The month of December (or January) can be super fun by putting a gingerbread spin on it! Let the Gingerbread Friends invade your classroom and have fun doing both naughty and nice things. Your students will LOVE coming to school each day to see what the Gingerbread Friends have done....and they'll journal about it daily.
This project incorporates reading, writing and math and includes the following activities:
-a calendar of gingerbread hijinks
-Introduction Letter (from GBF)
-A list of Gingerbread Man books
-A Gingerbread Man art project glyph
-A mystery number grid picture to color
-A recipe for gingerbread cookies that can be used as a cloze or blank writing activity.
-A recipe for gingerbread Playdoh
-2 graphs (about gingerbread cookies & favorite gingerbread book)
-a class book
-The Disguised Gingerbread Man project
-The student writing journal
-A nonstandard measuring activity with gingerbread men
-Some pictures and descriptions of items I use with this unit