Run, Gingerbread Men, Run!—Game

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Run, gingerbread men! During the board game, four gingerbread men race to discover which one finishes first. Scholars take note of the game's results using a tally chart and bar graph for all to observe the frequency of the winning gingerbread man.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Print game pieces on cardstock paper and laminate for continued use 
  • Keep game pieces inside an envelope that is easily accessible; allow early finishers to play the game when time permits 
  • Prior to playing the game, read aloud the story The Gingerbread Man
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires printing and a variety of materials 
  • Learners should be familiar with tallying and graphing 

  • Bright and colorful game pieces enhance players' engagement 
  • Incorporates cooperative learning strategies throughout the game 
  • Provides detailed notes on probability for a deeper understanding of the game 

  • None
Common Core