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1-2-3 Come Do Some Gingerbread Man Story Elements With Me

If you read the story The Gingerbread Man to your kiddos, then I think you’re going to enjoy the oodles of easy-peasy, “print & go” activities in my latest literacy packet, which practices a variety of skills and standards, in quick, interesting and fun ways.

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheelsThere are 3 class-made books, with writing prompts that are sure to motivate your kiddos to want to get down to the business of writing: Gingerbread On the Run, You’re the Man, & Taking a Bite Out of Literacy.

The packet also includes:

* A keepsake “gingerhead” craftivity.

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheels* Worksheets: “Gingerbread can-are-have”, “Describe your gingerbread adjective practice, gingerbread 5 senses, noun-verb-adjective worksheet, plus a beginning-middle-end graphic organizer.

* A “We’re Goin' On A Gingerbread Hunt” activity, with 18 ”fix the sentence” cards, which practice end punctuation & capitalization.

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheels* Gingerbread story slider craftivity, which practices sequencing & retelling a story. Includes color, plus black and white slider strips.

* 6, “Elements of a Story” pocket chart cards, plus a different, black and white version for students. They can fill in and turn into a “flip strip booklet”.

* 2 sets of sequencing cards. Use them to play games with.
Students can also color, trim and sequence them into an Itty Bitty booklet.

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheels* 40 traceable word cards from the story.

* 3 graphing extensions

* 4 Venn Diagrams. A quick, easy & fun way to practice comparison & contrast

* “How to catch a gingerbread man”, and “How to make a gingerbread man” writing prompt worksheets.

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheels* A retell the story, “color me” bookmark, plus 4 other colorful ones.

* Comprehension discussion questions, or use as a worksheet.

* Science experiment, with matching writing prompt.
"Why didn’t the gingerbread man jump in the river and swim?"
"What do you think would happen to a cookie in water?" Let’s see…

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheels* -an word family gingerbread man slider craft, with 13 traceable word cards and a matching worksheet.

* Rhyme Time: How many words can you think of that rhyme with gingerbread? Includes an answer key with 50 words, and finally . . .

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheels* A “Riddle Me” gingerbread note, plus a certificate of praise

Click on the link to zip on over to my TpT shop to take a look at this whopping 95-page packet of fun.

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheelsDon't need all that, but are looking for a "sequencing" The Gingerbread Man activity?

Then you'll like The Gingerbread Man Story Wheel.

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheelsIt comes in a full color version, so you can use it as a center activity, as well as black and white, so students can make their own. 

gingerbread crafts, gingerbread activities, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, activities for the gingerbread man story, story elements for the gingervread man, venn diagram activities, writing prompts for December, class made books for December, Daily 5 actiivities for December, story wheelsI've also included a puzzle version, for another center activity.  Both the wheel and puzzle have the two different ending options. 

One where the fox eats the gingerbread man, the other where he escapes and continues to run. 

screen shot snowman ornThe featured FREEBIE today is a sweet, keepsake ornament.

The snowmen were made from a child's fingerprints.  I've included a poem-note as well:

"If you look a little closer you will see,
that these are very special snowmen made with TLC.
Their bodies are my fingerprints, so that you can recall
Christmas ______ when my hand was very small."

Well that's it for today.  Thanks for stopping by. 

With a big family to buy for, I'm out the door for the rest of the day, shopping 'til I indeed drop.  Wishing you a happy day.

 "I'm not a shopaholic. I'm simply supporting the economy." -Unknown

1-2-3 Come Do Some More Gingerbread Activities With Me

gingerbread activities, skip counting activities, gingerbread centers, gingerbread math, gingerbread number cards, gingerbread lessons, common core gingerbread, gingerbread games, gingerbread certificates, skip counting with gingerbread, gingerbread bookmarksI decided to design some easy readers that cover a variety of standards using a gingerbread theme.

