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After spending so much time working underground, many miners liked to be outside when they weren't working and enjoyed their gardens or allotments. There were shows where fruit, flowers and vegetables were judged, and, as our guide John points out, things could get pretty competitive

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Have a go at making a 3D fruit or vegetable!

What you need:

  •       Paper – use coloured or colour in the colour needed
  •       Crayons for drawing
  •       Glue
  •       Scissors
  • Draw out the shape of your fruit and vegetables. Here is a carrot, pepper and strawberry
  • Cut out the shape three times.

  • Fold each shape in half

  • Stick the shapes together to form your 3D model. Add a stalk.

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