Panama Jackson, who I’m going to pretend is my BFF just so I can say “yeah man, my friend Panama Jackson,” is one of the co-founders of VerySmartBrothas.com. And …
Oh, so you didn’t know that 8BitDad was having a Halloween costume contest. Well, we were, and it was unannounced, and Deviant Art user eric3dee just won it. So, sorry. And there’s no consolation prizes or honorable mentions.
The father, who we only know as eric3dee, is an animator, and obviously, a Legend of Zelda fan. eric3dee and his wife thought that their 20-month old son looked like a little Link, and bless the crap out of them, they ran with the idea.
As every parent knows, kids love to help cook things, and while they view this process mostly as a chance to play mad scientist with the flour and butter and vanilla, there’s are some great opportunities to introduce useful math concepts whenever you cook together.
For younger kids (2-5), it’ll be more about very simple concepts (counting eggs, identifying shapes of sticks of butter, pepperoni slices, etc.).
But for those 6 and up you can start introducing them to real world fractions, estimating, measuring, and distribution principles.
This week’s Podcast Question of the Week has to do with kids and cell phones:
Do you let your kids play with your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or other …