Gingerbread Man

Contents of the Gingerbread Man steam puppets and early literacy kit

This fairy tales themed kit combines the classic story of The Gingerbread Man with hands-on STEM and literacy activities that will engage children and build critical language and literacy skills, boost creative express, and explore early engineering concepts.

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Age Range

3+  |  Preschool+



  • The Gingerbread Boy hardcover book
  • The Gingerbread Man storytelling felt puppet set
  • The Gingerbread Man problem solving STEM kit containing the following:
    • Building materials for one or two children (28 pieces)
    • 4 character figurines
    • Water tray
    • Rubber bands
    • Teacher's card with lesson plan*
    • 3 student cards with teaching notes*
    • Story card with reproducible design sheet*
      *Items located in resource binder
  • Resource binder
    • Problem solving STEM kit resources (listed above)
    • Idea sheets
    • Notes pages
    • Feedback page


This Early Literacy Kit was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.