The pre-kindergarten class made a fruit salad using some new fruits many children had never tried before. They used grapefruits, kiwis, plums, reds, blackberries, and Mexican papaya. The children were able to touch, smell, and taste the fruit. Many did not like the smell of the Mexican papaya at all! They talked about the texture of the fruit used in the fruit salad and described the outside of the fruit and how it differs from the inside of the fruit. The children also talked about safety and how to use a knife safely. The best part was eating the fruit salad!