Cooking Measurement and Conversion Chart

basic kitchen measurements and conversions

Cooking measurements can lead to a math lesson and a conversion chart can reinforce that lesson when needed. While Joely was doubling the recipe for her super-chocolately cake the other day, I noticed that she was having trouble doubling certain measurements. So for math today, we sat down and talked fractions, kitchen measurements, and conversions […]

Help Your Kids Visualize Distances and Measurements


Judging distances and measurements, especially large measurements, is difficult for kids. 10 feet? 50 feet? Visualizing how long those distances actually are is a challenge. What we've found that really helps is having something familiar and concrete to compare distances to. So for my own kids, I decided to give them some models for comparison, […]

Chore Cards (Early Job Skills)


It's never too early to teach job skills to your kids and our started with chore cards. I mentioned on Twitter a couple weeks ago that I was designing a chore card for my kids, and several people asked me how we use it for our kids' chores. I figured I might be able to […]