It’s no surprise when kids groan at the mention of math homework. From the most mundane to the most ingenious, the little ones are able to come up with any number of excuses to escape a math test or pop quiz. (Tummy ache, again? Let’s get original!) But when math is seamlessly integrated into fun everyday activities, you might get a different reaction form your little learners. For example, try exploring math concepts in the kitchen to show your kids that math can be fun and rather delicious!

Baking Brownies – The Recipe:

(makes 20 servings)


  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Butter – 1 cup
  • Cocoa powder – ½ cup
  • Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
  • All-purpose flour – 1 ½ cups
  • Baking powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Walnut pieces – ½ cup


  1. Mix all the ingredients in the melted butter.
  2. Spoon out the batter and put it in your baking dish. Don’t forget to grease or line your dish with parchment paper to ensure that the batter doesn’t stick and comes out easily when done.
  3. Bake at 350ºF for about 20 minutes.

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Kitchen Math- Baking Brownies
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