Are you looking for fun alphabet resources for your students to do in December? Grab this free printable Gingerbread House Letter Recognition Activity!
Christmas literacy activities like this one are a hands-on way for your young learners to practice identifying letters by their shapes and names.
You can use this holiday-themed resources as an engaging and entertaining literacy center, morning tub, or enrichment resource.
Letter recognition is an important skill for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to learn.
By being able to identify letters by their names and shapes, they will be better prepared to read and write.
Your young learners will understand that words are made up of individual letters and sounds. They will also learn how the letters are formed.
Using letter identification activities like this one in your classroom and homeschool will help your kids practice and learn these essential skills!
Getting Ready to Use the Gingerbread House Letter Naming Activity:
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- Gingerbread House to Feed
- 26 Capital Letter Gumdrop Cards
- 26 Lowercase Letter Gumdrop Cards
What Else Is Needed:
To get this letter recognition activity ready, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
After receiving the email with the printables, download and print the gingerbread house and gumdrop cards on white card stock.
Then, laminate the printables and cut out the gingerbread house and gumdrop cards.
Finally, tape or glue the gingerbread house onto a paper bag or cardboard box and cut out the mouth.
How to Use the Gingerbread House Letter Identification Activity:
To begin this alphabet identification activity, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will first pick a gumdrop card.
Next, they will say the name of the capital or lowercase letter on it as they “feed” it to the gingerbread house.
If your young learners are just starting to work on letter recognition, start with just a few capital or lowercase cards.
As they learn to identify the letters by their shapes and names, you can add more cards to this activity.
If your students know all the letter names, they can practice saying their sounds as they feed the gingerbread house.
You can easily differentiate this Gingerbread House Letter Recognition Activity to meet the needs of all your kids this Christmas!
More Gingerbread Literacy Activities:
Are you looking for more gingerbread-themed activities for your students? Here are our favorite books and literacy resources.
Gingerbread Books for Kids:
Before your kids do these gingerbread-themed activities, share one of these picture books with them.
The Gingerbread Man by Gail Yerrill
How to Catch a Gingerbread Man by Adam Wallace
The Plan for the Gingerbread House by Darcy Pattison
Gingerbread Literacy Activities for Kids:
With these activities, your young learners can practice letter recognition, fine motor skills, and much more.
You May Also Like These Christmas Morning Tubs:
Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will have a merry time learning with these fun and festive Christmas Morning Tubs!
From letter order to shape recognition, your young learners will work on a variety of important literacy and math skills.
Click on the picture to learn more about the 10 resources that are included in this bundle!
Download the Gingerbread House Alphabet Activity:
To get the printables for this Gingerbread House Letter Recognition Activity emailed to you, fill out the form below.