Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Teach~Teach As Much As You Can!

We will be working on Gingerbread Centers in the next couple of weeks.  I took some quick pictures of each center to share with you before Thanksgiving break.  (Just in case you want to spend your break making the centers ~ HE HE HE)

Guess Me If You Can
The students will look at the picture on the right and circle the correct vowel sound.  When the students finish both sides of sheet, he/she will have to put 5 of the words in order by sounding them out. 

Catching Beginning Sounds
The students will use a magnetic net to "catch"a gingerbread man and say the letter sound.  Then the student will dab/color the matching beginning sound on their recording sheet.

Gingerbread Rhymes
The students will match all the gingerbread boys and girls together.  Then the students will complete the worksheet by glueing the correct rhyming word on the gingerbread girl.

Gingerbread ABC'S
The students will put the gingerbread cookies in ABC order and write the letters on the recording sheet. 

How To Make Sure He Will Not Escape
The students will read the sentence on each page and tear that body part off of the gingerbread man.  When the student is finsihed illustrating the book he/she LOVES to read it back to the teacher.      

Sweet Patterns
The stduents complete the patterns by following the AB, ABB, AABB, ABC pattern on the candy. 

Gingerbread Addition House
The students will drop 10 Gingerbread Men onto the house.  Then the students will write how many fell on the gingerbread house and how many fell off the house.  Yes...they will all add up to 10!

"AN...FAMILY"  word search
The students will walk around the room and search for the "an" word family words on the gingerbread man.  When they find a gingerbread man they will write that word on his/her recording sheet.
You guessed it...if you would like a copy of any of the masters you see, you will have to go to my teacher website   www.luv2teachk.shutterfly.com
That is so "SWEET" of you to understand!

I am hoping to get my first "Rockstar" idea on Teachers Notebook over break.  Wish me luck!


  1. Really cute! I have the same little plastic gingerbread men...from Oriental Trading. Thanks for cute ideas!

  2. These are all amazing! Thank you for sharing :) I would love the catching beginning sounds worksheet but I can't seem to find it. Am I looking in the wrong place? Thank you again!

  3. These activities look wonderful, but I couldn't find them either.

  4. Hi! If you go to my teacher website and click on the link at the top that says "Themes" in the middle of the page under Gingerbread Man you will find the printable masters. You are right Jadan...I do not have the beginning sounds sheet listed. I will do my best to get it up on Monday. Thank you!

  5. I found everything! Thank you so much!

  6. Yeah....I got the beginning sounds sheet added to my Shutterfly Website. I added it to the first page and the theme page for your convenience!

  7. Where did u get the girl and boy gingerbread from? They are adorable!

  8. My favorite is your gingerbread addition house game. But I totally love all your ideas and saved them all. Thank you!!!

  9. These are great ideas! This is my 20th yr to teach and sometimes I feel like I get in a rut. It's fun to see new things! I would love your patterns for your winter/snowman unit!

  10. If you are willing to share or you have them on TPT, please let me know.

    I do the Gbread idea after the holidays; this would be helpful to my kiddos!!!



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