Great green soup

The aim of this session is to help children understand that there are many different types of vegetable and that eating vegetables helps to keep us healthy. They will learn that soup is a dish which can be made from vegetables. The main activity, Have a go, involves the children helping to make a vegetable soup by washing and preparing a selection of different vegetables.

Learning

The aim of this session is for children to:

  • name a selection of different vegetables;
  • explain that eating vegetables helps to keep us healthy;
  • perform simple food skills safely with a focus on - washing vegetables, cutting with a table knife and cutting with scissors.

 You will need

  • Great green soup recipe and the ingredients and equipment listed on the recipe
  • Get ready to cook cards
  • Setting up a cooking session guide
  • Green vegetable bingo boards – cut out and laminated
  • 16 counters
  • Great green soup take home letter

Guide and resources

3 - 5 YR
Great green soup session plan

The guide for the Great green soup 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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multi-yr
Setting up a cooking session

A guide to support setting up a cooking session.

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3 - 5 YR
Green vegetable bingo boards

A set of green vegetable bingo boards.

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3 - 5 YR
Green green soup take home letter

A letter for parents/carers about the Green green soup session.

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