Reading level: Ages 3-7
Pages: 32 pages
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers(July 10, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN: 037581082X

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Dim Sum For Everyone!

What you can do after you finish the story!

Coloring Page
Print out a Dim Sum for Everyone! coloring page.
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Lesson Suggestion: Draw Your Heart's Desire
In the book, students learn that dim sum translates as "touches the heart" because customers can point and choose whichever dish their hearts desire. Have students draw or paint their favorite food on small paper plate. Afterwards, display the plates on a cart and let them "choose" what they want.

Lesson Suggestion: Community Connection
Explore the community you live in. What kind of cultures or nationalities exist where you live? Is there a Chinatown or a Little Italy? Find out what kind of food is prepared by other cultures and how they came about.

Lesson Suggestion: Dim Sum for You
Bring in various dim sum dishes from your local Chinese restaurant. How does it look to the students? Let them taste the dishes. Which one is their favorite and why?