This learning area, which is one of the nine developed to support pupils with additional needs, supports pupil understanding about choice, preferences and occasions.
- People eat different food, drinks and meals according to the time of day, who they are, where they live, their culture, their personal preferences, and the meal occasion.
- The type of food and drink people choose depends on their likes and dislikes.
- There are many different festivals and events which are celebrated with food and drink.
- All the senses are used for tasting food, helping people to make choices.
To support learning, the following is available:
- an introductory guide, with activity ideas;
- stimulus materials, recipes and worksheets.
An introductory guide to support pupils learning about choice, preference and occasions.
A presentation around choice, preferences and occasions.
A stimulus presentation showing food and drink eaten at different meal times.
A stimulus sheet of images showing different people eating different foods.
A stimulus presentation around different food eaten throughout the world.
A worksheet around food liked and disliked.
A4 sheets to print to help pupils explain if they like or dislike a food or drink.
Cards for pupils to use to help explain if they like or dislike a food or drink.
A worksheet around tasting food and showing what pupils think of it.
A recipe for raita adapted for pupils with additional needs.
A recipe for mince pies adapted for pupils with additional needs.
A recipe for English muffin pizzas adapted for pupils with additional needs.
A stimulus presentation around the senses used when tasting food and drink.
A worksheet around describing food and drink using simple tasting vocabulary.
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