Pretend Bakery

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Teach your preschooler what a baker does, through this pretend activity.


Materials

  • Aprons
  • White paper lunch bag
  • Rolling pin
  • Cookie cutters
  • Playdough
  • Prepared cookie dough (optional)
  • Plastic knife (optional)
  • Cookie sheet (optional)

Directions

  1. Give your child an apron and a white paper lunch bag to wear as a baker's hat.
  2. Have him use a rolling pin and cookie cutters to "bake" cookies, pies, and cakes out of playdough.
  3. Or use a roll of prepared cookie dough: Give your child a plastic knife, have him slice off cookies, and place them on a cookie sheet for real baking.

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