The Christmas/Winter Season is a perfect time to use Gingerbread activities at home or at school! We use the Gingerbread Unit after Christmas as our kids like the unit and it helps us transition back into a "learning spirit" after Christmas festivities! Below are a few sample activities from the Gingerbread Thematic Unit. Gingerbread Man Letter and Picture Matching - Gingerbread Letter Picture … [Read more...] about Gingerbread Man Theme Activities for Home or School!
Gingerbread Theme for Preschool and Kindergarten
Kids love to play with (and eat!) candy canes. The activities below can be done with real candy canes (leave the wrappers on for games) or the children can twist red and white pipe cleaners together to make candy canes for use at home or in the classroom. Candy Cane Counting by 5's - Candy Cane Number Flags Blank Candy Cane Flags Materials needed: Red or White Play Dough (or peppermint … [Read more...] about Candy Cane Math and Sight Words for Preschool and Kindergarten!
Christmas "Roll a Block" Tree - Christmas Roll a Block Tree Template Materials needed: Small square green/yellow foam blocks (or cut the squares from the Christmas Roll a Block Tree Template.pdf linked above), one foam block labeled with just the numbers 1 and 2 on all sides (if you do not have foam blocks, you can label several index cards with the numbers 1 and 2 and put face down in a “draw” … [Read more...] about Christmas Math and Sensory Ideas for Kids!