Updated: Dec 8, 2020
2 Hours of wonderful German cuisine themed activities with lots of learning objectives
Guten Tag! Wie geht es dir? We're delighted to share our latest Piqolo Pack. In this edition, we bring to you a fun educational pack based on the rustic and tasty European cuisine of... Germany! We hope that this pack will help your children develop a deeper interest about German culture and how their wonderful cuisine has spread across the globe... from bratwursts to gummy bears!
Use this opportunity to also help them learn more about nutrition and the similar ingredients used in German cooking that you can find in your own household.
This pack comes in both printable and interactive digital versions. Some parental guidance would make the activities more meaningful for the child. The digital version can be used as a self-checking tool for some of the activities. This provides more autonomy for the child during his or her learning journey.
Also, did we mention? It's FREE!
4 to 6 years old
English Letters and Words Practiced: school, cool, enjoy, toy, snack, pack, milestone, cone, beginning sounds a, b, ch, p
Math Practised: Addition of up to 15, Counting and subtraction from 20
Estimated activity time
1 to 2.5 hours depending on child’s age and interest level. An average of 15 minutes per activity depending on activity type and child’s age
Interactive Digital PDF for iPad/Apple PencilPrintable PDF The interactive version can be used directly on the iPad and is clickable allowing users to reveal the correct answers (self-checking mechanism). It is fully coloured while the printable version is mostly in black and white to make it printer friendly.
The interactive version can be used via the Apple Books app on the following devices: iPad Pro 11-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad (6th generation)
1 instruction manual
13 activity sheets
12 piece cutouts (printable version only)
21 printable full coloured cue cards
1 recipe with shopping list
11 fun facts about German food and culture
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My First School Cone: Language and Phonics - Learn four different pairs of word family sounds.
Bavarian Brekkie: Cognition - Fun game involving different types of Bavarian dishes to improve memory and help with matching.
From Brat to Wurst: Math - Add up the number of sausages by counting. One can also visually estimate the number.
Twist and Tout: Math - Read the order sheet and subtract the number of pretzels needed to fulfill the day’s order and find out how much is left over
Muster The Mustard: Cognition - Differentiate between small details such as mustard tube and bottle cap colours and label colours to match them.
Snap, Snizzle and Pop: Cognition - Learn logical thinking and sequencing by numbering the steps to make German Schnitzel.
Piece of Kuchen: Cognition - Choose the German dessert that is behind the blinds. Use key matching characteristics of objects to identify the matching object.
Sausage See Saw: Math - Learn concept of measurement by comparing between different sized sausages
Gummy Beary Fun : Language - Learn sight words by reading them off cute gummy bears and clicking on bears with the same sight words.
Out Of Sauerkraut: Cognition - Recognise patterns and choose the correct German ingredients to complete the patterns.
An Apfel A Day: Language - Practice beginning sounds and choose the correct German fruit.
Start A German Tradition: Creativity - Let your child express his/her creativity by designing their own school cone.
Lil Cooking Class: Practical Life Skills - is yum and fun. Make it with your child to help them appreciate German cuisine. There is an ingredient list attached to the recipe which serves as a handy checklist when going grocery shopping. The symbols will make searching for the ingredient easier for the child.
I Am A One Of A Kind Wunderkind: Self-mastery - This weekly journal teaches your child autonomy and responsibility over their own learning journey. Everyday, they can write down (with help for younger kids) what they have learnt over the week and colour/collect the badges to symbolise the end of the learning day.