Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Hamburger Helper visual Recipe

I love using these visual recipes with my students.  My students are totally capable of preparing something like this with a little bit of help.  I really want to do a lot more cooking in my classroom this year.   They all LOVE to cook!  I am always surprised and saddened on how many of my students don't get the opportunity at home to cook.  Here is a basic recipe for hamburger helper.   This will not work for all varieties  and I did not put amounts of each ingredient, as each box was a little different.  Do you cook with your students?  What kinds of thigs are fun and easy to cook in the classroom?  I will give away this recipe card to the first 5 people who comment below.  Be sure to leave your email address!

5 comments:

  1. I have just come across your blog...after stumbling across it from a Pinterest link.
    I teach a Life Skills class in a middle school in New Jersey. I am so excited to see your blog and teacher store. I have been doing this for 8 years and have had trouble connecting people in the same type of position.
    We cook on a weekly basis and I often use self-created illustrated recipes. But my favorite resource are the Cooking 2 Learn binders. They combine life skills, math skills, and literary skills. I have recently started making Power Point presentations to accompany the recipes (with larger print and real life photographs).
    This year we have cooked one-eyed toast, cinnamon rolls, s'mores, mac and cheese, and raspberry twists. We will be making "mummy" dogs this week to get into the Halloween spirit.

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  2. Just found your blog off pinterest. You have great stuff. I teach a middle school life skills class also and love your ideas. This is my first year so I need all the help I can get. One thing my students have loved cooking were nachos and mac and cheese. I will be a frequent visitor here, that's for sure!

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    1. Forgot my email. brandev@usd361.org Thank you!

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  3. My students love to cook, We recently made tacos, Surprisingly many of the students did not know how to make them. Soon we will be baking bread and pizza poppers.
    casajoda@gmail.com

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  4. Mine love to cook too! I only have a hot pad and an electric skillet to use for cooking which is such a bummer! My kids are all over 18 and I am surprised how many of them have never even cooked a pancake when they come to me.

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