Baking is an excellent opportunity to promote all kinds of learning. We look at Mathematics, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, sharing and turn taking and communication skills.
Physical development- Moving and handling- May be beginning to show preference for dominant hand.
Communication and language- Speaking- Uses language as a powerful means of widening contacts, sharing feelings, experiences and thoughts.
Personal, social and emotional development- Managing feelings and behaviour- Begins to accept the needs of others and can take turns and share resources, sometimes with support from others.
Characteristics of effective learning-
Active learning- Being involved and concentrating- Maintaining focus on their activity for a period of time.
Democracy- Everyone is treated equally and has equal rights