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What kinds of food do young children like to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your culture? What about snacks?
“make your mouth water” = make you hungry by just looking at or smelling food
“I’m so hungry that just looking at the fruit makes my mouth water.”
“easy as pie” = not difficult or requiring much effort
“Making delicious cookies is easy as pie.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Son: Uh, it's three thirty.
Father: What time's it? I think it's going on dinner.
Father: Well, what kind of snack do you want? Son: Candy?
Father: Spinach sandwich? Spinach sandwich! When did you start liking spinach?
Father: Well, what about a small sandwich? [Okay] Okay, I'll whip it up in a minute. Play with your toys while you're waiting for it.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
Sometimes, young children don’t like to eat certain foods at meal time. What ideas do you have to get children to eat? What kinds of snacks do children like most?
Finding healthy snacks for children (or for yourself) isn’t always easy. Use the Internet to find three different healthy snacks that can be purchased online. What are the benefits of each snack? How much does each cost?