Do you like watching Junior Master Chef with your kids? Do you guys enjoy cooking together as a family? Do you have plenty of pretend food and cooking toys lying around at home? If yes, this printable pack is perfect for you.

Help your child or students explore the idea of starting their own restaurant or cafe with these fun printable worksheets. From creating their own recipes to designing merchandise, this pack will keep your budding culinary entrepreneur busy for hours on end.

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 2-3 hours, Items Needed: Colouring and writing pencils

In this activity, your child will learn how to create new recipes, plan a cafe menu, manage the branding, design the floor plan for a cafe.

It will help your child or student:

  • Exercise their culinary imagination by identifying and mixing different ingredients to visualise and develop new recipes.
  • Develop their artistic and creative skills by designing the cafe logo, signage, merchandise and coming up with the overall cafe concept.
  • Train their spatial awareness through visualising and experimenting with furniture and equipment placements when developing the cafe floor plan.

Bon appétit!

Classroom Resources

Simple steps to start:

  • Research different types of cuisines and discuss with your child or student which one would be the best for his/her cafe.

Here's a fascinating video about different cuisines around the world. It showcases what school lunches look like in more than 20 countries.

  • Go to your child's favourite restaurant or cafe and take a look at the menu, branding and restaurant floor plan.
  • Start working on the printable worksheets.

Here are some additional videos and links to make your activity better:

Here's a highly impressive three week project-based learning activity where elementary school students (5th grade) collaborate to design a restaurant. It's a pretty long video (30 minutes +) but definitely worth a watch if you're keen on extending the activity.

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 10 printable food challenge sheets with prompts for your child to design and write about their interest in cooking.

  • 1 cafe/restaurant concept creation sheet
  • 5 different types of recipe creation sheets
  • 1 menu creation sheet
  • 1 cafe/restaurant logo and signage creation sheet
  • 1 cafe/restaurant merchandise design sheet
  • 1 cafe/restaurant floor plan design sheet

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