The Gigantic Turnip

Our new words are turnip, gigantic, canary, and hen. Help your child learn the words. The words come from the book The Gigantic Turnip. 

Listen to the story below and point out the words to your child.



A turnip is a root vegetable. Look for a turnip at the grocery store with your child. 

Gigantic buildings

Gigantic means very large. Look for gigantic buildings, vehicles, or vegetables. 

Yellow canary

A canary is a small yellow bird.

Hen with eggs

A hen is a female chicken. Hens lay eggs. Next time you eat an egg, talk about where the eggs come from. 


Congratulations, you are helping your child grow a large vocabulary!