Korean pop or K-pop culture has truly become a global phenomenon. With BTS being the first ever Korean pop act to receive a Grammy nomination (and speaking at both the UN and White House) and Parasite being the first Korean language movie to win an Academy award, this global K-pop wave looks unstoppable and continues to grow in popularity.

The world's fascination with K-pop is also helping to drive interest in Korean culinary culture and cuisine. It's no surprise that Korean-style fried chicken and barbecue restaurants are popping up across major cities around the world. Our exploration of this wonderful cuisine has just begun.

This creative printable activity honours one of Korea's most popular and famous rice dishes, the Bibimbap! Let's tuck in!

Printable & Activity Objectives

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Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Colouring pencils, a pair of scissors and a glue stick.

In this activity, your child will learn about the basics of Korean cuisine and one of its most iconic rice dishes, the Bibimbap. He/She will learn how to assemble a traditional Bibimbap through a cut & paste printable activity.

It will help your child or student:

  • Develop an openness to new food from another country and potentially cultivate interest in its history, language and cultural norms.

Let's find out more!


How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about Korean cuisine and its most popular dishes. Here's a comprehensive guide to the different types of food in South Korea. Note: Please be aware that there are some references to alcoholic beverages in the article below.  
Korean Food: 45 Dishes to Try in South Korea | Will Fly for Food
From traditional Korean food to street food, this South Korean food guide will show you the best Korean dishes to try on your next trip to Korea.

Here's a simple video about table etiquette and commonly found items in a Korean meal:

Here's a step by step instructional video to prepare homemade Bibimbap. IMPORTANT: Kids should never handle sharp kitchen tools and live fire cooking stoves without the supervision of adults.

  • Start working on your printables!

What's in the Printable Pack

This printable pack consists of 2 printable sheets for your child to colour, cut, arrange and paste a yummy bowl of Bibimbap. There is 1 coloured sheet to serve as a reference of the common components of a typical Bibimbap.

  • 1 coloured Bibimbap reference sheet
  • 1 printable "bowl of rice" Bibimbap sheet
  • 1 printable common components of a Bibimbap sheet

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