There are so many skills that can be fostered and mastered through the cooking process. Look for recipes your students can get involved in and enjoy the wonderful benefits of cooking together.
Cooking in the classroom can be challenging, but it can also be fun! Our children love any opportunity to take part in preparing their own snack. So it was no surprise that our pre-k students were so eager to make their own banana pudding cups for snack. They would like to share with you how they made their own snack in preschool today... First we opened a box of instant pudding and dumped it into [...]
We've recently learned that the letter S makes the "ssss" sound like a slithering snake. To reinforce our new letter sound, we made snakes for snack.
We explored a wonderful book about five senses and then followed it up by baking up our sense of taste!
More about cooking with kids in my preschool classroom!
Cooking is not something I consider to be one of my special gifts but cooking with kids is a must in the preschool classroom!
Exploring rainbow paint as we made rainbow toast and rainbow pictures! You can see the live version on Fox News too!
After reading "Blueberries for Sal," we became "bakers" as one of my students observed and our little bakers made some blueberry muffins... We explored different kinds of measuring tools and cooking terms as we worked together to make our blueberry muffins... Our bakers took turns measuring and pouring in the different ingredients... Cooking presents such a great opportunity to introduce math, language, and new vocabulary... As we worked to measure and mix, we used words like ingredients, [...]
Cooking in preschool can be a challenging process - especially when you have 1 teacher to 10 three year olds. Every one wants a turn to stir, pour, crack an egg, and everyone wants to stick their finger in the batter no matter how many times they are told that they need to keep their hands on the outside of the bowl:) But even with all of these challenges, these brave teachers invest the time [...]