Teddy bears’ picnic: Food, glorious food

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By Sharon Campbellearly years practitioner, after-school club manager and freelance writer

You can’t have a teddy bears’ picnic without any food! Enjoy these fun activities that focus on picnic food to develop writing skills, quantity and shape recognition

Food, glorious food

1 Shopping list

Make a list of food that you will need for a picnic

EYFS Area of learning > Literacy > Writing

What you need

Group size: small groups.

Paper; pencils; pretend food; examples of shopping lists; whiteboard.

What to do

Talk to the children about their favourite foods and ask why they like them. Discuss with the children the type of foods they might take on a teddy bears’ picnic. What do they think a teddy bear’s favourite sandwich filling is? As the children give their ideas, write them on the whiteboard.

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