Pumpkin Seeds: Use 1 cup of pumpkin seeds, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, and salt. You will need an oven, a large bowl, a large stirring spoon, a measuring spoon, a measuring cup, and a cookie sheet. Put the pumpkin seeds in the bowl and add the oil. Stir well. Spread on the cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with salt, cool, and eat!
There are also picture directions you can enlarge to do this activity with the whole class. The book also offers ways to send the cooking ideas home for the children to do with their parents. Such activities are not homework, they are bon a' petite!