Updated: Dec 8, 2020
2 Hours of fun-filled Chinese cuisine themed preschool worksheets with lots of learning objectives
Ni Hao! Hello! We're so happy to share our latest preschool Piqolo Pack. In this edition, we bring to you fun-filled activities based on a wonderfully vibrant Eastern cuisine... Chinese food! We hope that this pack will help kick off a deeper and longer conversation with your children about Chinese history, culture and its presence in your own community.
Use this opportunity to also help them learn more about nutrition and the ingredients used 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.
4 to 6 years old
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 Pencil
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
17 piece cutouts (printable version only)
24 printable full coloured cue cards
1 recipe with shopping list
10 fun facts about Chinese food and culture
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Word Family Reunion Dinner: Language - Learn about the different word families in words commonly used in the Chinese Reunion Dinner.
Coupling Dumplings: Cognition - Fun game involving baskets of dim sum to improve memory and help with matching.
Dim Sum It Up: Math - Basic addition concepts using number bonds represented by baskets of baos.
Wok This Way: Math - Basic subtraction concepts using common Chinese cooking ingredients.
Pick Up Sticks: Cognition - Group the colourful chopsticks in matching pairs.
It’s Par-Tea Time: General Knowledge - Find out about the different Chinese teas.
Boss of the Sauce: Math - Learn about comparatives and superlatives by comparing common Chinese cooking condiments.
Piece of Mooncake: Math - Learn about simple fractions using this yummy Chinese pastry.
I’m On A (Spring) Roll : Spelling - Find the beginning letters for simple Chinese cooking ingredients.
In A Chinese Kitchen: Cognition - Learn about traditional Chinese cooking ingredients in an spot the "odd one out" activity.
On the Menu Today: Creativity - Learn about Chinese writing and how it's evolved over time. Colour the character for the word "fish".
Tale of an Oyster Pail: Creativity - Let you child express his/her creativity by designing their own Chinese take-away container.
Lil Cooking Class: Practical Life Skills - Mrs Chan's Sticky Potstickers recipe helps your child learn the basics of preparing traditional Chinese dumplings. There is a 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.
Journey of 1000 Miles: 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.