A deliciously educational unit of learning.
This kit gives you everything you need to teach an engaging program of activities all based around The Gingerbread Man.
With ideas for math, literacy, science, play, sensory, arts and crafts your children will love learning through baking, play, and exploration.
I’ve created this unit so children can connect with this classic theme with new and engaging activities.
We’ll use this traditional tale as a stepping stone into hands-on math, science, literacy, and more.
Everything is organised for you, with lots of extra printables to make your planning and delivery easy and enjoyable.
Everything you need for this engaging unit, all in one place.
:: over 45 pages of lessons, activities, and printables
:: a complete unit of gingerbread-themed math, science, literacy, arts and crafts, sensory, and play
:: materials lists and bonus printables make it so easy!
:: everything planned for you, so you can enjoy it as much as your children do
:: fun and delicious, and packed with engaging learning
:: created with children aged 3 to 7 in mind
A super fun program!
The Gingerbread Unit is perfect for you if:
:: You’re a teacher who needs a great set of engaging lessons and activities that fit right into your classroom planning. Let’s take this classic theme and bring it up to date with my fresh ideas for hands-on learning. Math, science, literacy, arts and crafts – I’ve got you covered, with lots of printables so it’s super easy to give your kids memorable and effective lessons.
:: You’re a home educator, who loves to mix in fun learning through the year. I’ll show you how to mix math, literacy, and science into making, baking and playing. Happy kids, lots of learning!
:: You’re a childminder, nanny or educator who loves to give your children the fun of a themed week. With super ideas for gingerbread-themed activities you can give your children the best of both worlds: traditional play and creative, hands-on learning.
:: You’re a parent who wants to connect with your children and get them off screens. I’ve included some of my family’s favourite activities in this unit – super cute ideas that are perfect for family time.
Here’s exactly what you’ll get in the Gingerbread Man Unit
- 45+ pages of lessons, activities and printables
- 16 individual lessons / activity plans
- 19 pages of bonus printables
- full colour photographs, material lists, and instructions for each activity
Gingerbread-themed lessons and activities include:
- a classic, easy to make gingerbread recipe, plus a fancy stained glass version
- gingerbread-themed play dough mats and play dough storytelling
- gingerbread man alphabet cards and letter activities
- repeating pattern and matching activities
- gingerbread man number cards and math activities
- STEM bridge building challenge
- fun explorations of non-standard measurement, tally, and bar graphs
- arts and crafts including 3D gingerbread houses, painting, collage, 3D gingerbread men, printmaking
- fine motor activities including gingerbread play dough and gingerbread-themed lacing cards
Bonus printables include:
- gingerbread man, lady, and house templates
- gingerbread man counting cards
- gingerbread man alphabet cards
- gingerbread man, lady, and house play dough mats
- classic gingerbread recipe card
- gingerbread man, lady, and house lacing cards
- STEM design ideas planning sheet
- graphing and measuring charts
- pattern matching and sequencing cards
- gingerbread house folding guide
About Cathy James
I’m passionate about children having the opportunity to learn through hands-on, creative activities. I want kids to delight in what they’re learning and enjoy their childhood.
I’m the author The Garden Classroom (published by Roost Books), Super Sensory Invitations to Play, and Art Spark. I’ve also worked in preschool, school, homeschool, and as a childminder, where my provision was rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED.
With over twenty years experience in education I want to share what I’ve learned with you, so you can feel inspired, confident, and supported to give your children the best start in life. Let’s work together to deliver lessons that are engaging, impactful, and fun!
The Deliciously Educational Gingerbread Man Unit
45+ pages of lesson plans, activities, and printables
Everything you need for a deliciously educational unit
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