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Colorful Plate Spinners – Preschool


Students learn to identify new fruits and vegetables. Students associate vegetables and fruits with a positive experience making a fun art project.

Need to Prepare

Plate Spinner Supplies

  • Paper plate
  • Photos of different healthy foods, fruits, and vegetables in a variety of colors for each child
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Preparation: For the spinner, cut out pictures of vegetables. Draw a spiral on each paper plate (see illustration) and cut the paper plates along that line. (Older students can do the cutting themselves)

Books to Read

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