This bread activity pack has been designed to support the teaching and learning around ‘bread’, its history, production and uses. Bread is a staple food that is eaten throughout the world and is used in schools as a context for learning.
This activity pack includes:
- The history of bread production
- A world without flour
- Basic bread making
- Our daily bread game
- Uses of dough for other dishes
- Super sandwich session
- Be a baker challenge
- Let's get cooking
- Explore wheat
Click here for the Teacher's guide.
This section looks at the history, traditions and modern production.
This section looks at the types of bread and the basic bread making steps.
A presentation looking at baking bread.
A card activity looking at baking bread.
A card activity looking different bread.
A worksheet looking the nutritional composition of bread.
A presentation looking bread traditions around the world.
A presentation looking at different types of flour.
This section looks at choosing ingredients for a sandwich.
There’s a huge range of recipes on the Food – a fact of life website - https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/recipes/.
Recipes can be filtered by age, complexity, time, food skill, cooking method (e.g. baking) and food commodity (e.g. cereals, like flour).
Organise cooking sessions for your pupils, demonstrating how fibre can be increased. For example, why not bake different types of bread?
Resources to support learning around cooking are also available, including materials about different types of ingredients and equipment, as well as food hygiene and safety:
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