Gingerbread activities are almost synonymous with the holiday season. Think of all of the gingerbread men baked over the years and all the creativity that goes into making and decorating gingerbread houses! We love to read different versions of the Gingerbread Man story (see the video of our favorites HERE) and then follow up with some fun gingerbread centers in our classroom. This Christmas season, invite your children to have a bunch of fun with gingerbread themed activities.
Try one of these craft projects where kids get to let their artistic side out, decorating all sorts of gingerbread boys and girls. There are also educational gingerbread activities that involve everything from learning shapes, to literacy and learning to write letters. My personal favorite activity is the life-size gingerbread house. Think of how much fun your children will have playing pretend with this fun festive cardboard house!
Play to Learn Preschool – Gingerbread Play Dough
The Imagination Tree – Gingerbread Sensory Writing Tray
Inner Child Fun – Life Size Cardboard Gingerbread
Mom Inspired Life – Gingerbread House Shape Craft
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Kids Activities Blog – Gingerbread Man Printable Activity Pags
Gift of Curiosity – Gingerbread Man Sensory Bags
Fun at Home with Kids – Scented Gingerbread Man Art
Powerful Mothering – Gingerbread Man Shape Matching Busy Bag
Inner Child Fun – Quiet Time Felt Gingerbread Cookies
Glued to My Crafts Blog – Ice Gingerbread Men Craft
Pre-K Pages – Gingerbread Cloud Dough
Spaceships and Laser Beams – Gingerbread Men Paper Craft
Toddler Approved – Gingerbread Men Number Hop
Growing a Jeweled Rose – Puffy Gingerbread Painting
Science Sparks – Gingerbread Man Science Activities
Glued to My Crafts Blog – Paper Plate Gingerbread Man
Pre-K Pages – Gingerbread Man Counting Game
Mom Inspired Life – Gingerbread Man Race and Count Game
The Imagination Tree – Gingerbread Man Literacy Play
What is your favorite way to play with gingerbread?
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