Rainbow Salad

Have the children help cut up fruit to represent each of the colors of the rainbow. Layer the fruit in this order (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple) in a clear cup. Suggestions for fruits: red-apple with skin on, cherries, strawberries; orange-oranges, cantelope; yellow-lemon, banana; green-kiwi, green grapes, honeydew melon; blue-blueberries; purple-grapes, plum.


copies patterns
sees patterns in nature

Alphabet Soup

Cook some letter-shaped noodles to eat. Encourage the kids to say the letters in their spoon before they eat them or to look for particular letters as they eat.


recognizes letters and words