Measuring to Cook provides opportunities for children to use measuring tools to make things that they can either eat or play with. They will learn the importance of accurate measurement in daily activities.During language and literacy activities, children will begin to differentiate between fiction and nonfiction books and begin to identify a word in print (as a unit of text). Math activities will focus on comparing sizes of objects to answer questions such as "Which one is biggest?" and "Which one will hold more?" Measuring to Cook contains 5 complete science lesson plans, daily suggestions for language and literacy lessons, daily math lessons, and suggestions for activities to be included in all areas of center-based play.