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In this math activity, learners use gingerbread cookies to collect and organize simple data. First, learners read "The Gingerbread Boy" by Paul Galdone. Next, learners each take a bite out of a gingerbread cookie and record on a graph where they took the bite from (which part of the cookie they bit). Learners analyze the group graph and fill out individual record sheets. Learners also read and sing songs about gingerbread men, create a Venn-diagram, and make gingerbread puppets out of craft supplies.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$10 - $20 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 6

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Analysis
      • Data Collection
      • Data Representation
    • Problem Solving
    • Representation

Informal Categories


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Food and Cooking
  • Literature
  • Music

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • smell
  • taste
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

  • Utah LessonPlans

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Utah Education Network in partnership with the Utah State Office of Education and Higher Ed Utah,

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