The Gingerbread Man
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
The children and the young at heart are in
for a real treat! A fun version of "The Gingerbread
Man" fairy tale available online.
What is gingerbread?
Gingerbread is a type of cake or cookie flavored with ginger and molasses. Ginger is the root of a tropical plant, used as a spice to flavor food. Molasses is a thick, sweet dark brown syrup made from sugar cane.
man is a biscuit or cookie made of gingerbread, usually in the
shape of stylized human. These originated in England, and have
been adapted to various seasonal themes and holidays, such as
Christmas, Halloween or Easter.
Print on sturdy paper to use as stencils that children can trace on brown paper bag or print directly to brown construction paper and children can cut out. Decorate with pom poms, sequins, buttons, etc.
Activities, crafts and
coloring pages for the animals featured in The Gingerbread Man
online story: Pig | Horse | Cow
| Fox | Other versions feature a
or ram: male sheep
Letter G Gingerbread printable activities
(soft G sound)
Gingerbread theme coloring pages
Gingerbread Man & Woman Patterns
Activities & crafts
for the animals
featured in the video story:
Other farm animals
*materials to color or paint
*paper or construction paper
| Alphabet > Letter G > Gingerbread soft g sound |
Animals > Cow | Pig | Horse | Fox |
Fairy Tales > Coloring
pages | Online
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