Chocolate Chip Cookie School

Chocolate Chip Cookie School: Learn Cookie History. Then MAKE Cookie History.

What did it really take for that chocolate chip cookie to get into your hands? After all, it wasn't so long ago that the cookie did not exist! In the Chocolate Chip Cookie School, kids 8+ travel in time and space to discover the invention stories, happy accidents, hard work and history behind what made our favorite cookie possible. It's all about critical thinking through cookies. In Part 1, kids LEARN cookie history, exploring each chocolate chip cookie ingredient inking through cookies. In Part 1, kids LEARN cookie history, exploring each chocolate chip cookie ingredient as Cookie Detectives. Topics and challenges span history, idioms, inventions, baking science, food system changes, social science facts and even product design. In Part 2, kids have the chance to MAKE cookie history as Cookie Entrepreneurs. Assignments include finding a customer, researching what's behind cookie brands, then planning a bake sale or cookie business as a project-based team (or solo) activity. Kids will see how school comes in handy in the real world and how strong character skills can lead to amazing results — like inventing the most popular cookie in America. There's no limit to what our beloved cookie can teach! Designed for education:The book is full of original illustrations and formatted as 8 1/2 x 11, for easy writing and to inspire creativity. Printable worksheets and activities add to a learning experience that will stick with kids for a lifetime. read more