Pizza Party

Nanzaro’s class is having a Pizza Party just prior to the Winter break. This is another fun project for the class. The students got to make pizza all by themselves. The class is divided in groups of five and they made the pizza from scratch, from making the dough and choosing their own toppings.


The class had so much fun doing this project. It’s the best pizza they ever had because of their labour of love.





The recipe for the pizza dough is very simple and that is the beauty of it; good for classroom project.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2/3 cup lukewarm water (plus an additional 2 tablespoons)


  1. Mix 1 cup of flour with all other ingredients.
  2. Gradually add 2nd cup of flour until it forms a ball. Use your hands to from and knead the dough.
  3. Place the dough in an oiled bowl and lightly oil the dough by rotating it in the oiled bowl.
  4. Let the dough rest 10-15 minutes in a bowl covered with a dish tower or saran to keep it warm.
  5. Spread out onto greased pizza pan and top with your favourite toppings.
  6. Bake at 425F for approximately 15 minutes.

Click on the link for more photos.

IMG_2586Stirring ingredients together with a wooden spoon.
IMG_2592Mixing the dough with hands.
IMG_2600Kneading the dough.
IMG_2605The teacher demonstrating how to knead the dough while the students look on attentively.
IMG_2604Allowing the dough to rest, covered in saran wrap.
IMG_2612While waiting for the dough to rise, the kids prepare the ingredients for the toppings; slicing button mushrooms…
IMG_2615… grating cheese…
IMG_2622… cooking the hamburgers…
IMG_2629…in tears while chopping the onions.
IMG_2646A table full of topping ingredients.
IMG_2641_edited-1Some just cant wait for the dough to rise, measuring it’s growth with a ruler.
IMG_2650After the dough has risen, oil the pan and press the dough onto the cookie sheet as evenly as possible.
IMG_2655This is a very nicely done one, just like pro.
IMG_2657Spreading pizza sauce on the dough.
IMG_2659Top with favorite toppings.
IMG_2671Checking the doneness of the pizzas.
IMG_2680Slicing the pizza for sharing.
IMG_2640A classmate brought some rice krispies squares to share as desserts.

This is certainly a fun class to be with. A great thank you to the teacher for bringing the cooking experiences to the class.

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  1. Windy

    Wow! I think those kids were having great fun on making pizza. Thanks for the recipe.

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