June 16

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.

Watch

Sesame Street: John Leguizamo is Captain Vegetable

Try This

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 two 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

Explore More

See the June Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!