This activity has been revised and was originally created by Susan E. Edwards and published in the Perkins Activity and Resource Guide (1st edition, 1992). The second edition is available for purchase.
Meal preparation is an important life skill, and equally important is the ability to determine what is edible and what is not. With guidance, students can be responsible for selecting their own foods. This activity covers kitchen safety skills, meal planning, health awareness, problem solving and reasoning. Lessons include English Language Arts and Independent Living Skills.