Maths at our house: cooking

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Cooking provides lots of opportunities for learning about maths and how to follow instructions and procedures.

Younger children can help with making food and older children can learn to follow recipes or instructions on packets and cook independently. The language of fractions and measurement will come out as you talk about making things together.









 Click for some suggested questions to ask in Māori. (PDF, 102KB)