January 9

Sing a Song

Pease Porridge Hot (Mother Goose)

Pease porridge hot,
Pease porridge cold,
Pease porridge in the pot
Nine days old.


Learn about cooking with Elmo!

Try This

Let your child cut out or draw various foods they like and that are healthy for them. Glue them to a paper plate and talk about them. Find recipes that include those foods and make them together!

Read a Book

Here are some 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.

  • Wild Boars Cook by Meg Rosoff; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
  • Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saeed
  • The Forest Feast for Kids: Colorful Vegetarian Recipes that are Simple to Make  by Erin Gleeson
  • The Young Chef: Recipes and Techniques for Kids Who Love to Cook  by Mark Ainsworth

Explore More

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