Colored Pencil Kiwi
Today's Snack: The kiwi fruit is a great source
of Vitamins C and K. While it's high in natural sugar, it's very low in fat and
sodium, which is great. It's also a good source of fiber, compared to many
If you have an egg cup or a 3-ounce paper cup, here's
a fun way to eat kiwi. Simply have an adult help you cut off a slice at the
top, place the kiwi in the cup to hold it steady, drizzle a bit of honey on the
top, and then use your spoon to dig out and eat the rest of the kiwi.
As they say in the kiwi's native New Zealand, it's
Kiwi fruit | knife and cutting board
Colored pencils, black inkpen |
What's more colorful and fun to look at than fruit?
The kiwi fruit is a great example of how everyday objects make great subjects
for art. Take a moment to look up the kiwi's native New Zealand on a map or
globe. Its striking green and black looks are exposed when the fruit is sliced
open, showing the interesting pattern of seed placement. It's a challenging and
fun object to draw.
Drawing really helps you build your concentration
power. You have to look at the object you're drawing and transfer what it looks
like to a piece of paper. This practice in concentrating and focusing helps you
in all school subjects, and in life in general. So do some drawing practice
with this beautiful fruit.
You can do this activity before you eat the kiwi for
a snack, or eat one, draw another, and then eat it, too!
Simply use the great colored pencil drawing advice on
this awesome website to make your kiwi picture look like the real thing: