Food and the holidays

Transcript - Food and the holidays

Transcript - Food and the holidays

Mr. Zucchini talks with kids - Food and the Holidays

We open on Mr. Zucchini (character built with the 4 food groups) and the super:
Mr. Zucchini talks with kids! Food and the Holidays

Mr. Zucchini waves to the kids.

The action of this episode takes place in different school classes of an elementary school.

Little boy 1: Hi, Mr. Zucchini!

Little boy 2: Hi, Mr. Zucchini!

Little girl: Hi, Mr. Zucchini!

Family: Hi, Mr. Zucchini!

Mr. Zucchini asks a question to the kids: What’s your favorite holiday food?

Little Boy 1: I don’t remember what is at the dinner table.

Little Boy 2: My favorite food at the holiday is duck.

Little Girl: Carrots.

Father : At Christmas time we usually have turkey.

Little Boy 1: Yeah.

Little Boy 2: Sometimes we have rice and beef.

Father: And we’ll have potatoes.

Little Boy: Yeah.

Large shot of a mom with her daughter sitting in a class with the super:

Tip #1
Enjoy holiday cooking with your kids! Add a twist on a favourite recipe or try a new one.

Father: You know.

Mr. Zucchini asks a question to the kids: Name some healthy snacks you could serve guests.

Little Boy 1: I might give them some veggies and fruits.

Little Boy 2: Emmm…

Mother: Different types of chili.

Little Boy 1: Rice and sausage.

Little Boy 2: I don’t know.

Father: What do we have for snacks? In the middle of the day.

Little Boy 1: We usually have fruit.

Father: Yeah, what kind of fruit?

Little Boy 1: Mango.

Large shot of a mom with her daughter sitting in a class with the super:

Tip #2
Keep cut-up veggies handy for quick and easy appetizers for guests.

Mr. Zucchini asks a question to the kids: What is a sweet potato?

Little Girl: I’m not sure.

Mother: Oh, you know that…

Little Boy 1: A sweet potato is a potato.

Little Boy 2: It’s a potato, well it’s kind of orangy.

Little Boy 2: It looks like round and soft.

Little Boy 3: And it’s sweeter than the normal ones.

Large shot of a mom with her daughter sitting in a class with the super:

Tip #3
For a twist on mashed potatoes, try sweet potatoes instead!

Mr. Zucchini asks a question to the kids: Do you have a favorite green vegetable?

Little Boy 1: I think green peas.

Little Girl: Celery.

Little Boy 1: Broccoli.

Little Girl : Edamame beans.

Mother : Spinash or kale.

Little Boy : I like spinash.

Little Girl : Zucchini.

Little boy : Bye, Mr. Zucchini!

Family : Bye, Mr. Zucchini!

Little boy : Bye, Mr. Zucchini!

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