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Pizza, Pizza!

What looks like a wheel but is covered in cheese, sauce, and yummy toppings? You got it—pizza! Today is all about the tastiest circle around.

For Grown-Ups

What you’ll need

If you plan to make the French loaf pizza together, you’ll need:

  • 1 French bread loaf, cut in half lengthwise
  • Marinara sauce
  • Shredded mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • Whatever you like for toppings—pepperoni, sliced veggies, all your favorites!

Ask About Today

Do you like pizza? What’s your favorite topping?

Note to Grown-ups

Today’s CREATE activity includes an optional recipe to make together. (Grown-up participation required.) For independent play only, we recommend sticking to Play Doh pizza.

Explore

est. 15 min

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How Do You Make a Pizza?

Learn all about it with this episode of Ever Wonder? by Highlights Kids.

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Pizza the Musical

Elmo imagines a story all about pizza.

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The Pizza Problem

Julia and her family want a pizza with peppers. But their waiter, Grover, can’t remember what they ordered!

Create

est. 30 min

Play Doh Pizza Pie

Roll your dough in a ball, then stretch it out. Can you toss it in the air? Don’t forget to add toppings! Who’s coming to your pizza party?

Toolkit Materials:

French Loaf Pizza

Make a real pizza, but skip the dough!

Other Materials:

1 French bread loaf, cut in half lengthwise; marinara sauce; shredded mozzarella; 2 tablespoons melted butter; 1 teaspoon garlic powder; 1 tablespoon dried parsley; whatever you like for toppings—pepperoni, sliced veggies, all your favorites!

Adult Supervision Required

Grown-Ups

Follow this easy recipe from Bristol Mayo, dad-chef extraordinaire.

Kids

What are you putting on your pizza?

Read

est. 20 min

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Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party

You’re invited to Pete’s party. Enjoy this tasty story by Kimberly and James Dean.

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Arnie the Doughnut

What else can you eat that’s shaped like a wheel? A doughnut, of course! In this story by Laurie Keller, meet Arnie the Doughnut.

Move

est. 5 min

Pizza Dough Boogie

Dance along with this tasty song.

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