Gingerbread isn’t just for baking and building this holiday season—it’s for reading and learning, too! This list of 19 gingerbread reads is filled with engaging stories and folktales starring gingerbread men, gingerbread children, and even a gingerbread pirate. They’re fun and festive books even the most reluctant readers will want to take a bite out of!


    Time for Gingerbread Activities:

    After reading, help your students dive deeper into the world of gingerbread men with The Gingerbread Man: Mini-Book & Activities. This resource features the classic European folktale alongside engaging prompts to help young readers understand dialogue, improve reading comprehension and fluency, and develop the writing skills they need for success inside and outside the classroom.

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