June 11

Sing a Song

The Food Chant

Apples on a tree
Apples on a tree
Pick them off
Eat them up
Apples on a tree
Carrots in the ground
Carrots in the ground
Pull them up wash them off
Carrots in the ground
Food in your tummy
Food in your tummy
Lick your lips
Mmm Mmm Mmm
Yum yum yummy


Mr. Bunny's Carrot Soup by Lady Jennifer Greene; illustrated by Michael Ramirez

Mr. Bunny's Carrot Soup: An American Folk tale

Try This

Cut carrot sticks for a snack and encourage your child to use them to design a picture on the plate - maybe a house, or a person, or a star - before eating them.

Read a Book

Here are three book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries

  • Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds; pictures by Peter Brown
  • T-Veg: the story of a carrot-crunching dinosaur by Smriti Prasadam-Halls; pictures by Katherina Manolessou
  • The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss; pictures by Crockett Johnson