The Distributive Property – Cupcakes and Algebra FREE Lesson Plans

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Before your kids can learn the mathematical definition and how to use the Distributive Property you need to make sure they have an everyday definition and understanding of the word distribute.
This sweet lesson plan uses cupcakes to explain how the Distributive Property works. If you don’t have an actual Algebra class you are teaching you can still use these hands on examples with your entire family. This is a fun way to help them to understand exactly how it works. There are also free pdf worksheets and lessons to help drive the point home with extra practice. 

Find out how to teach The Distributive Propery with cupcakes and free lesson plans HERE

Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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