By working on a project together, children can practice impulse control, how to take turns, and how to negotiate space and materials.
By using recipes, children are learning to follow increasingly complex instructions. Recipe and process discussions also promote new words and terminology.
Recipe analysis helps them learn cause and effect and helps them engage in critical thinking.
Using the right amount of each ingredient helps them practice measuring skills.
Chopping, pouring, and stirring helps them with their fine motor skills.