Looking for a fun and engaging way to incorporate the holidays into math? Here's the perfect math project! Design Your Own Gingerbread House is a measurement activity that requires students to follow the provided Building Plan to measure and design a gingerbread house. This math project is sure to keep your children and students busy measuring and practicing those important skills.
Who is it for?
- 1st Graders (6 to 7-year-olds)
- 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
- 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
- 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds)
- 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
- 6th Graders (11 to 12-year-olds)
- Math learners
This .pdf download provides you with everything you need to challenge your children and students with this fun and engaging measurement project. This packet has been designed to meet the needs of different students. You receive 7 different Building Plans targeting the following areas of measurement: Inches (Whole Numbers); Inches (Whole and Half); Inches (Whole, Half, Quarter, and Three-quarter); Centimeters (Whole Numbers); Centimeters (Whole and Half); Mixed Measurement Whole Numbers (Inches and Centimeters); Mixed Measurement Whole and Fractions (Inches and Centimeters). All of these options allow you to challenge each of your children or students at their personal level without them feeling different or left out.
When students are finished they can use the included worksheet to practice other math skills using their gingerbread house as inspiration. I've also included ideas for writing, literacy and just plain fun extension activities to add to your gingerbread fun!
For younger students or children, check out Design Your Own Gingerbread House Counting Edition.