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Alice and the Veggie Quest

Alice had pigtails and a red hat.

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression is introduced, wearing pigtails and a red hat.

She did not like veggies at all.

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression expressing dislike for vegetables.

No peas, no corn, no beans for me!

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression refusing peas, corn, and beans.

Mom said, 'Veggies make you strong!'

Cheerful woman often seen with kitchen attire trying to persuade Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression to eat vegetables.

Dad made a veggie song to sing.

Smiling man with a playful presence sings a fun song about vegetables.

But Alice would not change her mind.

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression is stubborn about not eating veggies.

Mom cut carrots, fine and thin.

Cheerful woman often seen with kitchen attire cuts carrots into a fun, appealing shape.

She hid them in Alice's rice.

Cheerful woman often seen with kitchen attire mixes carrots into Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression's favorite rice dish.

Alice ate them all, so nice!

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression eats the rice and enjoys the carrots unwittingly.

Now she eats some veggies too.

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression begins accepting vegetables in her meals.

With rice, with corn, and peas, so green.

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression now eats a variety of vegetables.

Alice got strong and tall it's true!

Girl with pigtails wearing a red hat, joyful expression grows stronger and taller from her healthy diet.

Reflection Questions

  • How do you think Alice felt when she first tasted the vegetables?
  • Why do you think Alice's parents want her to eat vegetables?
  • What can you learn from how Alice's parents helped her try something new?

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