>> Rachel: Hope you’ve got on your travelin’ shoes, because it’s time for Chompers, your morning and night toothbrushing show.
Start brushing on the top of your mouth on one side, and brush the inside, outside and chewing side of each tooth.
>> KIDS: 3, 2, 1 brush!!
>> Rachel: It’s Geography Week and tonight we’ve got the answer to the quiz (SFX QUIZ) from this morning.
Our question was:
Which of these is NOT a country? (SFX)
Ready for the answer?
First, switch your brushing to the other side of the top of your mouth, and give your tongue a brush too!
Ok. Now give me a drumroll by stomping those travelling boots! (SFX DRUMROLL)
The answer is… OAXACA (SFX)
Oaxaca is NOT a country!
But Oaxaca IS a real place!
It is a state inside of Mexico. And Mexico is a country. countries can be broken up into lots of smaller areas called states.In Mexico, there are 31 states and Oaxaca is one of them.
Switch your brushing to the bottom of your mouth, and brush the molars in the way back too.
Oaxaca is famous for its delicious food. (Chomp) One of Mexico’s most FAMOUS dishes comes from Oaxaca.
>> Kid: Tacos?
>> Rachel: Tacos are great but in Mexico, Mole is king!
>> Rachel: MOLE, is a special sauce made out of chili peppers, spices, and sometimes even chocolate or pumpkin seeds!
Switch to the other side of the bottom of your mouth, but don’t brush too hard
Lots of places around the world are famous for special foods. Sometimes it’s because of what grows where they are in the world. In Mexico, you can find all the ingredients that you need for molé growing nearby! Like CHOCOLATE. It comes from CACAO beans, and they grow on trees all around Oaxaca. (SFX Leaves)
That’s it for Chompers tonight, but we’ll be back tomorrow, so get your travelling gear ready! Until then, rinse with water before you-
>> KIDS: 3, 2,1 spit!