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Sweet Potato Exploration – Preschool


Children use their sense to explore sweet potatoes and gain confidence in trying new vegetables. Students learn to identify a new vegetable. Students associate vegetables and fruits with a dynamic activity and positive experience.

Need to Prepare

  • 2-3 sweet potatoes
  • 2-3 brown bags
  • Small paper plates or napkins

Place one sweet potato in each of your small brown paper bags. Cut the other sweet potato into small sticks and place them in a bowl.

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