Cooking in the classroom is a fun, simple, engaging way to build life skills in any classroom. Use this bundle of functional recipes to cook with your students in the classroom, foster those super important life skills, and work on those IEP goals and objectives... all at the same time!
Lesson plans that integrate cooking into the classroom helps:
- foster fine motor skills
- develop social skills
- increase wait time / patience
- practice math skills (adding, doubling, time, measurement)
- practice reading skills
- discover science (reactions when you mix ingredients, STEM)
- following directions
- sequence multi-step tasks
- encourage language development and communication
- support life skills in the kitchen and kitchen safety
- develop independence
…and so much more!
To learn more about cooking in the classroom, you will enjoy this article.
To see the only 11 kitchen supplies you need to start cooking in the classroom, you will enjoy this article.
What functional recipes are included in this bundle?
- Baked Potato
- Cold Cut Sandwich
- PB and J
- Buffalo Chicken Dip
- Buttered Noodles
- Celery and PB
- Chicken Alfredo
- Chicken Nuggets
- Chicken Salad
- French Toast
- Fruit Salad
- Grilled Cheese
- Hot Dog
- Instant Pudding
- Italian Chicken
- Mac and Cheese
- Mashed Potatoes
- Rice Krispie Treats
- Scrambled Eggs
- Rice in a Bag
- Cinnamon Toast
- Stir Fry
- Trail Mix
What is included with each recipe?
- Level 1 - 3 versions of cut/paste for the recipe’s ingredients and supplies, and 4 versions of cut/paste for the recipe task analysis (step by step), including numbered and not numbered steps in and out of order.
- Level 2 - 4 versions of cut/paste for the recipe task analysis (with steps combined as one would see in a recipe book), including numbered and not numbered steps in and out of order.
- These recipes do not include pictures or visuals for each step.. They are not visual recipes. Please download the preview before purchasing to see exactly what each recipe includes. For visual recipes, go here.
- Yes, you will need access to an oven or a stovetop/griddle for most of these recipes.
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