Gingerbread Man Bake Sale

Gingerbread cookies aren't just a sweet treat! Scholars identity the amount of combinations a baker can make in his gingerbread cookies using limited quantities of decorating ingredients.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the page as independent practice or work with a small group that requires extra support 
  • Offer pupils a gingerbread man cookie to enjoy before, during, or after the worksheet
  • Use the practice page as a warm-up prior to the lesson or an exit ticket after instruction 
Classroom Considerations

  • The worksheet assumes class members are familiar with multi-step word problems covering multiplication or other methods to find how many combinations can be made 
Pros

  • Provides space for learners to show their work directly on the worksheet 
  • The topic engages pupils and adds a festive flair to everyday instruction 
Cons

  • Does not include an answer key
Common Core