Fantastic fish

The aim of this session is to help children understand that are lots of different types of fish which can be used to make a variety of dishes. The main activity, Have a go, involves learning how to prepare a simple dish called Splendid seaside salad, based on a prawn cocktail. The Consolidate activity involves children ‘fishing’ to catch fish for different dishes.

Learning

The aim of this session is for children to:

  • recall the names of a selection different of fish and dishes made with fish;
  • explain that we should eat fish twice a week;
  • perform simple food skills safely with a focus on mixing, dividing and spooning.

You will need

  • Splendid seaside salad recipe and the ingredients and equipment listed
  • Setting up a cooking session guide
  • Get ready to cook cards
  • Fish dish cards – cut out and laminated
  • Fish photographs – cut out and laminated
  • Fish label - cut out and laminated
  • Fish dish game boards – cut out and laminated
  • Fantastic fish take home letter

Guide and resources

3 - 5 YR
Fantastic fish session plan

The guide for the Fantastic fish session.

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Setting up a cooking session

A guide to support setting up a cooking session.

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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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3 - 5 YR
Fish dish cards

A set of cards showing different fish dishes.

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3 - 5 YR
Fish photographs

A set of photographs of fish.

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3 - 5 YR
Fish labels

A set of fish name labels.

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3 - 5 YR
Fish dish game

A fish dish board game.

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3 - 5 YR
Fantastic fish take home letter

A letter for parents/carers about the Fantastic fish session.

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