Tamariki love being involved in making kai. It provides opportunities for learning language, maths, and social skills. Make these super sandwiches or toast by cutting simple and fun shapes with biscuit cutters.

Why do it?

  • This activity appeals to young children because you get to eat what you make.
  • Home is the first learning place and the whānau are the first teachers a child has.
  • Involvement in family activities is the beginning of creativity and imaginative play.
  • It provides opportunities for language, maths and social learning.
a toast cut into different shapes
a toast cut into different shapes

How to do it

You’ll need: Your favourite bread, spreads or fillings, biscuit cutters or a knife.

  1. Make your toast or sandwiches as you normally would.
  2. Choose the biscuit cutter shapes you’d like to use.
  3. Use your cutters (or knife) to cut your toast or sammies into cool shapes. And ta-da! Supersammies and toast! Enjoy.

Using more te reo Māori

Te reo Māori English
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