This week’s theme is soup. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during COVID-19 and beyond.
Rosa loves her grandmother’s mud soup but Josh is afraid to try it. Could it really be made of mud? The book includes a recipe for “mud” soup.
The Ugly Vegetables
A Chinese family grows a garden that is different from everyone else’s in the neighborhood. Instead of beautiful flowers, their garden grows strange vegetables. When it’s time to harvest the veggies and make soup, everyone in the neighborhood comes by for a taste.
Who Grew My Soup?
A boy goes on a magical journey to the farms where his soup ingredients were grown.
Kale and Potato Soup
Containing both local greens and local potatoes, this soup yields enough for everyone in class to try a tasty sample.
- This Week In The Garden April Week 1 (quick view as .pdf)
Alvie Eats Soup
Alvie only eats soup, much to the dismay of his family.
Miss Bun loves cooking recipes from her Great Nana’s cookbook. One day she decides to create her very own recipe for veggie soup and invites her friends over for dinner. But too many cooks in the kitchen leads to disastrous results! The book includes Great Nana’s recipe for veggie soup.
Sip, Slurp, Soup, Soup, Caldo, Caldo, Caldo
Written in both English and Spanish, this book vividly describes the steps to make caldo and includes a recipe for the soup at the very end.
Three friends make soup the same way every day. One morning, the Duck wants to change his job and stir the soup, but the others think he’ll do a terrible job. After a squabble, he leaves the cabin in a huff. The cat and the squirrel look for the duck high and low. When they