The kitchen is a great place for teaching life lessons and at-home learning opportunities. Through something as simple as making pizza, you can empower kids, ignite creativity, and, of course, teach them a little something along the way. For instance, with the help of this printable and by doing a little cooking, kids can learn fractions.
This printable learning kit, Open Your Own Pizza Shop, is a creative way to get kids thinking about fractions by applying their knowledge in a real-world context. Designed to engage kids at various levels, from first to sixth grade, this project will build basic knowledge of fractions or reinforce and expand upon existing knowledge. At the same time, kids will get a chance to put their artistic skills to use and even apply their knowledge, creativity, and skills to a cooking challenge.
Whether used as a fun supplement to classroom education, a homeschool activity, or just an independent weekend challenge, this project to help kids learn fractions offers more than a few worksheets to get the brain moving. By the end, you’ll end up with a deeper understanding of fractions and maybe even a new family recipe, too. Bon appétit!