Tasty toast

The aim of this session is to explore the importance of having something healthy to eat and drink every day for breakfast. The main activity, Have a go, involves selecting and adding a topping to toast. Children will taste different toppings, choose their favourites and prepare their own toast using these.


The aim of this session is for children to:

  • recall that they should have breakfast every day;
  • recognise that toast can be eaten at breakfast time;
  • taste and select food options to top their toast;
  • perform simple food skills, safely, e.g. spreading, arranging.

You will need

  • Tasty toast recipe and the ingredients and equipment listed on the recipe
  • Tasting guide
  • Setting up a cooking session guide
  • Get ready to cook cards - cut out and laminated
  • Small plates or kitchen paper
  • Breakfast pairs game x 2 copies, cut out and laminated
  • Tasty toast take home sheet

Guide and resources

3 - 5 YR
Tasty toast session plan

Leader's notes for the tasty toast session.

Tasting guide

A guide to support running a food tasting session.

Setting up a cooking session

A guide to support setting up a cooking session.

3 - 5 YR
Getting ready to cook cards

Five cards each illustrating a get ready to cook step.

3 - 5 YR
Breakfast pairs game

A card game involving matching breakfast images.

3 - 5 YR
Tasty toast take home sheet

A take home activity sheet to encourage children to have breakfast.

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