School lunches

Transcript - School Lunches

Transcript - School Lunches

Mr. Zucchini talks with kids - School lunches

We open on Mr. Zucchini (character built with the 4 food groups) and the super:

Mr. Zucchini talks with kids! School lunches

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: Name something kids might pack in a lunch.

Little boy 1: Well emm…

Little boy 2: If they get candies they put candies.

Little girl: Ice cream.

Little boy: Tuna sandwiches.

Little girl: Edamame beans.

Little boy: A grilled cheese sandwich.

Mother: If they could pack poutine, that’s what they would do.

Little boy: Yeah.

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

Tip #1
Stock up on foods from the 4 food groups for quick, healthy lunches and snacks.

Mr. Zucchini asks a question to the kids: Do you know the four food groups?

Little boy 1: I know it, but I forgot.

Little boy 2: I don’t know what they are.

Little boy 3: Vegetables.

Mother: Yes, and what else?

Little boy: Fruits.

Mother: Yeah and…?

Little girl: Meat.

Father: What do we put in our cereals?

Little boy: Milk.

Father: Milk. What would be the fourth one? I’m stomped.

Mother: Grains.

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

  • The 4 Food Groups:
  • Vegetables and Fruits
  • Grain Products
  • Milk and Alternatives
  • Meat and Alternatives

Mr. Zucchini asks a question to the kids: Should kids help plan the meals at home?

Little girls: Yes.

Little boy: If they made stuff that’s healthy.

Mother: They should definitely start becoming more involved at a younger age and so that it’s a smooth transition into learning how to cook.

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

Tip #2
Connect with your kids by planning meals as a family.

Mr. Zucchini asks a question to the kids: Do you make a list for grocery shopping?

Little boy: Ah… yeah.

Mother: Most of the time.

Little boys: Sometimes.

Little boy: Rarely.

Mother: All the time.

Little boys: Do you?

Mother: It’s on my phone.

Little boy 1: Oh.

Little boy 2: We normally have a list of food.

Little girl: Most of the time.

Mother 1: Yeah! I forget a few things and she helps me remember.

Mother 2: A list is very crucial.

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

Tip #3
Save time and money by using a grocery list.

Little boy: Bye, Mr. Zucchini!

Family: Bye, Mr. Zucchini!

Little boy: Bye, Mr. Zucchini!

Super: Eat Well

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