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Math Out and About: Plan and Budget a Family Meal

Plan a family meal together. What will you make? 1. Create a menu and a shopping list. (Older children can write the list and estimate how much they think each item will cost.) 2. 🛒Go to the store together or pull things from your cupboard. Talk about how you select the right ingredients and have older children keep track of the cost of items as you add them to your shopping cart or put them on the counter. (It is a great opportunity to estimate and round to the nearest dollar.) 3. 💲Calculate the total cost of the meal and then talk about how you would calculate the cost per person. 4. 🍳Make your meal together. 5. Tap the green add button. 6. Take a photo of your family planning, shopping or cooking. 7. Tap the mic to tell us about your meal and how you used math together. 8. Tap the green check to add to your journal. Why: Meal planning is a life skill. Children get hands-on writing, reading, problem solving, math and collaboration practice.

Other, 5th Grade, Home Learning, Math
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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