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Children’s Books About Food

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Children’s books about food is a fun and easy way to introduce new foods to your children! This list of fun and vibrant books is perfect for introducing fruits, vegetables, and new foods to your children!

Food is an amazing, wonderful, and rich nourishing for the soul. Food is much more than just the calories we fuel our body with.

  • Food is a love language – its a grandmother’s freshly baked cookies, that secret family recipe handed down for generations, a meal brought to a friend with a new baby.
  • Food is a comfort – that hot bowl of soup after playing in the snow, a refreshing drink on a hot and humid day, 
  • Food is a way to connect people together – at parties, at funerals, at weddings – when people gather together there is almost always food.

Raising a child who can see the value in food beyond the fact that cookies are yummy is not only fulfilling, it makes life easier, more fun, and creates wonderful opportunities for family bonding. Read more about how to raise kids who actually enjoy their food at The Complete Guide to Raising Adventurous Eaters.

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How Books Help Your Kids Be Better Eaters:

Books are not only a great way to spend quality 1:1 time with our kids, but they are also a fun and stress-free way to introduce foods to our kids! Whether or not your kid is a picky eater, these fun children’s books about food will bring more conversation and vocabulary around food into your daily lives, and help them to be more curious about new foods!

The following is a list of children’s books about food perfect for introducing new foods, new colors, and new variety into your child’s meals!

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Children's Books About Food

Children's books about food is a fun and easy way to introduce new foods to your children! This list of fun and vibrant books is perfect for introducing fruits, vegetables, and new foods to your children!

Board Books for Babies and Toddlers

These board books are gorgeous and fun ways to introduce fruits and veggies of all colors to your little ones!

Foodie Books for Preschoolers

Preschool is that tricky time when kids start exhibiting their independnce. These books are awesome choices for broading interest and reducing any food anxiety!

Foodie Books for Elementary Aged Kids

When your kids are ready for bigger and longer books, these fun reads help explore the world of food even more!

Books For Older Kids

Love these books? Take your meal time a step further by Exploring the Sense of Taste with Kids!

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Anita Legsdin

Saturday 26th of September 2020

Great post! Jenni :) Thanks for sharing. Food is the focal point of the memories and stories, some of which are fictionalized.

Have a great day!

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