Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Pumpkin Puffs

  1. Download the Pumpkin Puff recipe for this activity. You will need a toaster oven, mini-muffin tisns and cups, measuring equipment, and the listed ingredients.
  2. List the steps out individually and have your kids follow them one by one. The recipe is designed for 2 mini-muffins per kid.
  3. They will get practice measuring and will learn about cooking.
  4. After enough kids have gone to fill up one tin, bake them and work on another tin with other students.
  5. They will love them!

More Center Focus Ideas

What Do You Picture
Spinner Probability
Historical Perspective
Does It Measure Up?
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
Hurricane by David Weisner
What Happens to the Paper?
Inclined to Slide
Money Del Mundo
Complete the Story
What is the Moral?
Compare the Cookies
Exaggeration In Stories
A Family Quilt
Different Perspectives on Columbus
Block Volume
Letter to an Author
Create a Collage
American Anthems
New Year’s Resolutions
The Medal Winners
Dough Dreidel
How Does Soap Affect Bubbles?
What Weighs More?
Egg Volume
Balloon Rocket
Dancin’ Raisins
Unscramble the Words
Spring Into Science
Cinquain
Chalk Drawings
Hackey Sack
Discover Pi
Candy Heart Count
Valentine Flower Pots
The Gymnastics Incident
If I Were President...
Surf the World
Inch By Inch Map
Ice Insulation
Biographical Data Organization
Easter Egg Contest
Crooked vs. Straight
Combinations
Back to Back
Sleepy Hollow
Does Warm Water Rise Too?
Popping Popcorn
Political Debate about Celebration of Columbus Day
Totem Pole