Teaches important concepts to children using food experiences. These include identifying shapes and colors, using sensory skills, and encouraging fine motor skills. Children learn about good nutrition while observing similarities and differences. Lessons help them use their imagination and encourage good manners. They learn about sequencing, about fractions, changes in hot and cold temperatures, and many other concepts.
Each cooking experience lists its purpose, what is needed to complete the cooking exercise, what jobs to do. Lead discussion questions and related activities to each concept are given.
There are cooking activities that do not require a range or oven as well as those that do. It is organized in an easy-to-use manner.
Children ages 2 - 5 will find interesting and enjoyable activities. This is a valuable resource for early childhood teachers, daycare providers, parents, grandparents and others.
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Published March 10, 2011
by Snaptail Press.
Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Children's Books, Parenting & Relationships.