Making Prints From Fruits and Vegetables

by: John Eichinger

Students may be familiar with eating fruits and vegetables, but have they ever taken a really close look at the anatomy of those specimens? In this activity, students have an opportunity to explore aspects of the internal and external anatomy of produce by making prints of fruits and vegetables. As students discover the fun of printmaking, they observe and compare botanical shapes, patterns, and textures in the resulting prints. By adding or limiting the degree and complexity of concept introduction, altering the required amount of student tool use, and modifying questioning techniques, this activity is easily adapted to all grades in the K–4 range.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/15/2009Stock # PB236X_19

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