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Gingerbread season is here!  And although I would love to spend the morning with my students baking gingerbread men, it’s just not feasible.  This gingerbread syllable sorting center (maybe) the next best thing and less mess! 

FREE Gingerbread syllable sort for kindergarten, first grade and second grade for the holiday season

Home Centers

This resource is perfect for kindergarten students that are learning the foundation of building words and using syllables.  Many classrooms have been told to remove home centers from their classrooms, so this is a great alternative.  If you do have a home center, this activity is a perfect place to add to that center! 

Themed Centers

Adding themed literacy activities for the holidays is so fun. Chances are the classroom is already decked out for Christmas. Therefore, why not add a little pizzaz to your literacy station? First grade students have grown out of the home center, but you can use this activity in your regular literacy station!  

Good For Second Grade!

Syllable practice flows even to second grade.  This is a great literacy station to use during that last week of school before their long break.  They will have fun, but also complete a quick review on syllable counting!

You can even have your students use a dry erase marker to mark where each syllable starts!

This syllable sorting center is easy to prep.  All you need are the three sorting mats, picture cards, and a recording sheet.  You can even add some real cookie trays or magnets to the picture cards.


Free Literacy Center

You can grab this literacy center by clicking the MJCS on the bottom of this post.   You can find more gingerbread activities in my Gingerbread Unit for Little Learners.

FREE Gingerbread activities for kids for math and literacy


Gingerbread Write the Room // The Kindergarten Connection

Editable Gingerbread Board Game // Fun Learning for Kids

Gingerbread Man Theme Old Maid Card Game // Stay at Home Educator

Gingerbread Playdough Mats // The STEM Laboratory

Retelling the Gingerbread Man // Sara J. Creations

Gingerbread Man Printable Ten Frames // Fun A Day

Gumdrop Patterns // Playdough to Plato

How to Make a Gingerbread House Writing Craftivity // Literacy with the Littles

Gingerbread Problem Solving // Recipe for Teaching

Gingerbread Number Puzzles Freebie // A Dab of Glue Will Do

How to Bake Gingerbread Cookies Cut and Paste // Happy Days in First Grade

Gingerbread CVC Mats // Fairy Poppins

Holiday Gingerbread Syllable Sort // Mrs. Jones Creation Station

Gingerbread House I Spy // Teach Me Mommy

Gingerbread Sight Word Game // The Letters of Literacy

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