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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Gingerbread Number Activity


As I shared in my post on Monday, we just finished up a week on Gingerbread men. This was our number activity. I found this at this website also: http://www.pre-kpages.com/gingerbread/

I made this page by googling "Gingerbread man coloring page" and chose this simple gingerbread man. I then opened it in Photoshop and put numbers in it. You could do it in Word or other programs, also. Here is my copy you are free to use.

The activity is simple. You give your child a dice and something to mark with. You have your child roll and mark off each number as he gets it. My kids really enjoyed it!

For more of a challenge for older children, you could do larger numbers (7-12) and give them two die and have them add the numbers together.


3 comments:

The Activity Mom said...

Thank you for sharing this! It is a part of my 2012 Activity Advent Countdown.

Crystal Nelson said...

Awesome idea! I'm going to use it at a Christmas playdate :-)

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