Guest Author - Taisha Turner
Green Eggs and Ham(Book and CD) by Dr. Seuss is a delightful way to teach children to try new foods. Dr. Seuss teaches kids this important life lesson in a picture book. The book’s rhymes and whimsical animals are a wonderful way to capture the juvenile attention.
Little children are picky eaters. It is a chore to introduce new foods to them. Vegetables and fruits are the hardest to add to their diet. It is important for kids to eat vegetables and fruits instead of snacks.
In Green Eggs and Ham, Sam-I-am asks, “Do you like green eggs and ham?” The character, No-Name, replies, “I do not like green eggs and ham.” No-Name, like a child, puts his nose and hand in the air to ward off the foods. He defiantly refuses to eat the new foods.
Sam-I-am tries to entice the picky eater to try the new foods. He uses rhyming situations to get the stubborn No-Name to eat a tiny bite. Would No-Name try them in the rain on a train? Would he try them in a box with a fox? Would he try them with a mouse in a house?
Dr. Seuss gives a life lesson to parents trying to introduce new foods to young children, also. Just keep trying! Sam-I-am does not quit. He keeps trying. No-Name tries finally the green eggs and ham. Guess what happens? No-Name likes the food.
He will eat it in the rain on a train. No-Name will eat the food in a box with a fox. He is willing to eat the food with a mouse in a house.
Green Eggs and Ham(Book and CD) works on two levels. Children should try the healthy foods offered by parents. Parents should not quit offering new foods to children. A note to parents who are afraid of this method, Sam-I-am and No-name end the book the best of friends.
Green Eggs and Ham(Book and CD) by Dr. Seuss.
Green Eggs and Ham and Other Servings of Dr Seuss contains nine unabridged Dr. Seuss children's books. Various people read Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!, I'm Not Going to Get Up Today, Oh Say Can You Say,
Fox in Socks, I Can Read with My Eyes Shut, Hop on Pop and Dr. Seuss's ABC on the audio books.
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Note: Green Eggs and Ham Book and CD by Dr. Seuss review copy is from a friend. Random House publishes the collection.
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