Fun Stuff


Sweet Gingerbread Fun for all your smart cookies! Pick from the ideas and activities below: (Check back often... there are more to come!)

Gingerbread Man Loose in the School

Gingerbread Man Maze

Print out the maze and help the Gingerbread Man find his classmates.

Gingerbread Man Word Search

Can you find words from The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School in the puzzle?

Story Sequencing Sheet

Story sequencing sheet for The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School

Character Stick Puppets

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School stick puppet cut-outs

Bingo Card

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School Bingo Card


Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck

Story Sequencing Sheet

Story sequencing sheet for The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck

Gingerbread Man Coloring Sheet

Coloring sheet of Fireman Gingerbread Man

Fire Station Virtual Tours and Games Online

Take a virtual field trip! Links to tours of fire stations, fire trucks, and interviews with fire fighters. The last link has fun online games for children to play. The URL addresses can be copied and pasted into your browser, if needed. See page 7 of the Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck Teachers Guide for the list of links.

Fire Fighters Hat and Badges

Make Fire Fighters Hats and Badges from paper plates. See pages 14-15 of The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck Teachers Guide for instructions.

Fun Fire Safety Website—Sparky's Schoolhouse

A fun way to teach your child/class about fire safety, including CCSS-aligned teaching materials such as interactive whiteboard lessons, printable worksheets and discussion questions. Also featuring a cute app and/or e-book with related teaching resources.


Gingerbread Man General

Gingerbread Man Coloring Page

Color and decorate the Gingerbread Man!

Gingerbread Man Hats

Printable templates to make cute student Gingerbread Man Hats out of construction paper

Candy Door Decorations

Template for Gingerbread classroom door decoration candies

Bulletin Board

“Batch of Smart Cookies” Bulletin Board example and instructions

Mapping Activity

“Where in the World is the Gingerbread Man” Mapping Activity

Math Graphing Lesson

Sensational Senses and Math Graphing Lesson. See page 13-14 in The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School Teacher's Guide.

Play Dough

Easy Gingerbread play dough recipe

Gingerbread Cookies

Gluten-free Gingerbread cookie recipe

Gingerbread Man Costume

Make your own Gingerbread Man costume or t-shirt

Gingerbread House

Graham cracker Gingerbread House or “Old Fashioned School House” Version

Gingerbread Haunted House

Spooky and sweet Gingerbread Haunted House

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