetables Collaborative Art (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Vegetable Stamping with Natural Dyes (A Mom with a Lesson Plan)

Peas in a Pod Craft (Teach Preschool)

Salt Dough Vegetables Book Activity (Kitchen Counter Chronicles)

Broccoli Paint Brushes & Color Mixing (No Time for Flashcards)

Gluing a Vegetable Rainbow (The Adventures of Bear)

Sensory Fun with Corn Cobs (Happy Hooligans)

Vegetable Garden Rock Signs (Repeat Crafter Me)

Garden Vegetable Printing (No Time for Flashcards)

Book Related Activities

Little Peas All Around the Classroom (Teach Preschool)

Rabbit Food (JDaniel 4’s Mom)

Gimme Cracked Corn and I Will Share (JDaniel 4’s Mom)

Eating the Alphabet from A to Z (The Good Long Road)

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (School Time Snippets)

Growing Vegetable Soup (Crafty Moms Share)

The Carrot Seed (Teach Preschool)

P is for Peas (The Good Long Road)

Grow Your Own Veggies

Growing Potatoes with Kids-Science Experiment (Kids Activities Blog)

How to Grow Potatoes (The Educator’s Spin On It)

How to Grow Carrots & 5 Reasons Why (The Educator’s Spin On It)

Growing Peas (The Educator’s Spin On It)

All About Growing Zucchini (The Educator’s Spin On It)

Eat Your Veggies: Fun Tips and Recipes


All About Me Edible Face Healthy Lunch (Learn Play Imagine)

Vegetable Soup Rice (Glittering Muffins)

Making Vegetable Soup (The Educator’s Spin On It)

Cooking with Kids: Zucchini Slice (Learn with Play at Home)

Veggie Crunching Contest & Tips for Growing Veggie Lovers (Lets Lasso the Moon)

The Vegetable Food Group (The Educator’s Spin On It)

Sneaking Carrot Lunches (JDaniel 4’s Mom)

Carrot Cake Pancakes (Feels Like Home Blog)

Sneaky Sweet Potato (All Done Monkey)

Cooking Pierogi (Creative World of Varya)

Literacy Activities & Free Printables

Letter Gardening (No Time for Flashcards)

23 Books About Vegetables (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Free Food & Nutrition Unit (Teach Beside Me)

Garden Preschool Pack–Some portions include vegetable activities (Homeschool Creations)

Fruit and Vegetable Matching Cards (Homeschool Creations)

That’s the end of V is for Vegetables series. You can also follow along with our Letter V Pinterest Board where I’ll be pinning new activities related to this theme as I find them.

You might also be interested in visiting more of our letter series posts. Click on the images below to visit a couple of my favorites.

Playful Ways to Teach Young Kids About Rocks


S is for Seeds


45 Playful Ways to Teach Young Kids About Trees


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  1. What a great list of links – thank you for sharing 🙂

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  3. Fabulous roundup, Shaunna! Thanks so much for including my Montessori-Inspired Vegetable Unit! I pinned your post to my Gardening/Botany Unit Study Pinterest Board. 🙂

  4. Thank you for all of the ideas! I’ve definitely pinned this post to remember when we are doing our food unit in November.

    • You are very welcome! I can’t wait to see what great activities you share after you do your food unit. Glad this post will come in handy!

  5. What a great roundup! Thanks so much for including me!

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