The story Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto is a tale of losing a treasure thought to be lost in a collection of tamales. It's a story of desperation and a funny attempt by Maria and her family to eat their way out of this dilemma. And it's about a heartwarming way a family pulls together to make it a perfect holiday despite the situation.
October 22, 2018
How is it possible to have too many tamales? Well, Maria finds out in the holiday storybook Too Many Tamales by author Gary Soto.
The holiday season usually brings with it any number of family dinners and communal feasts. For young children, this is a great time to engage in math.
The holidays are coming up, and usually that involves a lot of eating. This provides plenty of opportunities to find math all around us.