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Day 78 Check In

***Please click on the YouTube link below to see today's story and songs.*** 

Dear Parents,

Hello on Day 78!   As I have mentioned in previous emails, my daughter loves to bake.  I, on the other hand, prefer to cook.  Since I am 100% Italian, can you guess what kind of food I enjoy preparing the most?  I also love to peruse Pinterest looking for new and fun recipes to try.

Cooking can provide an opportunity to strengthen the home-school connection in an authentic way.  Traditions, celebrations, and culture can be shared through food.

Here are some of the benefits of cooking with children:

  • Cooking provides a hands on way to introduce mathematical concepts to children.  These include estimating, measuring, counting, and sequencing.

  • Cooking helps to develop oral language skills when new vocabulary is learned and applies.  

  • Cooking allows children to make new connections with each other and build relationships in a different context.

  • Cooking develops motor skills.  Chopping, mixing, kneading, and stirring improves motor skillsand coordination.

  • Cooking develops self esteem.  Being able to serve food to friends and family that they prepared is a powerful experience.

Many of our teachers include cooking in their lesson plans.  Not only is cooking a wonderful way to learn;  Cooking is fun!  It makes for happy memories for children to look back on.     

I saw this on a Good Morning Steals and Deals.  They are trying to support small businesses during this difficult time.  I decided to buy it.  My daughter and I enjoyed making some delicious homemade Mozzarella. 

Mini Pizzas


*1 (16 oz) can Pillsbury Grands refrigerated biscuits *Pizza Sauce *Shredded Mozzarella Cheese *Pepperoni or other toppings you wish


  1. Preheat oven to 375 Degrees.

  2. Press each biscuit into a 6-inch round.  Place on a greased cookie sheet.

  3. Top each round with pizza sauce, cheese, and pepperoni (toppings). 

  4. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes until bottoms are a deep golden brown and cheese is bubbly. 

  5. Enjoy!

***Please click on the following YouTube link to hear our story of the day. Today, we are reading 

Mrs. Wright looks forward to seeing you all then.***

June 2, 2020

***For today's activities, you can make a yummy looking pizza.  We also have a chef hat for you to decorate.***

Please know, that you all in my thoughts and prayers.  If you need anything at all, please do not hesitate to contact me!  Big squeezes to you all! 

Thank You


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