Kids should watch the vegetables that they eat! In this instance, watching your vegetables is food for the soul. Minds may be boggled as to where this article is headed. Created by Phil Vischer and Mike Nawrocki the ‘Veggie Tales’ animated series was originally created to convey Christian morals, values and lessons to kids. Veggie Tales has now become a phenomenon.
Veggie Tales consists of characters like: Larry the Cucumber, Archibald Asparagus, Petunia Rhubarb, Bob the Tomato, etc…. The personification of these animated figures with their high pitch voices capture the attention of kids and youth alike. With the use of savvy word play combined with modern titles, Veggie Tales stay current in the various media outlets.
With television and videos becoming more of a learning tool in the homes and schools of America’s youth, families are wise to take advantage of the outlets like TBN’S Smile of a Child Network and Family Christian Bookstores to purchase and view family friendly programs, books and videos.
The success of Veggie Tales has presented numerous opportunities to spread the ideas, morals and lessons of Christianity through stage productions like ‘Veggie Tales Live’ that have toured across the U.S., feature length films titled ‘Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie,’ video games such as ‘Larry and The Bad Apple’ for popular gaming systems and cell phone platforms and CD’s labeled ‘God Made you Special’ and ‘Sweetpea’s Songs for Girls’.
Checkout the Veggie Tales website and have some fun with the online videos, games and stories that are offered.