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is for Baker
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> Baker theme crafts
Colors > White uniform, apron and hat
Shapes > Easy Shapes
Baker tube craft
Baker Number Two - Trace 2
Nov. 26th - National Cake Day
Nutrition > Grains
Other Skills >
*Scissor cutting practice
The activities are adaptable for
children 2 to 6 years old.
Note: There are four different crafts. Choose a craft that
is appropriate for the group size, age group and what best
meets your curriculum needs. Enjoy!
Activity #1 & #2: Introduction to
Community Helper: The Baker and present Letter B is for Baker
Review and present the baker and letter B.
Activity #3: Baker Crafts: Review links in the materials column. Instructions for crafts #1 and #2 below. Instructions for DLTK crafts at their web page links.
Craft #1: Easy Shapes
Baker's Hat - Ages 2+
Practice Shapes: Square & Circles, Scissor Cutting Skills
(3.5+), Counting, Small Motor Skills, Optional: Introduce
or Practice Letter Bb, Color: White
* In this activity
children will have fun practicing shapes: circles and square.
Print the Baker's
Hat Template with instructions. Print on white
construction paper or card stock. No coloring required.
Ahead of time cut strips of white paper 3" to 4"
tall to make head bands that are 22 to 24 inches long - the
assembled hat will be glued onto the headband. Hint: Two
bands cut on paper lengthwise is the right size, tape together.
You may want to cut out the small illustration and set next
to the child as a guideline of how the hat looks when assembled or
make a demonstration in a board or flannel board.
*The instructions will help you with shape, number and letter B
*Children and educator can wear the hat during the nursery rhyme
reading and other related activities.
Craft #2: Easy
Baker Hand Puppet or Stand-up Figure - Ages 2+
1. Print out this one puppet template for one child or
this two puppet template if many puppets are needed for a
larger group. Ideally print on sturdy paper:
construction or card stock in
a pastel color or light color such as yellow, pink, light
orange, so children can use white chalk, pastel or crayons to color
the baker's clothing
2. Distribute a cut-out to each child and provide chalk,
pastels or crayons (make sure there is white) Indicate that generally a baker's uniform and hat are
white, so. Suggest they use the white and color the other objects in the images any
color they want.
Practice Letter: You may want to write letter B or Baker on the
image prior to distributing, and motivate the children to trace the
To help with scissor cutting skills, cut roughly around leaving some
paper around and allow children to cut around the dotted
lines. Provide assistance as needed.
3. Glue or tape a Popsicle stick/craft stick or against a
toilet paper tube and the children can hold and use during the
reading of the nursery rhyme later.
Baking, nutrition (bread and grains), multicultural activities,
literacy and sequencing activity
Activity #5 > Literacy > Baking theme
Incorporate a literacy activity:
Nursery Rhymes > Pat-A-Cake
Fairy tales and folk tales >
* The Gingerbread
Man > A little old lady bakes a gingerbread man cookie.
* The Little Red Hen >
this folk tale takes children on a journey of the entire process of
planting wheat to the final product > baked bread or cake.
* white paper or card stock
* Optional: craft sticks, toilet paper tubes
* something to color with