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DIY Corner: Fruit And Vegetable Painting

Team StoryWeavers|July 27, 2021| 1

Sensory play is an integral part of children’s learning journeys. Parents across the world have embraced the beneficial aspects of sensory play. Vegetable and fruit painting is also one activity that promotes sensory play and is useful when engaging with children. Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Painting Helps children recognise different fruits and vegetables A fun way and interactive way to explain the health benefits of fruits and vegetables that are used as a part of this painting activity Improves their imagination and creativity by making different coloured stamps and prints with vegetables and fruits Fuels their confidence and allows them to be more expressive of their moods Boosts their attention span and focus Teaches children about textures that are formed when fruits and vegetables are stamped on paper An innovative way to repurpose forgotten fruits and vegetables Here’s how you can get started. Things needed Child-friendly watercolours Blank papers Plate or a shallow dish Whole or sliced fruits or vegetables of your choice Some fruits and vegetables we recommend are drumsticks, lady’s finger, potato, lime, cauliflower, cabbage, orange, gooseberry, pineapple Method Lay everything on a table and explain the use of each fruit or vegetable to your child Use the plate and add some colours to it Dip the sliced or whole fruit and vegetable in the paint Stamp them on paper to create prints and patterns Let us know in the comments section below about fruit and vegetable paintings.

Sensory play is an integral part of children’s learning journeys. Parents across the world have embraced the beneficial aspects of sensory play. Vegetable and fruit painting is also one activity that promotes sensory play and is useful when engaging with children. 

Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Painting:

  • Helps children recognise different fruits and vegetables
  • A fun and interactive way to explain the health benefits of fruits and vegetables that are used as a part of this painting activity
  • Improves their imagination and creativity by making different coloured stamps and prints with vegetables and fruits
  • Fuels their confidence and allows them to be more expressive of their moods
  • Boosts their attention span and focus
  • Teaches children about textures that are formed when fruits and vegetables are stamped on paper
  • An innovative way to repurpose forgotten fruits and vegetables

Here’s how you can get started:

Things Needed

  • Child-friendly watercolours
  • Blank papers
  • Plate or a shallow dish
  • Whole or sliced fruits or vegetables of your choice 
    • Some fruits and vegetables we recommend are drumsticks, lady’s finger, potato, lime, cauliflower, cabbage, orange, gooseberry and pineapple

Method

  • Lay everything on a table and explain the use of each fruit or vegetable to your child
  • Use the plate and add some colours to it
  • Dip the sliced or whole fruit and vegetable in the paint
  • Stamp them on paper to create prints and patterns

Let us know in the comments section below about which fruit and vegetable you chose for your paintings.

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Mariam Taqui

Mariam Taqui Ali (pro tip: the middle name is pronounced tuh-key) A Word slayer, pluviophile, baker, traveller; among other things, knows the correct usage of punctuation and the difference between your and you're. She spent some time (read a lot of time) writing, editing and keeping track of word counts. Her trysts with writing and editing has led her to interact with experts from diverse industries like healthcare, wellness, HR, business and technology. Having experienced all that, she continues her professional explorations, to learn, to grow and to be a value add. Drop in a line at [email protected] if you liked her stories, have something nice to say, or if you have compelling ideas to share!

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Araminta Ajith

August 14, 2021

This is so awesome and very helpful for me as I can learn about so many things and people when I see these Diy Corner fruits and vegetables paintings 🖼 😀 😊 😋 😍 ☺ 🖼 😀 it is so much fun you should try it out yourself too


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