We're in the Christmas mood here on Virtual Book Club for Kids and this week's theme for preschoolers is Gingerbread. It's one of our favorite themes for this time of the year and we have featured one of our favorite authors and illustrators as the book this week Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett.
If you have trouble finding the book scroll down and you can find more teacher recommended Gingerbread themed books for preschoolers after the activity plan and selection of activities this week.
So here we go a week of Preschool Fun on the theme of Gingerbread featuring Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett.
Virtual Book Club for Kids Featured Book Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
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Jan Brett is one of our favorite classic authors all of the books are beautifully illustrated and focused on classic and folk tales ideal for reading with kids. In Gingerbread Baby Mattie makes a Gingerbread Baby and then there is an adventure that the Gingerbread baby goes on.
Weekly Virtual Book Club Plans
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Why not discover more about the author and illustrations as well as see Jan Brett read the story by watching the video below.
Gingerbread Songs and Finger Rhymes for Preschoolers
Gingerbread Men Action Rhyme for Kids
5 Gingerbread Men
Gingerbread Man Dance and Freeze
Watch the full classic story of The Gingerbread Man
Gingerbread Theme for Preschoolers Activity Plan for the Week
We have picked 5 easy activities based on this theme. Pick the one that appeals to you the most, try a few or if you are looking for more structure for your days then check out our weekly suggested schedule and plan to try all 5.
Gingerbread Themed Books for Preschoolers
Whether you want to supplement your book basket this week or you find it difficult to get hold of Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett we have 3 other books that we recommend as parents and teachers that your preschoolers will love.
The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas by Laura Murray
The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup
The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt
More Christmas Activity Week Plans for Preschoolers
Christmas Tree Themed Week Featuring The Little Blue Truck's Christmas by Alice Schertle
Ornament Week for Preschoolers featuring Merry Christmas Mouse by Laura Numeroff
Reindeer Themed Week featuring Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Christmas Themed Week featured Twas Nochebuena by Roseanne Greenfield Thong
Santa Themed Week featuring The Night Before Christmas
Last year we featured even more activities for a Gingerbread theme go and check them out if you are looking for more ways to extend this week further.