Home Economics Teacher Resources

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Food Business - PreK - 1st Grade

For Parents Pre-K - 1st
Are your recipes good enough to sell? Start a journey in entrepreneurship by engaging your mini chef in money and business lessons.
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Recipes - Pre K - 1st Grade

For Students Pre-K - 1st
More time inside means more opportunities to make some fun recipes with your kids! Gain a healthy lifestyle and a lifetime of memories.
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Child Nutrition Unit

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How much fun can you have teaching adolescents about nutrition? Try taking them to work with preschoolers for an hour! This 4-day mini-unit about the importance of nutrition early in life culminates with a field trip. It was written for...
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Cooking Skills: Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the microwave, boiling water for pasta, and using a knife to make a sandwich are all independent living skills. Prepare your special needs students for life by having them prepare three easy-to-cook items. Each skill is laid out as...
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Cooking Dinner (Thanksgiving)

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
American traditions of Thanksgiving come to life through culinary activities. Young chefs practice cooking a turkey and setting a table for a Thanksgiving family feast. They use math and reading skills to follow directions and measure...
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Now, We’re Cooking!

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Practice nutritional cooking with a collection of fun meal preparation lessons. Each lesson includes a focus, objective, collaborative activity, and recipe to culminate what young cooks have learned about healthy eating.
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See 'n Sew: Fun Sewing Projects

For Teachers 4th - 12th
This is a fantastic guide to conducting sewing projects with beginners, complete with reference and worksheets, assessments, patterns for projects, and clear instructions for the teacher. It's an all-in-one resource! 
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Basic Cooking Principles

For Students 6th - 8th
In this home economics worksheet, students find the terms that are related to the subject of cooking. The answers are found when clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Hey Good Lookin', Whatchya Got Cookin'?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
What better way to explore working with fractions then by using them when cooking? In this instructional activity, young scholars use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of...
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Sewing Unit (Textiles)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get out that sewing machine it's time for a textile project. The class learns how to use a sewing machine, read a pattern, and create a simple article of clothing. They identify the sewing machine parts, use an iron, and think about...
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Cooking Skills Using Self-Prompting

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Prepare three different simple meals with your special needs class to prepare them for an independent life. They watch a video of a person preparing three different meals, they pause the video, complete the steps, then push play when...
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The Basics of Sewing

For Students 6th - 12th
This resource is a stitch. Kids learn the basics of hand and machine sewing, how to sew on buttons, how to construct and repair clothing, and how to use patterns to create decorative ornaments.
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Cooking Up Something Good

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare and convert units of measurement within the United States customary system and within the metric system by baking cookies. Students discuss how to double the cookie recipe, how to make only half of the recipe,...
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Seam Allowances and Reading Measuring Tapes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Homemade clothes are so fun to wear, and they are also fun to make! Have young tailors sew seam allowances using a measuring tape to the nearest 1/8th inch. The lesson includes three related docs and includes those all-important...
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Pizza Sticks

For Students 9th - 12th
Kids won't just follow a recipe to increase their cooking ability, they'll use it to locate information in a text. They read the simple recipe, then use information from the recipe to fill in the blanks in a story that shows one person...
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Ham and Cheese Puffs

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A simple cooking recipe can become an entire lesson when you have your class discuss following directions, measuring, and basic cooking skills. Intended for a special education audience, this simple dish can help build basic independent...
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Souper Wheelies: Recipe Activity

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Your special education class can use this simple recipe for more than just cooking. They'll find correctly spelled words, put words from the recipe in ABC order, circle the correct measurement, and identify items that are in recipe by...
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Cars and Loans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every high schooler in your class probably wants to own his or her own car, but what has to happen before those wheels peel out of the dealership? Four lessons in a home economics lesson guide learners through the process of shopping for...
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Sewing

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words related to the concept of sewing and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Children Cooking at Home: Developing Opinions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Excerpts from a New York Times article about children cooking dinner for their family can lead learners to express opinions about taking on real life responsibilities. The story will prompt discussion, but add more questions directed at...
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Highlights - Better Than Ever

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this sewing themed worksheet students will read a passage about patching a hole in a pair of jeans with where they need to read 21 sewing related words by looking at a picture next to each word.
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Advanced Measuring - The "Prequel"

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Drill your cooking class with the use of equivalent measurements using a variety of methods. Included are two different equivalent games, worksheets, a PowerPoint, and a recipe to scale. Use them all, or browse the associated resources...
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Cooking Matters: For Chefs and Kids

For Teachers K - 8th
Get your scholars cooking with a collection of activities that pairs the class to a community chef, promotes healthy snacking and drinking, and explores fruits and vegetables. Lower elementary learners create vegetable super heroes,...
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Photo Quilt Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build creative thinking and organization skills with a beautiful quilting project. Young photographers use a digital camera and computer to create photo transfers, which they will use to create a photo quilt square. They sew or embroider...