The best way to teach kids about science and art is hands-on. Sure, we read a lot of books about science, but DOING it lights my little one's eyes up. Today is National Cake Decorating Day, so for art, we are going to bake a cake and decorate it. The baking part is chemistry at work and the decorating is the mastering of a steady hand. I've provided a recipe, a video, and some resources to help you make the best of it!
Topics Covered in this Unit Study:
Summertime is all about staying cool while the sun shines outside, burning everything up along with it. I like to use summertime as a "laid back" version of regular school. This summer, we are doing a unit study on baking. Every week, we bake something new. Actually, pretty much every day the kids are learning to bake or cook something, but the unit study itself is focused on baking.
Baking is a smart and creative unit study for any grade level. My baking unit study teaches the following: