Freedom Soup by Tami Charles
Every year, Haitians all over the world ring in the new year by eating a special soup, a tradition dating back to the Haitian Revolution. This year, Ti Gran is teaching Belle how to make the soup — Freedom Soup — just like she was taught when she was a little girl. Together, they dance and clap as they prepare the holiday feast, and Ti Gran tells Belle about the history of the soup, the history of Belle’s family, and the history of Haiti, where Belle’s family is from.
Every Color Soup written and illustrated by Jorey Hurley
Purple, yellow, orange, and red. Just the right mix of colored vegetables make a delicious soup in this tasty introduction to colors, counting, and veggies.
The Princess of Borscht by Leda Schubert
Ruthie’s grandmother, who is in the hospital with pneumonia, says she needs homemade borscht by five o’clock and young Ruthie, with the help of her neighbors, tries to make some even without the secret recipe.
Perfect Soup by Lisa Moser
Murray the mouse goes into town for the carrot he needs to make Perfect Soup, and soon finds himself with a chain of favors that will work only if a friendly snowman can help him gets things started.
Soup Day by Melissa Iwai
A mother and child spend a snowy day together buying and preparing vegetables, assembling ingredients, and playing while their big pot of soup bubbles on the stove. Includes a recipe for “Snowy Day Vegetable Soup”.
Surprise Soup by Mary Ann Rodman
When Kevie’s mother has a baby, Kevie, his older brother, and their father make soup for when the new baby comes home.
Nail Soup by Eric Maddern
A traveler stopping at a lonely cottage pulls a rusty nail from his pocket and starts to make nail soup for a grumpy old woman–proving that a merry heart and generous soul produce far better results than whines and demands.
10 Hungry Rabbits: Counting and Color concepts by Anita Lobel
Ten rabbits are hungry for supper but Mama Rabbit has nothing to put in her soup pot, so Papa sends the little ones to the garden where they discover increasing numbers of foods in many different colors.
Is That Wise, Pig? By Jan Thomas
Mouse and Cow are making soup, but Pig keeps trying to add strange ingredients.
Stone soup activity: https://booksandgiggles.com/stone-soup-science-activity/
Magnetic Letter Alphabet Soup: https://www.pre-kpages.com/magnetic-letter-alphabet-soup-activity/