The monster that ate the ALPHABET: Learning ABCs alphabet A to Z fruits & vegetables rhymes book. Ages 2-7 for toddlers, preschool & kindergarten kids. by Maria YiangouA unique alphabet book teaching children the ABC’s as well as healthy eating.
Discover familiar and exotic fruits and vegetables while learning the alphabet.
This book is filled with fun rhymes, colorful illustrations and of course the adorable purple monster!
The ideal learning book for toddlers, children in preschool, kindergarten or a higher grade, for ages 2 through to 7.
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I truly enjoyed writing the following poems about food. I was inspired to write them due to my passion for food and healthy living. At times it was a challenge, as I was literally drooling on my keyboard. I don't see myself as a health guru far from that. Sometimes, I am guilty of eating foods that are not as good, but I do try to stick to the healthier choices most of the time.
What happens when you combine a love of poetry, kids and good food? McLaughlin tells us about the inspiration for the poems in her book, explains how parents and teachers can use it to educate kids about healthy eating, and shares some produce-packed stories from her own family. This book started with one phone call. Knowing that I am a poet, a friend of mine asked me to write a poem about a fruit or vegetable for a website she was editing. I had so much fun writing about fruits and vegetables that I continued. I went on some poetry test tours at schools and libraries, and discovered that practically no one knew what a parsnip or acorn squash was. So I continued on my journey, writing poetry about fruits and vegetables.
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My poor kids have been completely brainwashed by me. Especially Erica, my teacher at heart. I came downstairs to find these signs on our cupboards:. I have always enjoyed finding books at the library that teach kids about healthy food in a fun way. Recently, I was introduced to this adorable book of poems called:.
You have come to the right place if you are looking for fun, engaging and exciting Vegetables themed activities to do with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Our activities are widely used by teachers, moms, dads, child care providers and more! All our activities are available at no cost and are free to print and share. Select below to get started. Veggie Paint Buy a variety of vegetables just firm ones, nothing squishy and slice them in various way horizontally, vertically, diagonally. Cover the table with newspaper. Put assorted colors of tempera paint in Styrofoam meat trays.
I am sweet and chewy; I have dark purple skin. When you cut me open, I'm full of seeds within. Figs come from Egypt, where it's always hot. Try me fresh or dried - you'll like me a lot. I've lots of calcium to keep your bones tough. So let's all eat fig jam - I never get enough!