A coworker recently passed me a link to the “100 Games Cupcake Game” (Cupcakes + Games = my two favorite words!) and, in the sugary fun spirit of Valentine’s Day, I had to share!
Each of the 100 Cupcakes is inspired by a particular game…
A few of my favorites…
There were some surprises in here for me… How many can you guess?!
Looking for ways to extend a baking project into a fun learning opportunity?
- Shop for Ingredients! Check out this post from Pioneer Woman for a super creative way to incorporate math learning into your cooking project! Setting up an at-home grocery store offers a HUGE range of learning opportunities – reading recipes, making ingredient lists, pricing household ingredients, adding up the cost of items, etc.
- Build Math into Baking! Measuring ingredients and exploring equivalents (how many tablespoons in a cup? Ounces in a pound?) is a natural way to bring learning into the kitchen! Here are some tips to build math into your fun baking activity!
- Read Quirky Momma’s thoughts on the rich learning opportunities that cooking offers toddlers and preschoolers!
- Math Mom shares a cheat sheet to help with proportions and recipe conversions!