This week is a time to read and learn about all things food. Perhaps you’ll read about the foods you like, foods you’ve never had before, the food you like to make with your family, and so much more! Watch this video, download books to read together, and explore things to do with BookSpring.
Read Together at Home
Here are some books to read together! You can download and save them and keep them forever, to read again and again.
Things to Do Together
- Read a recipe together
- Lookup a recipe on the internet or in a cookbook and read through the steps and ingredients together. Maybe even make something if you want!
- Play “Kitchen”! All you need are a few cooking utensils
- Play “Restaurant”
- Set up a table and chairs and have your child either be the cook, waiter, or customer. You can get creative and draw menus for your pretend restaurant and even use play food if you have it
- Make a simple meal together:
- Peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a good option, and your child can even help put it together
At the end of the week, reflect on what you read, and what you did.
- Did you try any new foods this week?
- Were you able to create anything new out of food or in your imagination
- Is your favorite part about food making it or eating it?
Share with BookSpring!
How did this activity go for your family? Please share your photos and stories with everyone by emailing them to email@example.com, or sharing them with us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with #BookSpringatx. Also, remember to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more weekly themes, and you can post comments on other families’ experiences there.
More Ideas To Build Young Readers
- Make easy, edible pudding slime together: https://thesoccermomblog.com/edible-pudding-slime/
- Popcorn senses! Use popcorn to activate and experience your five senses: https://playtolearnpreschool.us/popcorn-5-senses/
- Bake banana bread together! This is a helpful blog that shows ways to get young children more involved in the process: https://playtolearnpreschool.us/banana-bread/
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