COOK TO LEARN!
Cooking in the classroom is so much fun and is such an easy way to sneak in so learning opportunities!!
Cooking is not only an essential life skill, it is a great opportunity to teach students essential literacy and mathematical skills. Through cooking and working with recipes, students are exposed to reading, sequencing, following directions, measurement; and other mathematical operations, and they have fun while doing it! Cooking also serves as a fabulous way to get students writing!!
This is not just an ordinary cookbook. It is about getting students engaged in learning. With these 45+ timely and simple, kid-friendly recipes your children will practice sequencing, graphing, computation, measurement, and learn to write persuasive, opinion, and how-to paragraphs. Additionally, they will learn teamwork and basic cooking etiquette. Worksheets and activities are included that are designed to accompany any of the recipes!
*With the exception of a couple of frozen treats, all recipes can be made during a one hour period!
In addition to the fun recipes, look at all you get to turn every recipe into an extended learning activity!
Sequence the steps in each recipe
Persuasive writing (Why you will like my recipe) (2 options)
How to paragraph writing (How to make my recipe) (2 options)
Opinion writing (How did you like the recipe) (2 options)
Writing a recipe
Making a shopping list
Graphing (Who liked the recipe and who didn't)
A chef’s hat template is also included for your students to make and a recipe card they can use to color, copy the recipe, and take home to share with their family.
Recipes are coded for your convenience. The recipes that feature a girl require some cooking. Recipes that feature a boy require no cooking, Out of the 45+ recipes, there are more than 20 that require NO cooking! Most of the others, only require a microwave. Cooking recipes are also coded with an oven or a microwave indicating which is needed. Seasonal recipes are also coded!
Here's a list of all of the recipes you will get!
Editable spider webs
English Muffin Pizzas
Marshmallow Creme Crackers
Green Eggs & Ham
Cinnamon Roll Biscuits
Pineapple Upside Down Donuts
Earth Day Cupcakes
Pigs in a Blanket
Trix Cereal Bars
Rice Krispie Bars
Smores on a Stick
Mini Cream Pies
Homemade Ice Cream
Old Fashioned Lemonade
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Jolly Rancher Lollipops
Worms in Dirt Cups
Homemade Instant Cocoa
Iced Christmas Trees
No Blend Vanilla Shakes
Ants on a Log
No Bake Cookies
Homemade Brown Sugar
Peanut Butter Bars
2 Ingredients Muffins
No Bake Pumpkin Cream Pies
Edible Earth Balls
Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie
"Create your own recipe" Template
You'll have so much fun with these!
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