How To Make A Lemonade Lesson Plan for Kindergarten Example Students

Topic: How to make a lemonade

Objectives & Outcomes

  • By the end of this activity, the children will be able to understand the process of making a lemonade and be able to apply the knowledge to make their own lemonade juice.


  • Fresh lemons
  • Ice cubes
  • Water
  • Granulated sugar
  • Jello cups or small cups
  • Spoons


  • Show the children a lemon and ask them if they have seen one before. Ask them to describe what it looks like and how it tastes.
  • Ask the children if they have ever had lemonade before and if so, where did they have it and what did it taste like.

Direct Instruction

  • Explain to the children that they are going to make lemonade using real lemons.
  • Show the children how to squeeze the lemons to get the juice out.
  • Explain that the lemon juice needs to be mixed with water and sugar to make lemonade.
  • Demonstrate how to mix the ingredients together in a pitcher or bowl.

Guided Practice

  • Have the children work with a partner to help them squeeze the lemons and mix the ingredients together.
  • Monitor the children closely to make sure they are following directions and mixing the ingredients correctly.

Independent Practice

  • Have the children pour the lemonade mixture into glasses and add some ice cubes.
  • Have the children decorate their lemonade glasses with fruit slices and serve to their friends.


  • Encourage the children to try the lemonade and give their feedback.
  • Ask the children to share what they learned about making lemonade today.


  • Observe the children as they work to make their own lemonade and give them feedback.
  • Listen to the children as they share their thoughts about the lesson and what they learned.

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