I hope you'll enjoy the Let's Count Gingerbread packet.  Students trace and write the number; color it, and circle it in the sequence.  They also add end punctuation to the sentences.

gingerbread activities, skip counting activities,10 frame templates, gingerbread 10 frames,  gingerbread centers, gingerbread math, gingerbread number cards, gingerbread lessons, common core gingerbread, gingerbread games, gingerbread certificates, skip counting with gingerbread, gingerbread bookmarksI've included 2 different sets of gingerbread number cards to 20, with a 2-page tip list of all sorts of things you can do with them, including games like Kaboom; + several "trace & write the number" worksheets, as well as a few "What's Missing?" activities and a traceable bookmark you can use as an assessment tool.

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gingerbread activities, skip counting activities,10 frame templates, gingerbread 10 frames,  gingerbread centers, gingerbread math, gingerbread number cards, gingerbread lessons, common core gingerbread, gingerbread games, gingerbread certificates, skip counting with gingerbread, gingerbread bookmarksOne of my most downloaded easy-readers are the 10-Frame booklets, so I wanted to make one for gingerbread.  Click on the link to grab the 1-2-3 Count Gingerbread With Me one. 

gingerbread activities, skip counting activities,10 frame templates, gingerbread 10 frames,  gingerbread centers, gingerbread math, gingerbread number cards, gingerbread lessons, common core gingerbread, gingerbread games, gingerbread certificates, skip counting with gingerbread, gingerbread bookmarksBecause this book is based on a 10-Frame, I've also designed a set of gingerbread 10 frames.  Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread 10 Frames.

gingerbread activities, skip counting activities, 10 frames, 10 frames templates, gingerbread 10 frames, gingerbread class books, graphing gingerbread, graphing if students like gingerbread, gingerbread bite graph,gingerbread centers, gingerbread math, gingerbread number cards, gingerbread lessons, common core gingerbread, gingerbread games, gingerbread certificates, skip counting with gingerbread, gingerbread bookmarksFinally, one of my Y5's favorite gingerbread activities started with me giving them a gingerbread cookie. 

If you're not a baker (I am not; the 1st time I attempted brownies, my son said they tasted like hockey pucks(!) and I'm wondering when he bit into one of those?) you can buy a box of Keebler gingerbread cookies or another brand.  They always have them in the grocery stories in December.

Any hoo, I told my students to take only 1 bite and then to freeze.  We graphed who bit off what part of the gingerbread

In the 10 years I taught Y5's, every year the head was bit off the most, and my quieter students almost always bit off an arm.  I wonder if one can draw any conclusions from these experiments?

gingerbread activities, skip counting activities, 10 frames, 10 frames templates, gingerbread 10 frames, gingerbread class books, graphing gingerbread, graphing if students like gingerbread, gingerbread bite graph,gingerbread centers, gingerbread math, gingerbread number cards, gingerbread lessons, common core gingerbread, gingerbread games, gingerbread certificates, skip counting with gingerbread, gingerbread bookmarksIf you'd like to do this with your kiddo's I included a graph of the parts, as well as a graph of who does and doesn't like gingerbread

These can be found in the Our Gingerbread Class Book packet.  Students fill in their name and what part of the gingerbread they bit off first and then draw a picture.  Collect the pages, collate and make a class book.

gingerbread activities, skip counting activities,10 frame templates, gingerbread 10 frames,  gingerbread centers, gingerbread math, gingerbread number cards, gingerbread lessons, common core gingerbread, gingerbread games, gingerbread certificates, skip counting with gingerbread, gingerbread bookmarksThanks for visiting today.  Feel free to PIN away.  I design and blog daily so after you finish running as fast as you can, doing a zillion things, I hope you'll have time to pop by tomorrow for the newest FREEBIES.

"A little sugar, a lot of spice, a woman shaped him … oh so nice. He’s made of dough, with a golden tan; the closest thing to the perfect man!" -Unknown

1-2-3 Come Do Some More Gingerbread Activities With Me

I LOVE drawing gingerbread boys and girls.  Each one has their own personality.  I try to give them that cuteness factor with special eyes and grins.  Since the "craftivities" I post are pretty popular, I decided to revamp a few favorites.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, Gingerbread Cookie Counting now has a variety of traceable number sequences.  Choose one for your kiddo's to trace and write.  I've included counting to 20, counting backwards from 10 to 0 or 20 to 0 + skip counting by 2's, 3's, 5's, or 10's

Children cut and collate their little booklet and staple the edge.  Glue the last page on the box on the gingerbread's belly and you're all set.  Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Cookie Counting packet.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, Look closely at the picture and you'll see that the cheek portion of the gingerbread is a pocket!  Students paint 2 paper plates brown.  When they are dry, cut one in half and staple it bottom-up, to the "face" of the gingerbread man to make a pocket. 

