On August 8, Johnson and Wales’ students visited the Demonstration School to help children cook their own pizza rolls and fruit pies. Cooking is not only a fun, engaging activity for children but one that has been used for years as an important teaching and development tool for all ages. Hands-on cooking activities help children develop pride and confidence in their skills and abilities, while also teaching them to follow directions and promoting self-regulation. Cooking inspires children’s curiosity, thinking, and problem-solving, and offers opportunities for them to understand and apply their knowledge of measuring, one-to-one correspondence, numbers, and counting. As they follow a recipe, children organize ingredients, follow a sequence, and carry out multiple directions