Preschool Gingerbread and Sweet Treats Activities
The Holidays are such a special time for preschoolers, full of all kinds of sensory experiences. From the smell of fresh pine, to the joyous sounds of Holiday Carols. This pack is full of your favorite Holiday sweets! It includes: Gingerbread, Peppermint Candy, and Hot Cocoa.
Take a closer look at the activities....
Gingerbread Counting Mats 1-10
Practice number recognition and counting skills while using these gingerbread house counting mats. Identify the number and then add the same number of sweet treats to the mat.
Hot Cocoa Counting Mats 1-10 with frames
Pair these fun cocoa 10-frame mats with your favorite manipulatives like these sparkly white pom poms to practice counting skills.
Hot Chocolate Counting Mugs 1-10
Add pom poms or marshmallow counters to each hot cocoa counting mat.
Sweet Treats Count and Clip Cards
There are so many yummy treats that can be counted! Count up the tasty treats on these count and clip cards then clip the total at the bottom of the card.
Use these number cards that include both the numeral and number word along with gingerbread man cutouts or other fun sweet treat inspired counters to practice a variety of math skills.
Gingerbread House Decorating Game
This roll and play game is fun to play independently or with a partner. Roll the playing cube and then add the same color decoration to the gingerbread house.
Gingerbread Man Shape Mat
Match up the gingerbread man cookies to the ones with the same shaped buttons on the cookie sheet to practice shape recognition skills and sorting/classification.
Candy Cane Shape Clip Cards
These fun candy cane shapes are a fun way to explore 2D shapes. Trace the shape with your finger, identify, then clip the matching shape at the bottom of the card.
Hot Chocolate Color Match Puzzles
Match up each mug of hot cocoa to the same color candy cane in this activity.
Peppermint Letter Cards & Mat
Practice matching uppercase-to-lowercase letters with this sweet activity. Simply flip a card, identify the uppercase letter, then find and mark the matching lowercase letter on the mat.
Christmas Cookie Letter Match
This activity would be great to set up as a file folder game!
Practice letter recognition by matching the lowercase icing to the uppercase cookie.
Sweet Treats Word Wall Cards
There are a variety of fun ways to use the 8 word wall cards included in this set!
Use them during circle time to take turns making up a story or in your gross motor games (can you hop to the gumdrop card? leap like a gingerbread man to the gingerbread house?)
Candy Cane Ordering by Size
Practice ordering by size with these candy cane cards.
Sweet Treats Patterning
Patterning skills are an essential skill for pre-reading and math skills. Keep your preschooler engaged while learning with this sweet treat patterning invitation.
Sweet Treats Cutting/Pre-Writing Practice
Practice tracing along the line to connect each object to where it belongs, then get in some scissor practice by cutting along the line.
Gingerbread Man Dough Mat
Decorate a gingerbread man over and over with this play dough mat. Simply laminate or slip in a sheet protector and add your favorite dough.
**Also includes a B&W version as an ink saver or to use as a coloring page.
Preschoolers can show what they know about sequencing and recalling a events with this engaging activity.
Get preschoolers moving with this fun roll and play gross motor cube
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