Teaching Kids with Pizza – Reader Idea

Teaching Kids with Pizza

Teaching Kids with Pizza

Today’s featured reader idea on Creative Kids Ideas comes from Angie Mohr at Raising Money$mart Kids. Angie expertly combines practical lessons about money, gardening, and health with something kids love: pizza!

Her creative approach is an excellent way to teaching kids about money by using math skills to plan, estimate, and save money with their own pizza garden. This idea also presents many great opportunities to teach children about science while they dig, plant, and maintain their own garden. And the good times and lessons continue when harvest time arrives. Then kids are taught about and reap the benefits of homegrown foods and also get the chance to use the produce they grew themselves to create their own meals! Just think of all the lessons that lie hidden in this project. The great thing is kids will be so busy having fun planting, cultivating, harvesting, cooking, and eating they’ll forget about how much they are actually learning in the process! This project is perfect for home or the classroom.

For complete instructions, you can read Angie Mohr’s article here: Gardening with Kids: How to Grow Your Own Pizza Garden – A Fun and Educational Project for Families and Classrooms.

Thank you to Angie for the excellent and unique idea!

Angie Mohr

Angie Mohr

About Angie Mohr:

Angie Mohr is a management consultant, freelance writer, and consummate foodie. She is also the author of the Numbers 101 For Small Business book series. Read more from Angie by visiting her blogs, Raising Money$mart Kids and Growing Your Own Groceries. You can also find other articles and ideas from her on Associated Content from Yahoo!, where she writes as a Featured Business & Finance, Arts & Entertainment, and Food & Wine Contributor.

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3 Responses to Teaching Kids with Pizza – Reader Idea

  1. Oh, my daughter will love this one! She wants to be a “maker” when she grows up!

    I’m a new follower from Friday Blog Hop. I think you’d have fun at http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com, where Disney IS school. Hope you can stop by!

  2. Glad to help, Jodi. Welcome to Creative Kids Ideas! By the way, I love your website. I’m a new follower of yours too. My kids are big fans of the Disney characters (So am I — Love ya, Mickey!), so I can’t wait to try out some of your fun ideas with them.

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