Be the Cook
Create a favorite sandwich and transform letters into delicious treats.
Each letter brick represents an ingredient
Think of a sandwich you want to eat.
Search the alphabetical base plate for the first letters of each ingredient in your sandwich
Build your sandwich on your base plate
How to prepare
2 base plates
All letter bricks
Prepare one of the base plates alphabetically for ease in finding letter bricks.
Suggest “Imagine you are ordering your favorite sandwich in a fun restaurant”
Ask “How did you stack your sandwich? In a pile? Flat on the baseplate?”
Offer sandwich ideas “s’mores: “G” for graham, “C” for chocolate, “M” for marshmallow”
Use letter bricks to represent a story: “L” for lake, “T” for trees, “H” for house
Determine bricks are food items at the supermarket or clothes in a chest of drawers.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Tell, express, analyse: Explain how to operate in a realization situation: by stating a few key words describing actions
- Retell or create simple stories
- Discuss personal likes and dislikes
- Engage in game, pretend play activities, verbal play with peers
- Learn through action, observation, analysis of personal action and observed activity: Learn to preplan actions
Did you know?
Children learn more when they are actively engaged as opposed to passive, when activities are meaningful to them and when they learn together with others.
When playing in an imaginary store, children use mathematical abilities and oral language skills.
Braille activity groups
Learn braille letters, numbers, mathematic symbols and punctuation signs and know how to read and write them.
Assemble characters brick by brick and play with words in order to develop the ability to read and write.
Assemble characters, play with numbers and develop the ability to do basic mathematics and geometry.