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Gingerbread Man Alphabet Sensory Bin

Are you looking for fun Gingerbread Man Activities to do this season? Your kids are sure to love this Gingerbread Man Alphabet Sensory Bin! They will work on letter recognition through sensory play!


Gingerbread Man Letter Recognition Activity

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Gingerbread Man Alphabet Sensory Bin:

This letter recognition activity is a fun way for pre-readers to practice recognizing lowercase and capital letters. You can have your kids work on one set of letters at a time.


You can also mix the letters together and work on both depending on your children’s letter knowledge. If your kids know all of the letter names, you can differentiate this activity and have them practice identifying the letter sounds. 


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What Is Letter Recognition?

Letter recognition is is the ability to recognize and name all of the lowercase and capital letters. In addition, kids who can recognize the letters of the alphabet can also distinguish between them too.


Using hands-on activities is fun for kids who are learning to identify capital and lowercase letters! 


Getting Ready To Use The Gingerbread Man Alphabet Sensory Bin:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Gingerbread Men with Lowercase Letters
  • 26 Gingerbread Men with Capital Letters
  • 2 Letter Recording Sheets
    • Color the Lowercase Letters
    • Color the Capital Letters


What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper
  • Laminator and Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors
  • Dot Marker or Crayons
  • Plastic Container 
  • Brown Shredded Paper
  • Red and Green Pom Poms


To prepare this alphabet activity, fill out the form below to get the printables in your inbox. After receiving the email, download and print the cards and the recording sheet that you want to use. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too. Next, laminate the cards and cut them out.


To set-up the sensory bin, fill a plastic container with brown shredded paper and red and green pom poms. You can use rice, sand, or another sensory bin filler too. You can also add jingle bells, buttons, and more! Finally, put the cards in the shredded paper. 


How To Use The Gingerbread Man Alphabet Sensory Bin:

Your kids will pick a gingerbread man out of the sensory bin and identify the letter on it. They will then use dot markers or crayons to color the lowercase or capital letter on the recording sheets. 


Gingerbread Man Sensory Activity


This Gingerbread Man Alphabet Sensory Bin is a hands-on letter recognition activity and fun way to add more sensory play into your day.



Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this letter recognition resource for later? Pin this to your alphabet activities board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!


Gingerbread Man Alphabet Sensory Bin


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Sr. Beth Henken

Friday 2nd of December 2022

This is just what I was looking for as we are creating an ice fishing game in which the children will fish for ginger bread person with a letter on it. They can use the recording list to mark off the letter. Thank you.

jenna olivero

Thursday 10th of November 2022

looks like fun, gradsons will love it.


Friday 28th of October 2022

I love your stuff! Thank you

Amy Lewonka

Monday 25th of July 2022

This is a great addition to my gingerbread unit! I love that it has a sensory element to it


Monday 6th of December 2021

Super cute! This will be perfect with my gingerbread unit

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