Are you looking for a Christmas-themed pre-writing activity? You’ll want these Catch That Gingerbread Man Tracing Worksheets! It’s a great way for your preschoolers to practice writing strokes and pencil grip.
Not only will using these preschool worksheets help your kids work on pre-writing skills, but they are also a funactivity after reading The Gingerbread Man.
Catch That Gingerbread Man Tracing Worksheets:
These preschool printables are a simple resource to use in any early elementary classroom or homeschool.
Just print the no-prep worksheets for an easy resource for your preschoolers to do during the holiday season.
Getting Ready To Use The Catch That Gingerbread Man Tracing Worksheets:
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- 7 Catch That Gingerbread Man Tracing Worksheets
What Else Is Needed:
- The Gingerbread Man by Gail Yerrill
- Copy Paper
- Bingo Dauber
- Writing Utensil
To get this pre-writing activity ready for your preschoolers, click on the button below and fill out the form.
Next, download and print the worksheets that you want to use on copy paper.
Then, make as many copies as you need for your students. (It’s helpful to have a few extra copies for beginning writers.)
To make this activity reusable, print the worksheets on white or colored card stock.
Next, laminate the printables or place each sheet in a dry erase pocket.
How To Use The Catch That Gingerbread Man Tracing Worksheets:
After reading the book The Gingerbread Man by Gail Yerrill, your preschoolers can retell the story and talk about the characters.
They can work on sequencing by saying the characters who chase the gingerbread man in order.
Then, your children will pick a worksheet and identify the character who is trying to catch the gingerbread man.
The characters include the old lady, old man, pig, cow, and horse.
There are two versions with the fox. One with the fox is chasing the gingerbread man and one with the gingerbread man running to the fox.
After selecting a printable, your pre-writers will trace over the line from the character to the gingerbread man with a bingo dauber or a writing utensil such as a pencil, marker, or paint pen.
If you have made this activity into a reusable one, your kids can trace over the line with a dry erase marker.
They can also cover the line with jingle bells, pom poms, mini erasers, or another small manipulative.
This set of Catch That Gingerbread Man Tracing Worksheets is an engaging and entertaining way for your pre-writers to practice the different writing strokes and pencil grip.
Extend The Activity:
To extend this activity, your can read other gingerbread man books to your students and compare that are in the different versions of the story.
You can also pair this resource with other themed activities like these:
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