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Gingerbread Men
Submitted by: Karen Lagarde, Barbara Bush
• Pre-school
Gingerbread Mouse by:Katy Bratun
An accident sends Mouse in search of a new home at Christmastime. She finds what seems to be the perfect one inside of a much larger house. She meets a new friend with a better idea.
Gingerbread Man by:Eric A. Kimmel
A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox.
Maisy Makes Gingerbread by:Lucy Cousins
Maisy makes gingerbread cookies just in time to share with her friends.
Gingerbread Cowboy by:Janet Squires
A freshly baked gingerbread cowboy escapes from the ranch kitchen and eludes his pursuers in this wester US version of the Gingerbread Man.
Runaway Tortilla by:Eric A. Kimmel
In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him.
Gingerbread Girl by:Lisa Campbell Ernst
Like her older brother the Gingerbread Boy, who was eventurally devoured by a fox, the Gingerbread Girl eludes the many people who would like to eat her. She also has a plan to escape her brother's fate.
Gingerbread Men wreath--Cut out the center of a paper plate. Decorate brown die cut gingerbread men and glue around the paper plate ring.
Buy plain gingerbread cookies, let children frost and decorate their own gingerbread men.
Game--Where is the Gingerbread Man? Make different colored house shapes and a diecut gingerbread man. Glue magnets on the back. Ask the children to guess which house the gingerbread man is behind. Do this several times. Kids love this game!