Lesson Plan: ⁣Sweet Adventures: Kids Explore the Fun of a Cotton Candy Maker!

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Lesson Plan: ⁣Sweet Adventures: Kids Explore the Fun of a Cotton Candy Maker!
Grade Levels: K-2

- To introduce students to the process of making cotton candy using a cotton candy maker.
- To promote sensory exploration and creativity through hands-on play.
- To develop fine motor skills through the manipulation of the cotton candy machine.

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.2: Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.G.A.2: Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.

- Cotton candy maker
- Cotton candy sugar or flavored floss sugar
- Paper cones or sticks for holding the cotton candy
- Various toppings or sprinkles (optional)


1. Introduction (10 minutes)
- Begin the lesson by discussing the concept of cotton candy and how it is made.
- Show pictures or videos of cotton candy machines and the process of spinning sugar into fluffy treats.

2. Cotton Candy Making (30 minutes)
- Demonstrate how to use the cotton candy maker, explaining the safety precautions and steps involved.
- Allow each student to have a turn operating the machine, under supervision, to create their own cotton candy.
- Encourage students to ask questions and discuss the process as they explore making cotton candy.

3. Sensory Exploration and Creativity (20 minutes)
- Provide various flavors of cotton candy sugar or flavored floss sugar for students to experiment with different colors and tastes.
- Encourage students to get creative by combining different flavors or adding optional toppings or sprinkles to their cotton candy.

4. Shape Recognition (10 minutes)
- Introduce different shapes (e.g., circle, triangle, square) and ask students to identify and name the shapes they see in the cotton candy they created.
- Reinforce shape recognition by having students point out shapes in their classmates' cotton candy creations.

5. Sharing and Reflection (10 minutes)
- Allow students to share their cotton candy creations with the class, promoting active listening and positive feedback.
- Facilitate a final reflection where students can discuss their experiences with the cotton candy maker and any new discoveries they made.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

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