We had a wonderful week reading many different versions of the traditional tale, The Gingerbread Man. After each story, we discussed who the characters were, what the refrain in the story was and how the story ended.
On Friday, for project day, we had a gingerbread filled day! For our survey, the question was, “Have you tried gingerbread before?” In our Everyday Math program, surveys are a routine we do regularly. Children learn who to interpret and record the survey results as a part of the lesson.
We also made gingerbread boys and girls. Using our fine motor skills, children had to lace their gingerbread person first, before decorating it. The lacing skill is a tough one, but a good one to know how to do. After the lacing was done, I brought out all my crafty supplies and our scrap box for children to use to decorate their gingerbread girl or boy. They came up with some great ideas! The gingerbread people are now displayed on our doorway.