Teaching Ideas While You Bake

a_good_idea.png (284×270)I have shared my chocolate muffins recipe and also my carrot cake recipe recently. And I have told you earlier that baking chocolate muffins was the activity I planned to carry out with my eight years old as he was getting bored the other day.

So why did I think of such activity? What did my son learn out from it?

Oh well, there were a number of things, a little bit of Math and a little bit of Science and a little bit of Reading involved in the different tasks we did to make the muffins. Not to forget the cognitive and instructions following skills that were on the run while the activity was being carried out! Continue reading

Lunch Box Ideas: Carrot Cake Recipe

HD_Carrot_Cake.png (282×251)I have tried this carrot cake recipe so so many times, and every time it has come out to be perfect! This carrot cake recipe is very easy, though it takes time to bake. This carrot cake is immensely loved by my kids. Its one of the healthiest snacks around during winters, especially when carrots are long and red and juicy. I often make it in my kitchen, fill up an air tight box and keep it aside for putting in my kids lunch boxes. Continue reading