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25 Engaging Gingerbread Activities for Kids


Gingerbread is one of my all time favorite themes in the classroom. It is just so much fun, and who can resist an adorable gingerbread man? We always read our favorite gingerbread man books and then have a ton of fun in the month of December with various gingerbread activities that get us in the holiday spirit. These 25+ gingerbread activities for kids are sure to be a hit in your classroom or home!

*Pair with our Gingerbread Centers & Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

These 25+ gingerbread activities for kids are sure to be a hit in your classroom or home this holiday season!

25 Engaging Gingerbread Activities for Kids

Work on counting sets to 12 with these festive and fun Gingerbread Clip Cards. // Simple Fun for Kids

This “g is for gingerbread” Gingerbread Letter Find printable is perfect for early learners. // Simple Fun for Kids

After you build your gingerbread house, these Gingerbread House Songs are a must sing! // Let’s Play Kids Music

This No Cook Gingerbread Playdough is sure to smell sweet! // Danya Banya

Grab some gumdrops for hands on addition practice with these Gingerbread Addition Mats.

These hands-on gingerbread crafts will be a hit with your kids!

Have you ever wondered How to throw a Gingerbread Party? // Little Sprouts Learning

Practice the abc’s with this Gingerbread House Alphabet Matching activity. // Totschooling

Learn How to make simple gingerbread houses and try them out with your kids. // Kelly’s Classroom

This Gingerbread House Story and Craft is perfect for the classroom or home! // Books & Giggles

Go on an exciting Gingerbread Hunt around your home or school. // KCEdventures

These Gingerbread Pre-Writing Strips are great for building up early writing skills.

Gingerbread sensory activities are perfect for the holiday season!

This Scents of Christmas Sensory Activity is an engaging way to explore the sense of smell! // KCEdventures

This Gingerbread Playdough recipe is the perfect touch for the season. // Pleasantest Thing

Instead of a candy house, why not make a Gingerbread Play House that you can go inside of? // Life with Moore Babies

This Oil & Water Gingerbread Men Experiment is great science fun the holiday season. // Little Bins for Little Hands

Learn to read color words with this Gumdrop Color Words Printable.

Grab some play dough or even real gumdrops and count to 10 with these printable Gingerbread Counting Mats.

Crafts, printables, and yummy gingerbread projects are included in this list!

Practice writing letters with this festive Gingerbread Sensory Writing Tray. // The Imagination Tree

These Gingerbread Men Learning Card games are so fun for learning sight words and more! // The Imagination Tree

For more science fun, why not try this Dissolving Gingerbread Men Cookies experiment? // Little Bins for Little Hands

This Gingerbread House Counting game is a fun way to work on numbers and counting. // Mom Inspired Life

Make a Gingerbread House Photo Ornament to give to someone special – it makes a great gift! // Teach me Mommy

Gingerbread themed activities and crafts will have your students excited to learn and play.

Build fine motor skills with this Gingerbread Man Fine Motor Activity. // Living Montessori Now

Practice addition skills with sums to 10 with this fun Gingerbread Addition Game.

This Gingerbread CVC Game is a fun, hands-on way for learning to read CVC words.

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2 Responses

  1. Love these ideas! My kids are going to go nuts for these gingerbread activities. The cookie decorating one is especially exciting for them. Thanks for sharing! 🎄🍪

    1. Hi there,

      We’re so glad you are enjoying our resources. Gingerbread-themed activities are some of our favorites too! Have a great day! 🙂

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