Looking for a fun-filled Preschool Cooking Theme? This set is packed with hands-on centers, games and worksheets to play at the Bakery and learn at the same time.
Kids will get to work on their math, letters, patterns and even their names while pretend playing that they are chefs and cooking up all kinds of sensory fun in the classroom.
Would you like a preview of the activities? Check them out below.
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PRESCHOOL COOKING ACTIVITIES
You will probably need a wide variety of Cooking activities for your preschool lesson planning. We’ve included activities ranging from alphabet and counting to patterns, sight words, and more. Check them out below.
Cooking Math Activities for Preschool
Anytime we are teaching early math we need to cover different parts of number sense. In the following math activities, you’ll find counting, subitizing, graphing, and more to teach number sense during your preschool Cooking and Baking theme.
Cookie Counting Mats
We love a good snacktivity! Add some dramatic play to this counting activity with a mini baking sheet and serve the monster the correct number of cookies.
Donut Sprinkles Counting
This activity is a perfect combination of counting, color sorting, and fine motor practice. Roll out your doughnut and add the sprinkles to match the card.
Cupcake Sprinkles Counting
Kids will love using real sprinkles to add to their cupcakes.
Measure, Count and Stir Sensory Bin
Colored rice makes play and learning even better. Practice counting by following the recipe card to create your yummy treat! Perfect for a sensory bin.
Cupcake Dot Counting
How cute are these cupcakes? Set up a baking shop for dramatic play and match the cupcakes to the dots.
Comparing Numbers Clip Cards
Counting and comparing are important early math skills. Clip the doughnut that has the most sprinkles.
Cooking Literacy Activities
In preschool, we work on a range of literacy skills depending on where our kiddos are at. Here are baking themed centers for alphabet letters, letter formation, and more to use in your Cooking preschool theme.
Cookie Letters Sorting
This letter activity is perfect for hands on learning. Match the letters in 2 ways – all uppercase or for more advanced learners, you can match upper to lowercase.
Cupcake Letter Match
Complete these yummy treats by matching the lowercase letters to the cupcake base.
Sensory Writing Tray
Another easy sensory activity with colored rice. Use a spoon or your finger to trace the letters.
Cooking Shapes Activities for Preschool
Learning about shapes is a skill that helps kid in the future for classification. Here we get to practice shapes by sorting and creating different shapes.
Shapes Sorting Bakery
Now serving shapes! Grab your tongs and blocks to fill the muffin tins with the correct shapes.
Cookie Shapes Practice
Playdough is a great tool for working on fine motor strength. Form the shapes on each card and add the extra chips too.
More Cooking Crafts and Activities for Preschool
If you need an idea for the art center, circle time, or some fun additional cooking day activities, these Cooking crafts and printables are for you.
Layer Cake Color Patterns with Mil Lids
Patterns are important for learning what comes next.
Spin and Fill Color Cupcakes
Games always make for excellent learning opportunities. Plus you are practicing those fine motor skills when you add jumbo tweezers!
Chef Hat Preschool Name Craft
Every good chef needs their own hat!
Animal Cookie Graph & Sort
Graphing is another great tool to practice sorting and classification.
Whisk and Trace Patterns
Practice tracing and fine motor activity by following the lines with a dry erase marker, finger, playdough or mini kitchen tools.
Do you ever need something fast, no-prep, print-and-go for a sub or one of those super crazy preschool days?
These Cooking worksheets are the perfect last-minute fill-in for your lesson plans. They’re also a lot of fun for early finishers or for take-home packets.
Cooking Math Worksheets
These cooking worksheets cover a variety of early math skills. Teach kids shapes, counting, base 10, and number recognition with these fun math printables.
Cooking Literacy Worksheets
We are constantly working on early literacy in preschool. These Cooking literacy worksheets allow you to differentiate between a variety of learning levels. Younger preschoolers and pre-writers can start with the sorting whereas more advanced learners can work on letter sounds and letter tracing.
More Cooking Worksheets for Preschool
Some of the most important skills preschoolers learn are not math and literacy. With these cooking worksheets they can also practice fine motor skills, tracing and scissor skills.
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