Gingerbread Baby, by Jan Brett is a retelling of the old favorite about a fast running gingerbread boy who escapes from the oven and the misadventures he has on his way.
Watch and listen to Jan Brett read her version of the story, Gingerbread Baby (note actual story begins about 3.5 minutes through the video).
Compare and contrast the Gingerbread baby with the original Gingerbread man story using this venn diagram.
Make up your own adventures of the Gingerbread Baby. Where will he go? Who will he meet? How did he escape? How will you catch him?
Make a map of your Gingerbread Baby's adventures around your neighborhood. Make his path clear and mark any place he stopped (houses, businesses, etc.)
HistoryLearn about the history of Gingerbread here.
MathPractice division with this Gingerbread division worksheet.