Eating and sharing

This area supports pupil understanding about eating and sharing food and drink.

This learning area, which is one of the four created to support pupils develop skills for independent living, supports teaching and learning around eating and sharing food and drink.

This area looks at everything that surrounds eating a meal, including serving and enjoying the food and washing up and tidying away afterwards.

To support learning, the following is available:

  • a teachers' guide, with activity ideas;
  • stimulus materials and worksheets.
Independent living teachers' guide

A teacher's guide to support teaching and learning around developing skills for independent living.

Eating social story

A social story presentation around eating and sharing food together.

Washing hands

A presentation around washing and drying hands.

Where are we eating?

An activity about the different places we have food and drink.

Setting the table step by step

A worksheet around the different steps to set a table ready for a meal.

Setting the table

An activity around setting the table.

These resources, to support the development of skills for independent living, meet the Guidelines for producers and users of school education resources about food.

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