Unit Plan

Kids in the Kitchen

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Too many cooks in the kitchen? Not here! Set up a cooking club at school using this 148-page guide that teaches food and kitchen safety, measurement techniques, and nutrition. Young chefs get their hands wet by participating in a variety of recipes and food games.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a word wall or glossary for the key nutrients guide
  • Supplement a unit on nutrition and healthy eating with the guide
Classroom Considerations
  • Although the resource is designed for a cooking club, individual lessons can be used at anytime to teach about nutrition, healthy eating, measurement, food symbols, cooking equipment, or food safety
  • Be aware of any food allergies children may have in the class
  • Lessons are leveled for beginner, intermediate, and advanced cooks
  • Each lesson includes a fun or interesting fact about one or more of the ingredients in the recipe
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