Elmo Visits the White House Kitchen

Elmo Visits the White House Kitchen


Elmo:
Oh, Mr. Kass, Mr. Kass! Sam:
Call me Sam, Elmo. Elmo:
Mr. Sam, Mr. Sam! Sam:
What is it, Elmo? Elmo:
Well, well, Elmo’s mommy
told him that he’s going to be going to school soon. Sam:
Oh, that’s great! Elmo:
Yeah, well, it is. Elmo can’t wait to go to school. Elmo loves school, but
Elmo is a little worried. Sam:
Why are you worried? Elmo:
Well, Elmo’s mommy told
him that he’s going to go to school and eat lunch in school. Sam:
So why are you worried? That’s great. Elmo:
Because what if there
isn’t any good food at school? Sam:
Oh, Elmo, there’s going
to be great food in school. And because of this new
law that was passed, we’re going to make sure that
all food in school is healthy, nutritious and delicious. Elmo:
Really? Sam:
It’s true. Do you want to see some of the
food that we’re — that you’re going to have in school? Elmo:
Well, Mr. Sam has the same
kind of food that they have at school here at the White House? Sam:
I do. Elmo:
Well, that’s very convenient. Sam:
Well, here, take a look at this. Elmo:
Okay. Wow, that looks like a burrito! Sam: It is. Elmo:
A very colorful burrito! Sam:
You’re right, there
are lots of colors in here. We have red peppers and
lettuce and rice and beans. Elmo:
Oh, boy. Elmo loves to eat his colors. Sam:
That’s good, because it’s
very important to eat lots of
different colors. Elmo:
Elmo loves that, Mr. Sam. And Elmo will find
colorful food at school? Sam:
There will be all kinds
of colorful food at schools. Elmo:
Well, what
else, what else? Sam:
Well, do you like fruit? Elmo:
No, Elmo doesn’t like fruit. Sam:
You don’t like fruit, Elmo? Elmo:
Elmo loves fruit! Sam:
Oh, okay. Elmo:
Does Mr. Sam know that fruit is a food you can eat any time? Sam:
Yes, fruit is an any time food, you can eat it any time you
want, like these melons. Elmo:
Well, Elmo loves melons, ooh, it makes Elmo want to
do the melon dance. ♪ (music playing)♪ Elmo:
Elmo loves watermelon, honeydew, melons make Elmo want
to dance, it’s true! Oh, and how about pasta,
Elmo really loves pasta. Will there be pasta at school? Sam:
I love pasta, too. And, yes, there will
be pasta in school, like is this healthy lasagna
that has whole wheat pasta and vegetables and a salad. Elmo:
That looks so good! So Elmo is going to find lots
of healthy nutritious food at school. Sam:
Oh, yes, absolutely. Elmo:
Oh, boy! Wow! Well, all this talk of healthy
food is making Elmo very hungry. Let’s eat! Sam:
Whoo-hoo! Elmo:
Oh, Elmo will eat the lasagna. That looks good! Sam:
Oh, Elmo. Elmo:
Yeah. Sam:
I love you. Elmo:
Elmo loves you, too, Mr. Sam.

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