Today we purchased our math curriculum. It’s quite effective. Today, we bought a dozen doughnuts. Yes, you read that right. Your eyes are not deceiving you. Our math curriculum is doughnuts oh, and doughnut holes. On the way home from the store, we began discussing how many doughnuts were in a dozen. That led to the number of doughnuts in two dozen, then three dozen and then, well, I think you get the point. As we sat in the car happily eating our way into a sugar coma, we were also figuring out some arithmetic. Ryan had chosen doughnut holes at the store and he said, “I think I have 60 dozen in here! How many pieces is that, Momma?” When I told him that equaled 720 pieces, both boys laughed uproariously and Ryan declared, “well, I don’t have THAT many but I do have a lot!” See? He’s able to estimate, too! 🙂
I know I’m a broken record but really, people. Learning happens all the time. Even if it’s just some flour, and yeast, smothered in a glaze of sugary goodness.