Articles Comments

Naturally Educational » All Ages, Featured, Home Arts, Science, Taste » I Can Eat a Rainbow!

I Can Eat a Rainbow!

I’m no nutritionist but I know that eating a rainbow of fruits and vegetables is a great way to get a variety of healthy vitamins!

While we are studying rainbows, we are also checking out nature’s spectrum of colors. And vivid colors in the flesh of fruits and vegetables signals a high level of nutrients.

Getting children to eat healthy is wonderful but teaching them how to make healthy choices is even better. “Eat a Rainbow” is a useful mnemonic for young children who are drawn to bright colors.

Here’s our rainbow of fruit: Red strawberries, orange clementines, yellow (technically “white”) bananas, green kiwi and grapes, blue blueberries, and purple “red” grapes.

And here are some resources to help you “Eat a Rainbow”:

Follow Me on Pinterest
Be Sociable, Share!

Written by

Candace Lindemann, Yale, BA, Harvard Graduate School of Education, EdM, is an educational consultant and published writer. She enjoys new learning experiences with her children, ages 6 and 4 and 1.5.

Filed under: All Ages, Featured, Home Arts, Science, Taste · Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply