Fruit Word Search
Did You Know? A man called John Chapman planted so many apple trees during his travels across America that he became known as 'Johnny Appleseed'.
Nutrition tip: Apples contain fibre, important for healthy digestion. An apple a day really does keep the doctor away!
Did You Know? An ancient Greek leader called Alexander The Great found apricots growing wild in China. He bought them back to Europe, where they have been cultivated ever since.
Nutrition tip: The orange colour in apricots comes from carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in your body. Vitamin A is important for healthy eyes and skin. 2 apricots count as one portion of fruit and vegetables.
Did You Know? American Ken Banister is so bananas about bananas he has set up an International Banana Club. The club is open to anyone who enjoys bananas and has its own museum which is stocked with 17,000 banana-related articles.
Nutrition tip: Bananas are an energy packed snack. They contain potassium, which helps to balance the water in your body. Athletes often have bananas as a snack.
Did You Know? Grapes have been cultivated for thousands of years. Evidence shows that grapes were grown in Iran around 8,000 years ago, and Egyptian hieroglyphs also show that they were harvested in ancient Egypt.
Nutrition tip: A great source of energy. They are so sweet because they contain natural sugars fructose and glucose. One handful counts as a portion of fruit and vegetables.
Did You Know? Despite its name, the kiwifruit did not actually originate in New Zealand. It was first grown in China, and is still sometimes called the 'Chinese Gooseberry'.
Nutrition tip: Kiwifruits really are delicious and nutritious, one kiwifruit gives you nearly all your vitamin C for one day.
Did You Know? The largest lemon ever grown weighed in at whopping 3.88kg. That's about four times as heavy as a standard bag of sugar. It was grown in the USA.
Nutrition tip: Lemons are rich/high in vitamin C. Vitamin C helps to fight colds and infections during the winter months.
Nutrition tip: One peach contains half the amount of vitamin C you need in a day. The pink colour contains carotene, which converts to vitamin A in your body. Vitamin A is important for healthy eyes and skin.
Did You Know? There are more than 3,000 different varieties of pear - a fruit which is actually a member of the rose family.
Nutrition tip: Pears are a great source of fibre, which is important for a healthy digestive system.
Nutrition tip: Two slices of pineapple give you a third of your vitamin C intake for the day. They also contain a natural enzyme call bromelain, which helps your body digest food.
Did You Know? In ancient Greece the strawberry was considered a symbol of Venus - the Goddess of love - because of its heart-shape and striking red colour.
Nutrition tip: Eight strawberries count as one portion of fruit and vegetables. Strawberries are packed full with vitamin C.