Eat Your Veggies

Family Storytime


Storytime Song – “Open Shut Them” by Hap Palmer

Mystery Letter of the Week with Napoleon (Letter V) & Theme (Eat You Veggies)

Interactive Question – Do you like vegetables? Which one is your favorite?

Action Rhyme – “Veggies Unite!

Read a Book – Carrot & Pea by Morag Hood

Shaky Egg Song – “I Know a Chicken” by Laurie Berkner

Action Rhyme – “Five Fat Peas

Read a Book – Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks

Closing Song – “The Goldfish (Let’s Go Swimming)” by Laurie Berkner

Goodbye Rhyme – “Tickle the Stars


Eat Your Vegetables Day on June 17, 2022 is the perfect time to get in your greens! Check out the video below to learn more about how we tell the difference between fruits and vegetables.

Did You Know?

  • A horn worm can eat an entire tomato plant by itself in one day!
  • California produces almost all of the broccoli sold in the United States.
  • It is recommended that you eat 5 servings of fruit or vegetables a day (A serving equals 1/2 cup).

Check Out These Crafts!

Follow the link above for detailed instructions on how to make these cute veggie crafts at home!

More Book Options

Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman

Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert

You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot by Theron J. Elkins

Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks

Fruit Bowl by Mark Hoffmann

Carrot & Pea by Morag Hood

Potato Pants! by Laurie Keller

How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans by David LaRochelle

Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies! by Megan Lacera

Sophie’s Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller

Goodnight, Veggies by Diana Murray

A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon

Published by Rhyming Reasor

Punk-ass book jockey, children's book enthusiast, storytime queen

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