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 had two different kinds of pie on our agenda but to start off our pie making experiences, we read the book "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie."
Last week, the Discover and Explore team shared our ideas for cooking with kids and we asked our fellow bloggers to do the same. Today I am highlighting a few easy recipes for children to make, mostly on their own... A Day in the Life of a Preschool Teacher gives us simple ideas to get kids involved in making their own meals. And she also shares great ideas for encouraging an appreciation of food by [...]
We are reviewing the book "End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad" and giving away one free copy so check it out!
We recently spent a morning exploring different types of fruit. With that fruit, we created a delicious rainbow fruit salad. What we learned is that cooking in the classroom is about so much more than just measuring, slicing, and pouring. It can be a multi-sensory experience... To begin our morning, we read a delightful story called "End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad." It is a simple book that explores both colors and numbers, as well [...]
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.
Twelve wonderful and irresistible rainbow ideas for kids to create and explore!
We explored a wonderful book about five senses and then followed it up by baking up our sense of taste!
For our part of the play dough pledge, our class cooked up some play dough and then enjoyed a play dough colorful surprise!