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What vegetable and fruit do you eat at home most often? Why do you like them?
What is the first word or phrase you think of when you hear “Food Hero”? Who is your Food Hero?
Name all the white and brown fruits and vegetables you can think of.
What is your favorite cooking tool to use? Why?
What is your favorite food to eat for dinner? Why?
Who did you sit next to at lunch? What did you talk about?
What was the very best part of your day? What was hard for you today? Why?
How did you show someone kindness today?
What made you laugh today? Why?
If you could eat 1 fruit and 1 vegetable at your next meal, which fruit and vegetable would you choose? Why?
Name as many red fruits and vegetables as you can think of!
Name 5 yellow or orange fruits or vegetables.
Name 5 green fruits or vegetables.
Name a vegetable you like. How do you like to eat it (raw with a dip, in a salad, steamed, roasted in the oven, etc.)?
Think of a fruit you like – but don’t say it out loud! Describe it until someone guesses its name - think about the taste, smell, feel, look and sound that it has when you bite into it.
If you could plan an outdoor activity for your family, what would you choose, where, and why?
What’s an activity you did during school recess or in PE class that you really liked? Why?
Which is your favorite meal of the day—breakfast, lunch or dinner? Why?
Imagine you’re in charge of a school cafeteria for one day. Name 3 healthy foods you would offer. Why?
If you were in charge of a school cafeteria, what 3 things would you change. Why?
If someone were to give you a garden plot the size of a bathtub, what fruits, vegetables, herbs, and/or flowers would you grow there? Why?
If you could invite someone to dinner, who would it be and what foods would you serve? Why?
Pretend you’re writing a comic book or making a movie starring a Food Superhero whose mission is to help kids eat healthy foods. What superpowers would your hero have? Why?
Each fruit and vegetable color has unique disease fighting chemicals called phytochemicals. What is the color of your favorite fruit and vegetable?
Name all the blue or purple fruits and vegetables you can think of! Can anyone add any more?
Can you think of a fruit or vegetable that starts with the same letter as your first name? Have you tried it? If so, did you like it?
Can you think of a new name for one of your favorite vegetables? For instance, mashed potatoes could be cloud puffs.
Who grew and harvested the foods you eat? How did the foods get to the market? Who helped sell them?
Name a recipe that’s fun to make. What do you put in it? Why do you like to make it?
Name a kitchen task you enjoy.