As the comments came rolling in throughout the day today, my girls tallied the results. Next, we found a great website where we typed in our data: Create a Graph.
We made a pie chart and a bar graph and discussed the graphs. Chocolate had the most votes, with vanilla second, and strawberry last. The girls may make their own pictograph chart tomorrow. We are hoping for more results to add to what we've collected thus far. Facebook was a great way to collect data from family and friends for this easy math project.
Other Ice Cream Themed Resources:
DLTK- Ice Cream Activities/Crafts
About.com- Ice Cream Activities/Crafts
Make Patterns with Ice Cream
Ice Cream Logic Problem
Cone Crazy- Online Math Game- Multiplication
And just for fun and to encourage creativity, of course- have your kids create a brand "new" flavor of ice cream. What will they name it? Activity: Make an ad with a picture of their new creation!
How about an ice cream taste test? Blind fold the kids and have them taste different ice cream flavors. Using their sense of taste and smell, guess the ice cream flavor. I'd do this activity when ice cream is on sale. :)
What is your absolute favorite flavor of ice cream? I adore chocolate peanut butter! And whoever invented ice cream, I think you're a genius. : ) It brings me great joy.
Happy National Ice Cream Eating Month!