Delicious dips and dippers

The aim of this session is for children to learn about fruit and vegetable based snacks. In the main activity, Have a go, the children will learn that dips and dippers can be eaten as a healthy snack. They will learn how to make a simple dip with dippers and how to present the dish attractively.

Learning

The aim of this session is for children to:

  • recognise that fruit and vegetables can be eaten as a healthy snack;
  • perform simple food skills safely with a focus on cutting ingredients with scissors and mixing;
  • present a dish in an attractive way.

You will need:

  • Delicious dip recipe and the ingredients and equipment listed on the recipe
  • Setting up a cooking session guide
  • Fruit and vegetable snacks cards – cut out and laminated
  • Get ready to cook cards
  • Tasting guide
  • Delicious dips and dippers take home letter

Guide and resources

3 - 5 YR
Delicious dips and dippers session plan

Leader's notes for the delicious dips and dippers session.

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multi-yr
Setting up a cooking session

A guide to support setting up a cooking session.

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multi-yr
Fruit and vegetable snack cards

A selection of images of fruit and vegetables that could be eaten as snacks.

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3 - 5 YR
Get ready to cook cards

A set of cards about getting ready to cook.

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multi-yr
Tasting guide

A guide to support running a food tasting session.

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3 - 5 YR
Delicious dips and dippers take home sheet

A take home activity sheet to encourage children to help prepare a meal.

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