Making Coconut Ice Cream

The Butterflies explored using technology to cook by making ice cream.

The equipment they used supported them with learning life skills. 

The children took part in a risk assessment before accessing the hot plate. 

They talked about how to manage the risk and use it safely. 

The children followed instructions and a recipe carefully. 

Weighing and pouring out ingredients. 

Exploring weight and capacity. 

The texture of the ingredients changed as it was mixed together and heated. 

The children used vocabulary to discuss the change in state. 

When it was ready the children added it to the ice cream maker. 

patiently waiting and watching as it churned. 

When it was ready everyone added their toppings and tasted it.