MrsK’s Book Hooks: How to Catch a Gingerbread Man

  • Materials: family learning journals/paper, pencils, colored pencils, and/or crayons. Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the page with today’s learning topic/skill.
  • Gather your family… “Today we are going to draft and engineer our own Gingerbread Man trap! Ask a family member to be today’s scribe during the family discussion. Discuss what the trap might look like.
  • Next: Share the slide below:
  • Invite everyone to sketch their own trap (6-8 minutes).
  • Next: Share the slide below:
  • Just for today… enjoy a family Storytime! If you are homeschooling or looking for inspiring ideas for family time, check out IL’s Family Learning Calendar… every day of the week there is something new to learn… to be inspired… to create memories!
  • Free Christmas author event. If you have a moment to “play” this event, you will enjoy a delightful holiday moment! Featured author: my favorite “go-to”… Jan Brett!

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