Gingerbread Theme Day

Are you trying to find a way to keep your students engaged and learning with all of the holiday excitement? Themed days may be just for you. During Gingerbread Theme Day, you can read your choice of suggested gingerbread stories and complete the reading comprehension activities included. There is a letter to send home, a banner, crafts, a STEM challenge, and more. You could run centers for the day or complete the activities together. The choices are endless. There is a gingerbread house and gingerbread girl and boy craft, writing activities, an original poem with extensions, math games, math task cards, phonics scoot, and loads of word work extensions. With all that is included, this could be used for more than one day!


Read all about this fun day here!

What’s included in Gingerbread Theme Day:


  • Gingerbread Day Banner
  • Gingerbread Letter

Poetry Activities

  • Gingerbread Day Poem
  • Rhyming
  • Illustrate
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Sequence
  • Questioning

Gingerbread Cookie Mini Book

  • Mini book 2 per page (8 pages)
  • Cut and glue retelling
  • Gingerbread recipe cards

Literature Extensions: You pick the book

  • Character Analysis
  • Sequencing
  • Features of Fiction
  • Main Idea and Details
  • Fiction or Non-Fiction
  • Characters& Setting
  • Check for Understanding
  • Retelling


  • Game Board Up and Back
  • Game Board Doubles
  • Roll 2 and Add Bingo
  • Count by 5’s
  • Adding Ten Frames
  • Dice Addition Puzzles (color)

Word Work

  • CvC to CVCE scoot (color)
  • Syllables
  • ABC Order
  • Word Search
  • Unscramble
  • Punctuation (. or ?)
  • Noun, Adjective, Verb Color
  • Rhyme Time BLENDS
  • Making Words (gingerbread fun)

Adopt a Gingerbread

  • Class book (color)
  • Adoption page (8 options)

Writing/Activity Extensions

  • How to Catch a Gingerbread Writing (2 options)
  • Build a Gingerbread Village
  • Build a Gingerbread Paper Pencil
  • My Gingerbread House Writing (2 options)
  • Build a Bridge for Gingerbread Stem
  • Supplies
  • Recording Sheet
  • Writing

Gingerbread Craft

  • Craft patterns
  • Banner “Sweet Cookies”
  • Writing

Center Signs 1-12 Full Page/Fourth Page color

Center Checklists options for 5-12


©Megan Mitchell