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Your class will have their best Christmas ever with Gingerbread Read Aloud STEM Challenges!
Create a Gingerbread Disguise for the Gingerbread Man. Build a Gingerbread Trap for the Gingerbread Baby. Engineer a Gumdrop Bridge for the Gingerbread Boy. Make a Gingerbread House for the Gingerbread Mouse.
Includes 4 Gingerbread Activities and lessons as amazing companion activities to our favorite Gingerbread Read Aloud Books: The Gingerbread Man by Eric Kimmel, The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett, The Gingerbread Boy by Richard Egielski, and Gingerbread Mouse by Katy Bratun.
Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their activity, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't.
Each Activity Includes:
Other Winter STEM Activities that Teachers and Students love!
ALIGNS TO NGSS
K-2-ETS1-2 Engineering Design
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how
the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given
K-2-ETS1-3 Engineering Design
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
3-5-ETS1-2 Engineering Design
Generate and compare multiple solutions to a problem based on
how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the
3-5-ETS1-3 Engineering Design
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.