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February 18, 2014
Use Baking to Reinforce Math Skills

The next time you bake cookies with your child, make a point of talking with him about the measurements you're using. Ask questions like, "The recipe calls for 1/2 teaspoon each of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. How many total teaspoons of spices are we using?" Or even, "The recipe makes 3 dozen cookies. How many cookies is that?" 

 
 

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