Lunchtime Learning Plans
Transform lunchtimes into valuable learning opportunities through lunchtime learning plans. Help children build on essential skills and knowledge through everyday experiences as they explore the wonder of food and the world around them.
Transform lunchtimes into valuable learning opportunities by incorporating simple and engaging activities into your lunchtime routine.
Whilst lunchtime is often seen as a break from the day’s activities, we can transform this daily occurrence into a valuable learning experiences, building on essential skills and knowledge.
This pack provides a ‘feast’ of ideas to Make Mealtimes Meaningful, helping children to develop a love of learning through everyday experiences as they explore the wonder of food and world around them.
Tuck into these Lunchtime Learning Plans for ideas to:
🍴Encourage Table Manners
➕Develop Numeracy Skills and Explore Mathmatical Concepts
📕Enhance Literacy Skills and Develop a Love for Stories
💬Stimulate Conversation and Social Interaction
🤚🏽Encourage Sensory Exploration
🔬Explore Scientific Concepts
🍏Learn about Healthy Choices
🎲and use Games to expand learning further and make lunchtime FUN!
Food Group Posters
Learn about the main food groups, what types of food belong in each group and why our bodies need them to grow and stay healthy.
Food Picture and Name Cards
Recognise different foods, build on vocabulary skills and use sets of cards to play games and further enhance learning.
Food Bingo Cards
Play a fun food bingo game together and answer the food quiz questions.
(May be used alongside the Food Picture and Name Cards – 5 sets of bingo picture cards and 5 sets of bingo word cards are provided)
My Favourite Meal colouring sheet
Let children draw you their favourite meal.
My Lunchtime Placemat worksheet
Allow children to express themselves through creating a personalised lunchtime placemat.
Laminate if desired to use again and again. (Laminating materials are not included)
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All resources in this pack are provided as PDF files and are not editable.
Please note that parts of this resource require to be printed and self assembled. For best results MindingKids recommends that you laminate cards for improved durability. Laminating materials are not included.