Here to Help

Since 2002, we've been helping Irish primary teachers in all areas of the job, from advice on technology to getting a job. We also post regularly on all social media. We're here to help so ask us anything.

Blog Post

Supermarket Maths: Halloween Baking

This week, we’ve decided to embrace Halloween even though it’s still a few weeks away. Looking at Lidl’s catalogue this week, we were intrigued by this little part of their Halloween feature. At the top, there is a kit to make Halloween cupcakes and below it are ready-made cupcakes. The challenge this week is to find out whether it is cheaper to make your own cupcakes or to buy the ready-made ones. You may need to factor in the price of milk or eggs if you think this is needed. Also, don’t forget the decorations and icing!

halloweenbaking

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

Supermarket Maths: Thermals

With the cold weather settling in, here’s a supermarket maths challenge using thermals as

Supermarket Maths: Black Friday

For some reason, Black Friday was unavoidable in Ireland this year. It is now

Supermarket Maths: Screens

Still avoiding Christmas for another week at least, I couldn’t resist the Black Friday

Two Line Tuesday: Homophobic Bullying

The Irish Independent produced a wonderful headline today, “Primary schools asked to stop children

Supermarket Maths: Hipster Pots

Lidl has gone all brassy and hipster this week with all sorts of copper,

Supermarket Maths: Moulds

There are 12 days of Christmas but none of them are in November so

Supermarket Maths: Hallowe'en

With everyone looking forward to mid term break and Halloween, there was only one

Supermarket Maths: Cheeses

I did Hallowe’en last week so for Maths Weeks, I’m going to the more

Supermarket Maths: Fashion

This week’s Supermarket Maths is all about Fashion. The challenge is to create an

Supermarket Maths: Knitting

This week’s supermarket maths goes knitting. Here are a few questions that you might

Supermarket Maths: Steak

This week’s supermarket maths is all about steaks and simply asks which package of

Supermarket Maths: Pots, Pans and Capacity

Lidl provides us with this week’s Supermarket Maths Problem. We have a load of

Supermarket Maths: Make your Lunch

This week’s supermarket supplement maths problem comes from Lidl’s leaflets. We’re going to focus on

Supermarket Maths: Eggs

Back to school so Supermarket Supplement maths is back. This week it’s the Aldi