Children decorate their pocket to look like a gingerbread man's face, and fill with a variety of little accordion-folded books.  I up-dated this packet so that all of the booklets are now traceable. There are strips for counting to 36, skip counting by 2's, 3's 5's, and 10's.

I've also included templates for the hexagon, pentagon and octagon shapes.  Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Pocket Pal.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread puzzles. gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, Every month I put up a new paper chain that contained a link for each day in the month.  I used it to review a variety of standards.  We'd count the links and subtract one by tearing it off; we'd identify the colors in English and Spanish and state what the pattern was. 

Children would count how many were left in English and then up to 10 in Spanish.  Students told me that the number of links was greater yesterday than they were today etc. 

As a great fine motor skill, I'd sometimes have my Y5's make their own paper chains.  They could take it home, hang it up and countdown the days to whatever special occassion was happening that month.  I designed the gingerbread paper chain with all of this in mind.  Click on the link to view/download it.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread puzzles. gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, Another fun way to get some number recognition and counting sequences in, is to have students put together gingerbread 10-piece number-strip puzzles. There's one that counts to 10, another that counts backwards and finally one that counts by 10's. 

Print, laminate and trim and have students place the pieces on the numbered grid, or run off copies for everyone; they trim and then glue back together.  Click on the link to view/download the gingerbread puzzles. 

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread puzzles. gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, I made a gingerbread dice game with a 6-piece puzzle as well.  Students pick a partner and take turns rolling the dice.  Whatever number they roll, they place that numbered puzzle piece on the grid.  The first one to complete their puzzle is the winner.

I've also included a black and white set if you want to run off copies for all of your kiddo's.  They color and trim. 

They can either glue their rolled pieces to the grid, or place them on so that they can take their gingerbread puzzle home and play again. Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread 6-Piece Puzzle packet.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread puzzles. gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, greater and less than activities, sorting odd and even, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, I hope your students will also enjoy the Gingerbread Number Fun packet. This 33-page packet is chock full of all sorts of activities to help students recognize numbers; add and subtract; make groups and sets; show greater and less than; and count from any number.

I've included gingerbread number cards from 1 to 126, with a blank template for you to program with more.  There's also trace and write the number worksheets, "what's missing?" worksheets + skip counting activities by 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10'sSkip counting bookmarks to use as rewards, are also included. Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Number Fun packet.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread puzzles. gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, greater and less than activities, sorting odd and even, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, Finally, since the Clothespin Number Matching games have been so popular,  I decided to make some winter ones as well, and started with gingerbread.  Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Clothespin Number Matching Game.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread puzzles. gingerbread crafts, common core gingerbread, shape activities, alphabet activities, gingerbread arts and crafts, skip counting activities, counting backwards activities, greater and less than activities, sorting odd and even, activities for counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0, Thanks for visiting today.  Feel free to PIN away.  If you'd like to take a look at the awesome educational things I spend way too much time pinning, click on the heart to the right of the article. 

I design and blog daily so I hope you can stop by tomorrow for the newest FREEBIES.

"Come sit at my table and share with me, warm gingerbread cookies and cinnamon tea." -Unknown

1-2-3 Come Do Some Gingerbread Activities With Me!

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, color activities, color games, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manGingerbread activites are like Pinterest; does anyone ever get enough?   My daughter frequently asked me why I "reinvented the wheel" each month, spending hours creating new things, when I already had "a ton." 

The easy answer was, I simply LOVE designing stuff!  I'm always looking to improve, as well as keep things current, fresh and interesting.  There must be quite a few teachers who feel the same, as I continue to get requests for "more-more-more" gingerbread goodies. 

