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Cupcake Mania

This activity is a fun way to get students to explain certain module/subject-specific words to the rest of the group or to make connections and links. This activity obviously requires a little more planning, and will involve baking cupcakes (recipes for which can easily be found on the internet) as well as icing the cupcakes with the chosen words/topics!

To prepare the Leader will need to identify difficult key words or concepts which, if the students can explain them correctly means they can eat the relevant cupcake!  

As an extension, students could be encouraged to create links of cupcakes (e.g. Life Science Leaders made cupcakes (iced with ‘proteins’) and encouraged students in the group to combine the cupcakes into an amino acid chain!)