Teaching My Baby To Read

Home » Visit Puget Sound » Oysters

Oysters

This past weekend we visited my husband’s aunt and uncle who live right on an oyster beach in Gig Harbor. Bruce had a great time finding and collecting oysters for his cousin Justin to open.

All of the cousins gathered around to watch Justin open up the oysters with a knife.

These were the best oysters I’ve ever had in my entire life! They were so fresh and creamy tasting. Bruce tried one too, but he immediately spit it out.

Later that night we did some math with oysters. I told Bruce that in a restaurant and oyster would cost $3. I ate five oysters on the beach. How much money would that have cost in a restaurant? I also asked Bruce how many oysters he could find in an hour. He thought he could find 20 in one hour. So how much money would he make per hour as an oyster collector? This was a simple way to turn the day’s activity into a teachable moment.
.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s