Suggested HWB Experiences & Outcomes

  • I value the opportunities I am given to make friends and be part of a group in a range of situations. HWB 0-14a
  • I enjoy eating a diversity of foods in a range of social situations. HWB 0-29a

Suggested Learning Intentions

  • To experience the fun and enjoyment of eating with friends and in small groups.

Suggested Success Criteria (I can...)

  • Describe how eating with friends and peers makes me feel. HWB 0-14a
  • Show simple social skills when eating with others. HWB 0-29a
  • Match appropriate foods to different social situations. HWB 0-29a

Suggested Learning Experiences

  • Mind map all the different social situations where eating takes place – parties, dining table, picnic, school dinners, snack table, restaurants, family home etc.
  • Talk about a time they have shared and enjoyed eating with family/friends.
  • Share own experiences of eating with friends and family at home and on special occasions – what did they like about it, how did they feel?
  • Provide a range of social situations where the children can eat together eg. picnics, snacks, barbecues, parties, celebrations.
  • Introduce roles/responsibilities when playing in the role-play restaurant.
  • Arrange a picnic in the woods/outdoor area.
  • Have some photographs of children displaying good table manners when eating with others.
  • Help to set up a picnic, snack table for others to enjoy.
  • Design a display of images of different foods and children to sort/match to the correct occasion eg, turkey – Christmas, birthday cake – party etc.
  • Children could create own picture cards/sorting game.