Teach your preschooler what a baker does, through this pretend activity.
- White paper lunch bag
- Rolling pin
- Cookie cutters
- Prepared cookie dough (optional)
- Plastic knife (optional)
- Cookie sheet (optional)
- Give your child an apron and a white paper lunch bag to wear as a baker's hat.
- Have him use a rolling pin and cookie cutters to "bake" cookies, pies, and cakes out of playdough.
- 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.