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Fruity tutti

First suggested by Scout Content
Put your entrepreneurial skills to the test with a fruity business challenge.
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You will need

  • Knives
  • Chopping boards
  • Device to record a video
  • A selection of fruit (like bananas, apples, pears, grapes)
  • Blender
  • Fruit juice (optional)
  • Milk (optional)
  • Towels (large and small)

If you'd like to make this video full screen on a desktop, double click on the video once you have pressed play.

If you would like to download this video, or play it full screen on mobile, you can watch the video directly on Vimeo.

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Safety

All activities must be safely managed. Use the safety checklist to help you plan and risk assess your activity. Do a risk assessment and take appropriate steps to reduce risk. Always get approval for the activity and have suitable supervision and an InTouch process.

Cooking

Teach young people how to use cooking equipment safely. Supervise them appropriately throughout. Make sure it’s safe to use and follow manufacturers’ guidelines for use.

Food

Check for allergies before you begin and read the guidance on food safety. Make sure you have suitable areas for storing and preparing food and avoid cross contamination of different foods.

Online safety

Supervise young people when they’re online and give them advice about staying safe.

For more support around online safety or bullying, check out the NSPCC website. If you want to know more about specific social networks and games, Childnet has information and safety tips for apps. You can also report anything that’s worried you online to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command.

As always, if you’ve got concerns about a young person’s welfare (including their online experiences), follow the Yellow Card reporting processes.

Make it accessible

All Scout activities should be inclusive and accessible.