The goal of this activity is to involve child in at least one family tradition surrounding food. Eating not required.
Growing My Skills
Shop and prepare traditional food. Child can participate in preparation or not.
Prepare a short story involving food prepared using pictures, social stories, verbal stories or printed books. Encourage child to sit for at least 3 pages of the story, referring to the physical food in front of them.
TIP: to encourage participation with the book and the food, ask your child to “point to (food)” in the story and “point to (food) on table” modeling the action for them.
TIP: Encourage your child to act out the story in front of them using the physical food.