Cooperation Soup/Cooperation Salad

Meal and snack preparation can be a good time to encourage cooperation skills.

  1. Let everybody help wash the fruits and vegetables.
  2. Children can peel things like bananas and use a dull plastic knife to slice soft fruits.
  3. Children can tear lettuce and spinach.
  4. Let them stir the soup or salad.
  5. Everybody gets to eat.
  • Soup Suggestions: carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, peas
  • Fruit Salad Suggestions: apples, bananas, oranges, melon
  • Vegetable Salad Suggestions: lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, celery
  • To be safe, an adult needs to peel and slice other fruits and vegetables.