These 20+ gingerbread preschool printables will be perfect for your early childhood lesson plans this Christmas season. Included in these free gingerbread printables are math activities such as ten frames, literacy activities to teach sight words, fine motor worksheets for pre-writing practice, and more! Grab them all, then don’t miss the rest of our free Christmas printables.
Gingerbread Printables for Preschoolers
Nothing is quite as fun as a preschool gingerbread man preschool theme! It’s one of my favorite weeks of the year. We do it every year as the last week before Christmas break. It’s a perfect lead up to the holidays, especially if you’re in a classroom or school that doesn’t celebrate Christmas.
With so many adorable themed activities available, it’s easy to complete your gingerbread lesson plans. There are dramatic play opportunities where the kids can make their own gingerbread men, gingerbread songs, gingerbread crafts, and so much more!
Plus, I’ve gathered my favorite free gingerbread printables for you to use. These 20+ free preschool gingerbread printables are a fantastic way to add some low-prep, hands-on learning to your lesson plans.
Just print and go! And as always, these early childhood printables are for the win!
FAQs About Gingerbread Theme for Preschoolers
The gingerbread man story is a famous folktale about a gingerbread boy who runs away from home and is eaten by a fox. The moral of this story is to be careful about who you trust. There have been gingerbread songs for preschoolers written about it, as well as crafts, because of it’s new-found popularity.
The gingerbread theme is very popular for preschoolers around Christmastime. Besides reading a variety of gingerbread man stories, some favorite activities among 3 to 4 year olds are building gingerbread houses and making gingerbread cookies. Here is a gingerbread playdough recipe that can be made into cookies!
A gingerbread man theme can be added to your math and literacy activities, too, like in this gingerbread alphabet game and this gingerbread color sorting game.
This edible gingerbread playdough receipe is perfect for preschoolers to play with, but also doubles as a cookie recipe too! Mix up a batch and split it with your preschoolers to play with while you bake some delicious crispy gingerbread cookies!
Gingerbread Man Books
There are now so many different versions of The Gingerbread Man, and we love them all! Here are some of my favorites, as well as other gingerbread theme picture books I like to read my class during circle time.
Your preschoolers will certainly enjoy these gingerbread man themed learning fun activities! Whether you choose the gingerbread worksheets for preschool or the gingerbread play dough activities, there is something for everyone with these learning activities!
I’m Sarah, an educator turned stay-at-home-mama of five! I’m the owner and creator of Stay At Home Educator, a website about intentional teaching and purposeful learning in the early childhood years. I’ve taught a range of levels, from preschool to college and a little bit of everything in between. Right now my focus is teaching my children and running a preschool from my home. Credentials include: Bachelors in Art, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.