I hope you enjoy the newest FREEBIES on the blog today, plus a few old favorites that you might not have been aware of. 

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, color activities, color games, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread man"I need a glyph!" is probably one of the most frequent e-mail requests that I get.  The gingerbread glyph is very popular.  Glyphs are a great way to get to know your kiddos, at the same time whole group assessing listening & following directions. 

Because each one is so different, they make a cute December bulletin board. If you'd like to see my entire glyph collection, click on the link to zip on over to the Glyph Section of my site. 

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manMany teachers are also in search of worksheets that help reinforce and review a variety of standards, so that they can use them for practice, whole-group assessing, games, something for "early finishers" to transition to, or homework.

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manWith that in mind, I designed a variety of simple, quick and fun gingerbread-themed worksheets that I think your kiddo's will enjoy. 

Plug a few into your Daily 5 activities or sub folder.   Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Worksheet Packet.

One of the most popular stories read in December is The Gingerbread Man.  I enjoy collecting various versions, with different endings.  glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manIntroducing story elements by reading a favorite book, is a simple way to grab students' attention.  

Give them a list of things you want them to listen for,  then when they realize where the setting is, they shoot up their hand.  When a new character is introduced, they do it again etc.  This is fun for children and keeps them focussed.

You'll be able to cover quite a few Common Core Standards with The Gingerbread Literacy Packet.  I've included picture cards, a graphic organizer, and a story slider "craftivity"  to help students sequence and retell the story.

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manThe slider is my personal favorite.  I updated this old favorite. Adding "frosting" with puffy paint gives it an "awwww-dorable" finishing touch.

There are also pocket cards, 40 traceable word cards as well as a Venn diagram activity.  Click on the link to view/download The Gingerbread Literacy Packet.

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manFor more Gingerbread Venn diagrams, click on the link for some fun ways to compare and contrast a variety of things. 

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, color activities, color games, gingerbread games, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manThe Gingerbread Sentence pack is also great for reviewing the story, as well as practicing end punctuation and capitalization

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, color activities, color games, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manYou can use the pocket chart cards for a whole group activity and correct the sentences together, or have students do the individual worksheet.

Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Punctuation Packet.

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, color activities, color games, gingerbread games, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manFinally, K-teacher Jill, from Georgia, asked if I had time to make some gingerbread activities that involved colors and color words.  I hope you like them too.  Click on the link to view download the Gingerbread Colors Packet.

glyphs, free glyphs, gingerbread glyph, color activities, color games, gingerbread games, alphabet games, I spy a letter worksheets, gingerbread worksheets, gingerbread games, gingerbread venn diagrams, venn diagram templates, activities for the gingerbread man, activities for the gingerbread baby, story elements for the gingerbread man, word cards for the ginberbread man, story cards for the gingerbread man, sequencing cards for the gingerbread man, gingerbread crafts, picture cards for the gingerbread manThanks for visiting today.  Feel free to PIN away. It's my hope that my efforts bring a smile to your students and more quiet time for you.  I enjoy hearing from my visitors; you can leave a comment below or e-mail me at: diane@teachwithme.com

"Had I but a penny in the world, thou shouldst have it for gingerbread." -William Shakespeare.

1-2-3 Come Do Some Gingerbread Activities With Me!

gingerbread activities, gingerbread crafts, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, gingerbread sliders, alphabet activities, alphabet cards, gingerbread alphabet cards, graphing activities, gingerbread graphs, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, free glyphs, skip counting activities, skip counting by 2's 3's 5's 10's, counting backwards activities, shape activities, shape games, alphabet games, alphabet assessments, digital and analog time activities, gingerbread time activities, I really enjoy it when teachers contact me with special requests, so when Carol in Wisconsin, asked me for some gingerbread alphabet cards to go with her big themed-unit in December, I happily got to work. 

