Taste edible fruits and seeds
Watermelon, peas, beans, grapes, tomatoes, peppers, peaches, cucumbers, strawberries – which is your favorite fruit? One of the joys of late summer / fall is tasting the delicious fruits and seeds that mature in our gardens or appear in the market. What is your favorite fruit? How do you like to eat your fruits and seeds?
Did you know a tomato is a fruit; at least that is what plant scientists say?
Internet links to help you
Is a tomato a fruit for children
Is a tomato a fruit for older children / adults
List and pictures of edible seeds
Sensory investigation of fruits
A Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds by Jean Richards, illustrated by Anca Hariton
One Bean by Anne Rockwell, illustrated by Megan Halsey
Oliver’s Fruit Salad by Vivian French, illustrated by Alison Bartlett
The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli
The Fruits We Eat by Gail Gibbons
Plants Feed Me by Lizzy Rockwell