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Grab this Adding Within 5 Gingerbread Addition Game to get children practicing their basic adding skills in December. This fun Christmas math activity is sure to get kids excited about practicing math this holiday season. This Christmas math game is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and even first grade students. Simply print pdf file with gingerbread printables to start adding numbers in this 3-in-1 math game for kids!

Gingerbread Addition

Kindergarten is that wonderful time of exploring the alphabet and numbers. One of the skills that can be explored is adding, especially within five! Make Christmas learning fun with this Gingerbread Addition for preschoolers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students. Whether you use this Christmas math activity at home as extra practice, in a classroom math center, or as a supplement to your homeschool math curriculum, you will love the fun these Free gingerbread printables add to your lesson!

Using ten frames and other manipulatives are a great way to start, and then games help solidify the learning. This game is a perfect way to help children get these facts memorized.

Christmas Math Game

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Christmas Math Games

Gingerbread Printables

First, print off the gingerbread men on cardstock paper. Next, cut them out. Then, gather up your pre-k or kindergarten kiddos for some fun Christmas learning. Gingerbread Addition Game: 3 Ways to Play

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Christmas Math

#1 Simple Match

This is the probably the easiest way to use the cards. Simply put them on a table and have the children solve the problems and find the gingerbread men that has the answer.

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Christmas Math Game

#2 Concentration

I love this game for building memory and helping children learn to pay attention to details. For this game, all you need to do is choose the sets you want to use, or use all the cards. Next place the cards on the table face down. Children then take turns flipping over two cards at a time. If the cards have an expression and a number that equals the sum of the expression, the player collects those two cards….and they get another turn. When all the cards have been collected, the player with the most cards wins!

Go Eat Kindergarten Math Game for Christmas

Gingerbread Math

#3 Go Eat

Since there aren’t any fish on the cards, I’m calling this Go Eat…as in go grab another gingerbread to eat. This game is for two players. To begin, each player draws five cards from the pile of gingerbread men. They then take turns asking each other for a card.

For example, player one may have a 2+3 in their hand. They would ask the other player if they have a five. If player two has a five then they must hand it over, and player one places their match on the table. If player two doesn’t have it, they simply say “Go Eat!”. Player one must draw a card from the pile.

A player may also ask for an expression. If they have a gingerbread man with five on it, they can ask for a 3 + 2. The other player must give up any card that has 2 + 3 or 3 + 2 on it.

The game ends when a player no longer has cards in their hand. That player counts the number of cards they were able to match. THe other player counts the cards they matched but must subtract the number of cards left in their hand from the total.

The player with the largest number of matches wins.

Learning with Christmas themed printable adds a little extra fun to math time!! Enjoy!!!

Kids will have fun reliving the Gingerbread many story while learning math and literacy skills with these free printable gingerbread man worksheets perfect for December. The cute gingerbread man story printable make Christmas learning fun and engaging for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. The gingerbread man free printables include free gingerbread man sequencing activity, Gingerbread math, Gingerbread alphabet activities, and more in this HUGE pack of free Christmas worksheets. Free-GINGERBREAD-Sight-Word-Coloring-Sheets gingerbread man sequincing activity Work on number recognition during December with this free printable gingerbread man color by number! These gingerbread coloring page set allow children to color by code to reveal a picture from this classic children's story. In addition, preschool, pre k, and kindergarten age students will also work on strengthening fine motor skills. Simply print the color by number the gingerbread man to play and learn with this no-prep gingerbread man activities.

Gingerbread Worksheets

gingerbread activities This No Stick Gingerbread Slime Recipe is not only fun to play with, but it smells amazing too!  This easy Gingerbread Slime is perfect for strengthening and engaging little hands for some sensory play in December. Make a gingerbread man out of slime, stretch, mold, oooooz and have lots of fun with this Christmas activity for kids! We love this Gingerbread activities with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students! Gingerbread-Christmas-Craft-for-Kids gingerbread-rhyming-puzzles-Pinterest

Gingerbread Activities

Gingerbread Addition Game

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