gingerbread activities, gingerbread crafts, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, gingerbread sliders, alphabet activities, alphabet cards, gingerbread alphabet cards, graphing activities, gingerbread graphs, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, free glyphs, skip counting activities, skip counting by 2's 3's 5's 10's, counting backwards activities, shape activities, shape games, alphabet games, alphabet assessments, digital and analog time activities, gingerbread time activities, To help reinforce Common Core State Standards,  I also included a trace and write upper and lowercase worksheet as well as a match the uppercase letter to the lowercase letter one.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread crafts, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, gingerbread sliders, alphabet activities, alphabet cards, gingerbread alphabet cards, graphing activities, gingerbread graphs, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, free glyphs, skip counting activities, skip counting by 2's 3's 5's 10's, counting backwards activities, shape activities, shape games, alphabet games, alphabet assessments, digital and analog time activities, gingerbread time activities, There's  5 different assessments + a 3-page tip list of what to do with the cards, including games like Kaboom.  

If you too have a request, simply email me at: diane@teachwithme.com and I'll see what I can do.  Click on the link for Gingerbread Alphabet Cards

gingerbread activities, gingerbread crafts, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, gingerbread sliders, alphabet activities, alphabet cards, gingerbread alphabet cards, graphing activities, gingerbread graphs, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, free glyphs, skip counting activities, skip counting by 2's 3's 5's 10's, counting backwards activities, shape activities, shape games, alphabet games, alphabet assessments, digital and analog time activities, gingerbread time activities, To review even more standards I designed 2 gingerbread sliders and included slider strips for counting numbers to 30; counting backwards from 10 to 0 and 20 to 0; skip counting by 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's; shapes, + upper and lowercase letters.  You can use these to review, assess, and play games with. 

Students trace the numbers/letters/shapes.  I encouraged an ABAB pattern using red and green markers.

For that finishing touch allow students to decorate with wiggle eyes, ribbons, rhinestones, buttons and glitter.  I used white puffy paint for the "frosting."  My kiddo's loved that; so easy, but so "Wow!" Click on the link for the Gingerbread Sliders.

gingerbread activities, gingerbread crafts, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, gingerbread sliders, alphabet activities, alphabet cards, gingerbread alphabet cards, graphing activities, gingerbread graphs, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, free glyphs, skip counting activities, skip counting by 2's 3's 5's 10's, counting backwards activities, shape activities, shape games, alphabet games, alphabet assessments, digital and analog time activities, gingerbread time activities, I also started working on the winter time cards, and completed the gingerbread ones. The packet includes digital and analog time to the hour and half hour, with a cover to make an Itty Bitty booklet + a tip list of how to use the cards.  Click on the link for the Gingerbread Time Cards

gingerbread activities, gingerbread crafts, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, gingerbread sliders, alphabet activities, alphabet cards, gingerbread alphabet cards, graphing activities, gingerbread graphs, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, free glyphs, skip counting activities, skip counting by 2's 3's 5's 10's, counting backwards activities, shape activities, shape games, alphabet games, alphabet assessments, digital and analog time activities, gingerbread time activities, I tried to graph every day with my Y5's.  Pretty soon the light bulb comes on for everyone.  A graph was always part of our table top lessons, and I think my kiddo's really enjoyed coloring and filling in their worksheets. 

By switching things up via a theme, interest remained high.  I often used shapes inside the themed-item, so that I could review yet another standard.  This packet also includes a game.  Click on the link for the Gingerbread Graphing Activities

gingerbread activities, gingerbread crafts, gingerbread games, common core gingerbread, gingerbread sliders, alphabet activities, alphabet cards, gingerbread alphabet cards, graphing activities, gingerbread graphs, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, free glyphs, skip counting activities, skip counting by 2's 3's 5's 10's, counting backwards activities, shape activities, shape games, alphabet games, alphabet assessments, digital and analog time activities, gingerbread time activities, Finally, I also designed the ever-popular shape matching game with a gingerbread theme.  I feel as with the above lessons, if you change an activity with a new theme, things stay fresh.  Students also feel empowered because they know what to do an can get right down to business.  Click on the link for the Gingerbread Shape Games

permission to pinThanks for visiting to day.  Feel free to PIN away.  If you'd like to take a peek at all of the creative-educatonal items that I spend way too much time pinning, click on the big heart to the right of the article. 

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