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FREE common core lessons, gingerbread alphabet cards, gingerbread Venn diagrams, gingerbread activities, gingerbread bookmarks, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread booklets, gingerbread sentences, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread bulletin boards, Are you doing a gingerbread theme for December and need some activities that fit your report card standards?  You’ve come to the right place!

I just finished making some adorable alphabet cards using some of my favorite clipart from Laura Strickland.

I’ve included both upper and lowercase letters as well as a blank set for you to program with whatever else you can think up, like equations, or students’ names.

There’s also a 3-page tip list of what else to do with the cards including games, so I’ve included “Kaboom” bomb cards as well, plus covers so that your students can also make Itty Bitty Alphabet Booklets too.

FREE common core lessons, gingerbread alphabet cards, gingerbread Venn diagrams, gingerbread activities, gingerbread bookmarks, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread booklets, gingerbread sentences, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread bulletin boards, Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Alphabet Cards.

Venn diagrams are a wonderful way for students to compare and contrast a variety of things.

During my Gingerbread unit, I read half a dozen versions of the tale, including Jan Brett’s Ginger Baby.

By having students fill out a Venn diagram, they can easily see the similarities and differences in the stories, as well as with characters.

It’s also fun for them to compare and contrast themselves to the gingerbread man. Click on the link to view/download the 4 Gingerbread Venn diagrams.

I always liked to have a little surprise sitting on my students’ desks when they came in, in the morning, or something to staple to their paper if they completed their work or stayed on task.

FREE common core lessons, gingerbread alphabet cards, gingerbread Venn diagrams, gingerbread activities, gingerbread bookmarks, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread booklets, gingerbread sentences, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread bulletin boards, These 4 different gingerbread bookmarks are great incentives to help motivate your students.

Click on the link to view/download the 4 Gingerbread Bookmarks.

Finally, as we can all empathize, teaching grammar can be a bit tedious.  Spice things up by going on a “Gingerbread Hunt!

Choose 10 of the 18 Gingerbread Sentence cards and scatter them around the room.  Number the backs with a dry erase marker and attach a magnet so students can sequence them on the white board, or put them in your pocket chart.

I’ve provided a numbered game paper for students to rewrite the sentences correctly, including beginning capital letters and ending punctuation marks.

FREE common core lessons, gingerbread alphabet cards, gingerbread Venn diagrams, gingerbread activities, gingerbread bookmarks, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread booklets, gingerbread sentences, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread bulletin boards, How sweet is that?  I’m sure your students will enjoy it more than the “same old-same old.”

When everyone is done, choose students to correct the laminated cards with a red dry erase marker, and have them self-correct their own gingerbread paper.

I’ve included several different certificates of praise that they can choose from, for a job well done! Click on the link to view/download Gingerbread Sentences.

If you are looking for more gingerbread activities or gingerbread arts and crafts, scroll down to check out my other gingerbread articles.

FREE common core lessons, gingerbread alphabet cards, gingerbread Venn diagrams, gingerbread activities, gingerbread bookmarks, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread booklets, gingerbread sentences, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread bulletin boards, I hope you find these gingerbread activities a sweet learning treat for your students and that you have a terrific time doing your lessons this December.

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1-2-3 Count Gingerbread With Me!

FREE common core lessons, counting backwards, gingerbread man booklet, gingerbread man activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread counting, Daily 5 activities for December, gingerbread art projects, gingerbread subtraction, subtraction lessons, onomatopoea lessons, animal activities, Old MacDonald, The gingerbread man booklet, blasting off,"Run! Run; as fast as you can. Try and catch me! I'm the gingerbread man!"

In this sweet counting booklet, the gingerbread man is running past a number of Old Mac Donald's farm animals, as students count backwards from 10 to 0, making it a terrific booklet to practice "blasting off" counting.

This is also a fun way to review subtraction by taking away one and makes a nice independent math center.

sFREE common core lessons, counting backwards, gingerbread man booklet, gingerbread man activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread counting, Daily 5 activities for December, gingerbread art projects, gingerbread subtraction, subtraction lessons, onomatopoea lessons, animal activities, Old MacDonald, The gingerbread man booklet, blasting off,Students are encouraged to make the animal sounds, the number of times that correspond to the matching number of animals that the gingerbread sees, which is a wonderful opportunity to introduce the word onomatopoeia to them.

FREE common core lessons, counting backwards, gingerbread man booklet, gingerbread man activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread counting, Daily 5 activities for December, gingerbread art projects, gingerbread subtraction, subtraction lessons, onomatopoea lessons, animal activities, Old MacDonald, The gingerbread man booklet, blasting off,You can finish up by reading the booklet as a whole group to reinforce concepts of print and then sing the song Old MacDonald as well.

Follow up your reading block by having your students crouch down and blast off to their seats to make one of the gingerbread manipulatives in the Arts and Activities packet.  If you do use this booklet for your reading block, it works well for a Daily 5 activity too.

Click on the link to view/download The Gingerbread and OldMacDonald Counting Booklet.FREE common core lessons, counting backwards, gingerbread man booklet, gingerbread man activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread counting, Daily 5 activities for December, gingerbread art projects, gingerbread subtraction, subtraction lessons, onomatopoea lessons, animal activities, Old MacDonald, The gingerbread man booklet, blasting off,  If you're looking for more Gingerbread Activities, simply click on the link to go to that section of my shopping cart.  Everything's FREE.

