Subject Area Lessons

#1415. gingerbread man glyph from Mailbox magazine

Mathematics, level: Elementary
Posted Sat Nov 27 11:32:24 PST 1999 by deb ().
Concepts Taught: math reading 4 blocks

Gingerbread Man Glyph (this is from Mailbox Primary Dec/Jan 1998-99 issue

Which Am I?
girl = pink eyes
boy = blue eyes

How Old Am I?
6 = orange triangle nose
7 = red triangle nose
8 = green triangle nose
9 = yellow triangle nose

How Many Brothers?
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 more

For each brother, cut out one white stripe for each arm.

How Many Sisters?
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 more

For each sister, cut out one white stripe for each leg.

When is My Birthday?
January = white and blue hair
February = red and pink hair
March = green and yellow hair
April = yellow and purple hair
May = pink and green hair
June = blue and green hair
July = red, white, and blue hair
August = yellow and red hair
September = blue and red hair
October = orange and black hair
November = yellow and brown hair
December = red and green hair

What Do I Like to Do?
Make a button for each thing you like to do:
watch tv = white triangle button
play outdoors = red circle button
play indoors = black square button
use a computer = orange circle button
draw pictures = purple triangle button
write stories = green circle button
dance = yellow square button

What Pet Do I Like Best?
dog = smile mouth with circles for cheeks
cat = smile mouth with rectangles for cheeks
fish = smile mouth with triangles for cheeks
bird = smile mouth with two little circles for cheeks (like a crazy eight shape)
other = smile mouth made with dots