Sing a Song
Vegetables and Fruit
The food we like to eat that grows
On vines and bushes and trees.
Are vegetables and fruits my friends
Like cherries, grapes and peas.
Apples and oranges and peaches are fruits
And so are tangerines,
Lettuce and carrot are vegetables,
Like squash and beans.
Sesame Street: John Leguizamo is Captain Vegetable
Go to the farmer's market together! Pick out a vegetable your child has never had before or doesn't necessarily like, and find an inventive way to use it in a recipe that they love.
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
- Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
- The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman; illustrated by Marla Frazee
- Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert
See the June Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!