02 November 2010

we play Tuesday




Cooking is one of our regular home ed activities. Children learn measurement, time, ratios, chemistry, reading all from a simple recioe. Their fine motor skills can be tested and honed plus a huge amount of fun is had. I find these little tubes of icing (hmmm chemicals LOL) are great. They have lasted for ages and easy for little hands to use. A simple recipe such as butter biscuits or jam drops is great and I usually get the younger child to write it from the net and then the older to read it out for us. They don't even know they are learning!

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7 comments:

Kelly said...

Are they little toasts? I really don't bake enough with the children...

Kebeni said...

they are jam drop biscuits without the jam

Joni Llanora said...

um, this made me feel bad. I'm the type who don't let kids near the kitchen nor someone who has the patience to instruct (& teach math). Maybe I should start...

Mary Lou said...

Yummy cookies AND kiddies!!
Thanks for visiting me today. Nice to see you.

Julie said...

I love the photo of your kids working and concentrating so hard. Great activity.

amandab said...

I've bought little Princess her own "knife" for cutting the vegetables and she is loving it. Last night was all about "halves" "Chop the mushrooms in half, then half again. Then, chop the baby corn in half." More learning without realizing :D

Janey said...

So cute! This looks like such fun play. Thanks for the idea.