The Pastry Mum – Writing Math


Improve Math skills through verbal and linguistic intelligence, by reading the problem and writing the mental process to solve it.

Time needed:

  • 15 minutes

Group Size:

  • Single activity

Age of Students:

  • 7-8 years

Materials needed:

  • A notebook
  • Colours
  • A pen

Description of the tool:

The students are given the task which they read, collect the information and analyse it. The students will try to solve the problem by writing the mental process in order to solve the problem. The students will say the answer and they will exchange feedback.

The Problem

Mum made 42 chocolate cookies and 2 cream cookies. Luigino ate 18 cookies. How many cookies are left?