This is a truly AMAZING way for your kiddo to make new friends, get creative, push their boundaries, have fun AND build skills to last a lifetime! BOOK NOW
Cook n Create founder Jess is a qualified and VASTLY experienced Food Technology/Food and nutrition teacher! If you want to know more about her click here to find out more about Jess
Jess has developed a series of sessions that cover a range of skills and build on one another over the 6 weeks. Your children will learn SO MUCH from Jess and after the 6 weeks their learning journey will be incredible. SOME of these amazing skills include:
Baking, whisking, creaming, aerating, beating, folding, making blended sauces, rubbing in technique, kneading, grating, rolling, blending, caramelizing, raw meat handling, health and safety, knife skills, slicing, dicing, claw, bridge, peeling etc the list really does go on and on!
When learning cooking skills we also build - gross motor skills. These include hand eye coordination, manual dexterity and safe handling of foods. Your child will also learn and enhance their fine motor skills through whisking, measuring, pouring, sifting, rolling, cutting etc.
Cooking classes build social skills. Children will be encouraged to work alone, in pairs, in groups and will be encouraged to be creative and share their ideas around and bounce ideas around the 'class'. Your child will learn about responsibility within group work, cooperation, and sharing. Cook n Create sessions are a safe and fun place to build confidence and self esteem in themselves, in a group environment and in the kitchen! Ever the high school teacher, Jess will always end a session with a fun plenary which consolidate learning in a fun way. It gives time for reflection of learning and helps to build a clear platform for further learning. CLICK HERE to see an example of Jess in action!
Numeracy, literacy and oracy are built during Cook n Create sessions. There are learning opportunities at every turn and Jess never misses them! Your child will learn to apply counting, fractions, division, sequencing, and problem solving. They will learn to follow clear instructions, add their individual creativity during the session and increase their vocabulary. They will do this whilst having FUN... We can't stress this enough!
Your child will also learn about chemistry and science in foods and how foods react and change. They will learn Geography through discussions around where foods come from, how they grow, They will learn cultural preferences and diets of people from around the world.
Jess has a 1st Class Honours Degree in Food, Nutrition and consumer sciences. The core of each session will be skill building, creativity and fun but Jess is VERY passionate about teaching children about health, nutrition and food groups (always pitched at your child's understanding level) and your child will build lifelong knowledge through having fun. This knowledge will help them make healthy choices and understand HOW to do so!
These sessions will be FUN FUN FUN! Click here to BOOK NOW
Sessions are run in a 6 week block. They will run 4pm - 5/5.30pm on:
Thursday - 29th October
Thursday - 5th November
Thursday - 12th November
Thursday - 19th November
Thursday - 26th November
Thursday - 3rd December
The cost for 6 sessions is $160 and this includes EVERYTHING you will need including ingredients, aprons, kit etc etc. Jess may ask you to bring a dish on one or two occasions so that you can prepare a meal/dish ready to serve hot to the family when you get home.
Jess suggests that the classes are suitable for 5 yrs (including 5) and up. Jess tailors all the sessions around your children and their abilities and ENSURES the younger ones get the support they need. If you want to discuss this further please feel free to reach out using the details below.
For further information about Cook n Create please feel free to call Jess on 0416028987 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spaces are limited. Click here to BOOK NOW
A note about COVID-19: Cook n Create takes Health, safety and hygiene VERY seriously. We adhere to all COVID GUIDELINES and your childs safety is our priority!
Please note guardians are required to stay with their child and supervise - please see our terms and conditions for more information terms and conditions
*If you or your child has ANY food allergies or intolerance's you must let us know*
**Cook n Create will require information about your child before sessions begin inc age, dietary requirements etc so the sessions are tailored accordingly**
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