Gingerbread Man Math Activities | Project Based Learning for Christmas or Winter

Rated 4.89 out of 5, based on 39 reviews
39 Ratings
The Mountain Teacher
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
74 pages
List Price:
You Save:
List Price:
You Save:
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT
The Mountain Teacher
Also included in
  1. Looking for the ultimate Gingerbread Man activities for math, reading, writing, STEM and more?! These Gingerbread Man activities include EVERYTHING you need for 15 full days of teaching. Students will LOVE these fun Gingerbread Man activities and teachers love the ease of planning! Gingerbread Man M
    Price $10.39Original Price $16.00Save $5.61


Looking for the best gingerbread math activities to use this Christmas or winter season? 2nd and 3rd grade students are sure to LOVE this project based math workshop full of activities centered around the gingerbread man.

What is the Gingerbread Man Math Activities Pack?

Students will take on the role of opening their own gingerbread workshop. Each day during this 15 day unit, students will complete various activities to get their workshop ready for customers to come through. Students will practice MANY different math skills: addition and subtraction to 1000, word problems, geometry, graphing, measurement, money and more. Students will do hands-on activities each day to practice these skills, and will record all of their work on their 17 pages of interactive recording sheets. A teaching guide, daily warm-ups for students and the answer key for every activity are also included.

What Is Inside the Gingerbread Man Math Activities PDF:

  • 15 Day Teaching Guide
  • 15 Days of Math Warm Ups (4 problems per day, 4 days per page)
  • 15 Days of Math Activities (aligned to 2nd grade standards)
  • Answer Keys

What Skills Are Covered During the Gingerbread Man Math Activities:

  1. Money
  2. Adding Under 20
  3. Ruler Measurement
  4. Pictographs
  5. Word Problems
  6. Sides and Angles
  7. Skip Counting
  8. Comparing Measurement
  9. Graphing
  10. Rows and Columns
  11. 2 Step Word Problems
  12. Equal Parts
  13. Place Value
  14. Money Word Problems
  15. Challenge Math

When to Use This Project:

The Gingerbread Man Math Activities are the perfect supplement to any fairy tale unit, or to any classroom wanting to "celebrate the holidays" without using any of the holiday buzzwords like Christmas. Students will LOVE these gingerbread themed math activities, and it makes a great review project before standardized tests. Students will review many different vital skills in an interactive way that will be sure to have them wanting more.

Small Group, Whole Group, Or Independent Work Ideas:

This fun gingerbread math activity pack can be done whole group, but is best executed during small group time. Students can work on this alone or in partners. Students can all be doing the same activity, or can be working independently through the different simulations. This is a great independent activity for higher achieving learners.

Looking for more gingerbread activities? Check out the Gingerbread Man Literacy Unit to implement during ELA.

Please open the preview file and ask any questions prior to purchasing. Enjoy!

Total Pages
74 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
Report this resource to TPT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TPT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?
Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple put-together, take-apart, and compare problems using information presented in a bar graph.
Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. Understand the following as special cases:


Questions & Answers


TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up