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North Channel
  1. Daily Tasks
  2. Food

Story Books

  1. Mean Soup
    • Betsy Everitt
    Horace's mother cheers him up after a lousy day by letting him help add "special ingredients" to her soup recipe. Great anger management for preschoolers!
  2. Cook It!
    • Georgie Birkett
    What shall we cook? Simple text and colorful pictures describe first steps from play to helping out in the kitchen.
  3. Pancakes
    • Eric Carle
    Jack helps his mom make pancakes for breakfast starting with the wheat and ending with strawberry jam on top! Wonderful collage illustrations.
  4. Bee-bim Bop!
    • Linda Sue Park
    A child, eager for a favorite meal, helps with the shopping, food preparation, and table setting.

Story Songs

  1. Five Little Cupcakes

    Five Little Cupcakes (Tune: “Five Little Ducks”)

    Down around the corner at the bakery shop, (Hold up 5 fingers.)
    Five little cupcakes with sprinkles on top.
    Along came (child’s name) with a penny one day.
    He/she bought a cupcake and took it away. (Put down 1 finger.)

    Make paper cupcakes and choose five children to hold them. Pass out pennies to five other children. As their name is sung in the song, children give a penny in exchange for the cupcake.


Chef's Hat Craft
*A small white garbage bag may be used instead of tissue paper.