FREE common core lessons, counting backwards, gingerbread man booklet, gingerbread man activities, gingerbread lessons, gingerbread counting, Daily 5 activities for December, gingerbread art projects, gingerbread subtraction, subtraction lessons, onomatopoea lessons, animal activities, Old MacDonald, The gingerbread man booklet, blasting off,Do you have a gingerbread activity you could share with us?  I'd enjoy hearing from you. diane@teachwithme.com or post a comment here.

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FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, December arts and crafts, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread lessons, December bulletin boards, December bulletin board ideas, gingerbread man story, gingerbread man manipulatives, December writing prompts, graphing december daily 5 activities, gingerbread paper chain, counting down to Christmas, FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, December arts and crafts, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread lessons, December bulletin boards, December bulletin board ideas, gingerbread man story, gingerbread man manipulatives, December writing prompts, graphing december daily 5 activities, gingerbread paper chain, counting down to Christmas,

Run Run As Fast As You Can!  Hop On Board And Make A Gingerbread Man.

The Gingerbread Art and Activity Book has 108 pages of heartwarming arts & crafts + activities that will dazzle and delight.

Some full color pictures, + copy-ready patterns and step-by-step directions for each project are included.

These projects all involve many of your report card standards, like the "Pocket Pal" (pictured on the left.)

FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, December arts and crafts, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread lessons, December bulletin boards, December bulletin board ideas, gingerbread man story, gingerbread man manipulatives, December writing prompts, graphing december daily 5 activities, gingerbread paper chain, counting down to Christmas, If you look closely you can see that the face of the gingerbread is made out of construction paper + 1/2 of a paper plate, which makes a pocket that contains colored shapes, and skip counting folded number strips + anything else you may want to review that day.

The gingerbread "Story Slider" has students sequence the Gingerbread tale to retell the story and makes a nice Daily 5 activity.

The gingerbread clock is an easy and different way to reinforce telling time with your students.

The gingerbread paper chain is a wonderful way to review whatever color pattern you choose, as well as have students count down the days to Christmas, as they tear off a link each day.

Children are learning and reinforcing much-needed math, writing, and science concepts while enjoying art that has a gingerbread theme.  It was one of my Young Fives favorites.

FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, December arts and crafts, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread lessons, December bulletin boards, December bulletin board ideas, gingerbread man story, gingerbread man manipulatives, December writing prompts, graphing december daily 5 activities, gingerbread paper chain, counting down to Christmas, As you can see, many of these make terrific manipulatives, 
or great keepsakes for parents.  You can use them as gifts, bulletin boards, hallway and classroom decorations or for portfolios.

FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, December arts and crafts, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread lessons, December bulletin boards, December bulletin board ideas, gingerbread man story, gingerbread man manipulatives, December writing prompts, graphing december daily 5 activities, gingerbread paper chain, counting down to Christmas, Some of the projects include songs and poems to reinforce those concepts as well.

Click on the link to view/download the Gingerbread Art and Activity Book

Thank you for visiting today.  Feel free to PIN FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, December arts and crafts, gingerbread arts and crafts, gingerbread lessons, December bulletin boards, December bulletin board ideas, gingerbread man story, gingerbread man manipulatives, December writing prompts, graphing december daily 5 activities, gingerbread paper chain, counting down to Christmas, anything you think others may find helpful.

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

1-2-3 Come Make a Gingerbread Glyph With Me

gingerbread glyph, FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, december activities, december lessons, december bulletin boards, december bulletin board ideas, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, graphing extensions, graphs, december graphs, I enjoyed making glyphs with my students each month. Glyphs are a pictorial form of data, also known as a pictograph.

They are an easy and interesting way to help reinforce listening and following directions and make a great display for a hallway.  My Y5’s enjoyed making them + they provided an opportunity to learn more about their classmates.

If listening and following directions, is a report card standard for you, glyphs are a wonderful whole group assessment tool for that.

Because of the variety of questions, you can also turn some of them into graphing extensions. i.e. Do you like gingerbread? Have you ever made Christmas cookies? etc.

Turning your students into glyph detectives is also a fun way for them to learn how to collect data and analyze results.

Give students 10 minutes to see how many gingerbread glyphs they can figure out. gingerbread glyph, FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, december activities, december lessons, december bulletin boards, december bulletin board ideas, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, graphing extensions, graphs, december graphs, By using your personal glyph as an example, take a moment to explain how they would go about doing this.

When the glyphs are complete, number them, and display the gingerbread in the hallway. Write a list of student names at the top of a pre-numbered sheet of paper.

Give students 5-10 minutes in the hallway to try and figure out the gingerbread glyph mysteries.

gingerbread glyph, FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, december activities, december lessons, december bulletin boards, december bulletin board ideas, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, graphing extensions, graphs, december graphs, When the timer rings, flip up the glyphs to read whose glyph it is, and have students self-correct their papers.

The person with the most correct, gets a gingerbread sticker or whatever you deem is appropriate.

I’ve included my purple gingerbread glyph as an example. The coloring didn’t come through the scanner as bright as I wanted it to.  Click on the link to view/print the Gingerbread Glyph

If you are looking for other glyphs, I have made one for each month. Click on the link to go to the glyph section.  Scroll down to view the examples and click on whatever else you want to download. 

gingerbread glyph, FREE common core lessons, gingerbread activities, gingerbread lessons, december activities, december lessons, december bulletin boards, december bulletin board ideas, gingerbread glyph, glyphs, graphing extensions, graphs, december graphs, Thank you for visiting today. Feel free to PIN anything you think others may find helpful.

Do you have a glyph you could share with us? I’d enjoy hearing from you.  diane@teachwithme.com or post a comment here.

“Little by little does the trick!” -Abraham Lincoln.

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