Gingerbread Activities


Picture by Becka Hons
History

Wikipedia: Gingerbread House  - Gingerbread house history, modern times, Guinness World records, and Gingerbread houses.

PBS: History Gingerbread - Article talks a bit about the history of ginger, and where the first gingerbread recipe came from and the inspiration to decorate gingerbread.



Fun Activities

DLTK Site:
Kidzone: Gingerbread Man Theme Unit - 5 Day Theme Unit and Resource List
Felt Gingerbread Man - Links to the poem and a mini-book version as well.
Gingerbread Man Dot Page - Printable activity page.
Gingerbread Man Activities - Clip art, coloring pages, recipes, and craft ideas.
Gingerbread House - Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Enchanted Learning: Gingerbread Man -  Site offers a picture story about the Gingerbread Man and craft ideas. Some activities may need a membership to print.


Mathwire: Winter Math Activities: Gingerbread House - Scroll down to the ginger bread house activities.


ABCya!: Gingerbread House - This site offers people a chance to build a virtual gingerbread house. Choose from an array of items to help you build and design a one of a kind house. Flash Player required to play.



Make Your Own House

Martha Stewart: Swedish Gingerbread House How-To - Scroll through the pictures to see how to construction this house using caramel syrup as the glue!

King Arthur Flour: Construction Gingerbread for Gingerbread Houses and Gingerbread House Cakes - Recipes

Food Network: Gingerbread House - Recipe

PBS: Zoom: Graham Cracker Gingerbread House - An easy to make house made from Graham crackers.

Little Red Window: Tiny Cardboard Gingerbread House - Instructions for making a gingerbread house from recycled cardboard.


Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Christmas/Holiday House - Make a holiday house from a milk carton!

YouTube: Gingerbread Playlist - Make an origami house, learn how gingerbread house kits are made, and watch an gingerbread house competition.

Here's one of the videos in the list...
History: Holiday Foods-Gingerbread Houses




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