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Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables at Family Child Care

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Resource type
Technical Assistance & Guidance
Nutrition Education
cover of Grow It Try It Like It


Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables at Family Child Care is designed to help Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators provide garden-based nutrition education for children ages 3 through 5 years old in family child care settings. Through the activities in Grow It, Try It, Like It!, children touch, smell, feel, and taste new fruits and vegetables. Children also learn how fruits and vegetables grow. Planting activities help children connect the delicious food choices at the table with the farm, orchard, or garden.


Order Print Copies: [English]. These are available for schools, CACFP providers, sponsoring organizations, and state agencies that participate in or administer one of USDA’s child nutrition programs. All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and "save link as."

Grow It - All

[All files]

Grow It - Basics


Grow It - Strawberry

Strawberry Patch

Grow It - Spinach

Spinach Lane

Grow It - Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe Corner

Grow It - Squash

Crookneck Squash Row

Grow it - Peach Tree

Peach Tree Orchard

Grow It - Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato Hill

Grow It - Appendix


Grow It - New Cards

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Cards

Grow It - Posters

MyPlate Poster

Grow it - Tasty Acres Farm

Tasty Acres Farm Map