June 15, 2023

Sports Week Morning True or False (6-15-2023)

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What does it mean when a referee throws their hat in the air? Find out on today's Chompers!

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>>RACHEL: Good morning! It’s time for Chompers, your morning and night toothbrushing show.

Start brushing on the top of your mouth on one side and make little circles with your brush around each tooth

>>KIDS: 3, 2, 1 brush!

>>RACHEL: It’s Sports week, and today we’ve got some True-False for you. I’ll say something, and you have to decide if it’s true…


 >>RACHEL: or false.


>>RACHEL: Here’s your first one: 

In baseball, a “homer” is the victory dance the team does after winning the game.


So what do you think? If it’s true, give a thumbs up. If it’s false, give a thumbs down.

Ready for the answer? First switch to the other side of the top of your mouth, and keep brushing



>>RACHEL: There is something in baseball called a HOMER, but it’s not a dance. A homer is another word for a home run.


>>RACHEL: In baseball, two teams compete to see who can score the most runs.  Runs are points -- and you can get them by going from base to base. If you can get across ALL four of the bases all at once, that’s a HOME RUN … or a HOMER!  


>>RACHEL: Switch to the bottom of your mouth…


>>RACHEL: -and brush the molars in the way back

 Here’s your next true or false: 

In Football, when a referee throws his hat 


>>RACHEL: -it means that he’s really angry. 

So is this True or false? Thumbs up for true, and down for false.

The answer is...FALSE!


>>RACHEL: In Football, referees throw their hat if a player goes out of bounds.

>>KID: HUH??

>>RACHEL: I’ll explain after you switch to the other side of the bottom of your mouth…


>>RACHEL: -and brush the inside, outside and chewing side of each tooth.

In sports, a referee is someone who makes sure players are following the rules. When a player breaks a rule, referees do certain motions to show which rule was broken. In Football, when a player steps outside of the playing field, it’s called going out of bounds, and referees show it by throwing their hat! 




>>RACHEL: That’s it for Chompers today. Rinse with water before you…

>>KIDS: 3, 2, 1 spit!


>>RACHEL: Chompers is a production of Gimlet Media.