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Cucumber Stacks – Preschool


Children learn how to make their own snack and through a hands on cooking experience gain motivation to try a new vegetable. Children learn about kitchen utensils and how to use them to make a specific recipe.

Need to Prepare

  • Paper plates, plastic plates, or cutting boards (one per child)
  • Small paper bowls or cups (one per child)
  • Plastic knives (one per child)
  • Simple shaped cookie cutter (five or six for a class of 20)
  • Slices of bread (one per child)
  • Local cucumbers (one slice per child)
  • Cream cheese or hummus

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