13th July 2020

Learn about the amazing ingredients that go into our salads. Over the next few days, we’ll teach you about tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, lettuce and beetroot!



Fruit or vegetable? Click on the activity sheets below to find out:

Tomato Information Sheets

Tomato Plant and Associated Foods

Grow Your Own Tomatoes

Types of Tomatoes

Have a Go – Tomato Scientist

Natural Pollination in Glasshouses

Tomato Facts – True or False

Test your tomato plant knowledge

Tomato Tasting Guide

Nutritional Benefits of Eating Tomatoes

Tomato Sauce Recipe


Pepper is another fruit that is often confused as a vegetable. Click on the sheets below to find out more!

Grow Your Own Peppers

Pepper Information Sheet

Christopher Columbus and the Pepper

Pepper Plant Growing Cycle

Match the Word to the Picture

Which One isn’t Like the Other

Counting Vegetables

Test Your Pepper Knowledge

Pepper Wordsearch

Stuffed Peppers Recipe


Click on the sheets below to learn about the cucumber

Grow Your Own Cucumbers

Cucumber Information Sheets

Life Cycle of Cucumber Plants

Nutritional Benefits of Cucumbers

CultRoot Tasting Guideivating a Cucumber

Types of Cucumbers

Cucumber paper art

Colour in Cucumber

Fresh Cucumber Snack

Fresh Cucumber Dip


Have fun learning about your roots

Have fun learning about your Roots

Root Tasting Guide

Root Vegetable Information Sheets




Can You Remember Your Roots!

Match the Veg & Unscramble Words

Edible Parts of a Plant

Square Roots

Easy, Healthy and Colourful Roasted Root Vegetables.

Roast Beetroot & Walnut Salad with Goat’s Cheese

Beetroot Information Sheets

Beetroots vs. Radishes

Life Cycle of Beetroot Plant

Beetroot Planting Process

Varieties of Beetroot

Grow Your Own Beetroot