They dig compost into the soil. They weed and water the garden. Then, they harvest what is ripe.
Today each of the children will take home freshly picked strawberries, spinach and carrots.
Mama K has only one rule. "Share it fair!" The children know they must share the treats equally, so they all get the same amount.
"Here you go!" smiles Mama K. "But remember the rule that everyone must get the same. Share it fair! Don't fight!"
"I think I will cut two slices, like this. Now we have three slices, all the same!" Maya shows them.
Doobie also shakes his head. Maya laughs and shrugs and tells Duksie to try.
First she rubs out Maya's pattern in the icing and licks her fingers.
"That's not fair!" shout Maya and Doobie together.
"Why don't you try Doobie?" smirks Duksie. "I bet you can't do it!"
"Or, if there were four of us to share the round cake that would also be easy," says Maya.
On Sundays he helps his dad to wash the truck, and to polish the shiny badge. "I've got it! I've got it! I know how to do it," yells Doobie.
It looks just like the badge on his dad's truck, with three equal parts.
Doobie smiles to himself. For now it his secret. Later, he will tell his dad.
"Well done Doobie, three equal slices! You shared fairly, I'm proud of you all. Now cut the cake and drink your juice. It's time to go home."
Just for fun, the children stack the slices on top of each other to check that they are the same size. Yes they are! They pack their cake to take home.
He can't wait to tell his dad how the badge on the truck helped him to solve a very tricky problem!
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