Symmetry and Carroll Diagrams

We made some gingerbread today and took the opportunity to teach my littlest about symmetry and carroll diagrams.

gingerbread

Materials

Gingerbread biscuits – we used this gingerbread recipe

Icing sugar

Decorations

Paper and Pens

Method

Decorate your gingerbread, think about how you can make some of them symmetrical?

Decide on two conditions to categorise your biscuits.

Draw a carroll diagram and assign your biscuits correctly. Carroll diagrams are used for grouping things in a yes/no fashion.

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Carroll diagrans

 

More ideas for learning about Symmetry

Symmetrical Monsters

 

Suitable for Key Stage 1 – Statistics

Christmas Carrroll Diagrams

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