Baking Math for Families and Young Children
April 28, 2021
We know that families with young children are always looking for things to keep the kids busy, especially during these COVID times. Have you tried baking with your little ones?
Baking is not only fun, but it can also be a great learning experience and everyone can enjoy the rewards!
Here are some tips for baking with kids from Sharon Davis, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and test kitchen professional with the Home Baking Association. Have fun baking together and building math skills at the same time!
“To help my children with math, I had to find where math had its groove in our life—where it was applied and practical. I didn’t want to pass on my math fears! Because I teach baking, we used simple math concepts, methods, and measurements, and we enjoyed the results. Children often want to help—and help sample the finished product! Find time, at least once a week, to hold baking sessions that can start math conversations and calculations! “ Click here for more…