Kitchen time

Say: Now it’s kitchen time! Let’s go to the kitchen and look for smelly-tasty green vegetables! Let’s walk to the kitchen! Make the walk fun. Sing :( here we go looby loo, ) while walking with him….say: here we are. This is our kitchen where we always learn something new! Now let’s see what is waiting for you on the table! Point to the table and say: Oh! What a variety of vegetables! Let’s discover their secrets! Put the baby in the seat and approach the seat next to the kitchen table. Put the cabbage, parsley, squash and lettuce in front of the baby to have a closer look at them, also to feel their textures between his hands! Sit next to him. Point to the lettuce and say: We will start with lettuce! Lettuce is a deep green leafy vegetable. It has long leaves with a crisp texture and deep taste. When these leaves are broken ( brake a lettuce leaf,” if possible, show him a drop of the milky liquid”, and let the baby smell and lick it) they secrete white milky liquid which is bitter in taste. Its leaves are one of the incredible sources of essential nutrients that benefit health. Approach the parsley next to the baby and say: look, “Parsley!” The bright green leaves of parsley are divided into feather like sections. (Take a stem and show him the leaf’s shape)They have a sharp, peppery taste and pleasant flavor. This herb is very rich in vitamin “K” that helps building strong bones. Vitamin “C that is a powerful anti-inflammatory, and helps functioning the immune system. In another word, parsley is highly nutritious and healing herb. Now, Approach the cabbage next to the baby and ask: “Did you know that the inexpensive, humble and widely used cabbage can practically work miracles? Cabbage is a leafy vegetable of” Brassica” family, and is round or oval in shape. It consists of soft, light green or whitish inner leaves covered with harder and dark green outer leaves. Cabbage comes in many varieties, including green, purple, and white! If you want beautiful glowing skin, and an immune system powerful enough to fight off just about anything, don’t forget this highly nutritious but common vegetable. Finally, approach the squash next to him and say: The delicate flavor, soft shell and creamy white flesh of squash is a perfect addition to any meal. Squash has soft seeds and thin, edible skin, and tender flesh with high water content. This fruit has light green color (point to the light green skin) and a similar shape to a ridged cucumber. Squash has high amounts of vitamins A and C. In addition to mineral content that includes potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium. It is also a good source of fiber. Say: Hey! We are done! It’s time to play, baby!!!

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