Cooking

Teachers' Guide

This is the main guide for Cooking and food skills for children aged 5-8 years.

Key Fact 1

There is a variety of ingredients that can be used for cooking.

Key Fact 2

There are lots of different pieces of equipment used in cooking, some of which have special jobs.

Key Fact 3

There are a number of basic food skills which enable us to cook a variety of dishes.

Key Fact 4

It is important to store, prepare and cook food safely and hygienically.

Key Fact 5

When planning to cook, we need to consider the time of day, person and occasion.

Video downloads - Peel, chop and grate

See how to prepare fruit and vegetables safely.

Video downloads - Cool creations

See how to make some recipes that do not need any cooking!

Video downloads - Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Video downloads - Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Cool creations

Non-cook recipes for the primary school classroom.

Hot and happening

Recipes that involve the use of the grill or hob.

Brilliant baking

Baking recipes for the primary classroom.

Videos: Peel, chop and grate

See how to prepare fruit and vegetables safely.

Videos: Cool creations

See how to make some recipes that do not need any cooking!

Videos: Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Videos: Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Welcome to the Cooking and food skills module for children aged 5-8 years. This module supports primary school children learning about food preparation and cooking and is comprised of a comprehensive Teachers' Guide and five Key Facts:

Key Fact 1 - There is a variety of ingredients that can be used for cooking;

Key Fact 2 - There are lots of different pieces of equipment used in cooking, some of which have special jobs;

Key Fact 3 - There are a number of basic food skills which enable us to cook a variety of dishes;

Key Fact 4 - It is important to store, prepare and cook food safely and hygienically; 

Key Fact 5 - When planning to cook, we need to consider the time of day, person and occasion.

 

This module also features 28 exciting videos which show food skills being demonstrated and recipes being made. These are supported by easy-to-follow recipes and teacher guidance:

Peel chop and grate - video downloads and videos

Cool creations - video downloads, videos and recipes   

Hot and happening - video downloads, videos and recipes

Brilliant baking - video downloads, videos and recipes   

Last reviewed: 14/06/2011

Next review date: 01/10/2013