Montessori & Gingerbread
One way to have fun during this holiday is to use to use a gingerbread theme.
Here are some gingerbread ideas that would be great at home and school.
Montessori handwork comes to light during this holiday season. Also, baking and cooking introduce not only elements of culture, taste and smell, but the science of cooking.
Here are some activities that will keep any child's attention using gingerbread fun.
For a community service you can provide these hand made gingerbread dolls.
Make your own gingerbread book.
Trace or pin punch out these gingerbread shapes.
When I make gingerbread with children, I like using egg free recipes, kids love to lick the batter so this
is much safer than using eggs.
This is an article about the science of making gingerbread.
Use this gingerbread printout to make as a pattern for tracing, sewing or a cookie template, cut out of craft foam to make a decoration.
Make a cork gingerbread ornament.
Label the gingerbread items for a reading and spelling exercise.