Why cooking? Children gain knowledge in multiple content domains:
- Language development and literacy
- Mathematical thinking
- Multiple areas of science
- Social studies
When making muffins, children learn the amont of water added to the dry mix affects the consistency of the batter, the amount of batter in the cooking container affects the size of the resulting muffin, and the length of cooking time affects the texture, color and taste of the muffin.
Now, time to experiment!