Virtual Gingerbread Man or House Writing Activities


Looking for a GREAT holiday themed writing activity for your students to help  practice their writing skills? A gingerbread house or man decorating contest is a great resources for students you want to keep engaged in learning! Great for virtual or in person learning.


Are you looking for a great way to do an engaging virtual OR in-person Holiday WRITING lesson with students with a gingerbread theme?  I have you covered with these interactive, editable Google Slides to easily have students copy and paste movable parts to DESIGN their own gingerbread house or person.  Then, they will write a narrative, persuasive or opinion paper about the decorated gingerbread. You can even have a virtual contest of the decorated gingerbread man or house writing activity.

What is in this download?

42 Google Slides with Titles, Edit Text Boxes, Directions, Movable Parts and Video Tutorial to help you and students. 

There is an example for students to see.

  • 14 Background Slides for Student to choose from to begin designing.
  • 4 slides with movable parts for students to use to decorate their ugly sweater. (You can edit to remove to add images.)
  • 6 slides for students to brainstorm, organize thoughts, and write a story about their disguised turkey.
  • Extra black and white slides for students to digitally or handwrite stories. (narrative, persuasive or opinion writing included)

Make it even more fun by adding all the student’s work to a new slide show with the music provided while in PRESENT MODE to have an decorating contest. (optional)

You can print and display them in your room or make a slideshow with the student’s finished products to view virtually. (music provided)

Slide titles and backgrounds CAN NOT be edited, just the text boxes and movable parts can be edited. You can also add your own.

You can delete slides you don’t want to send to students, add your own directions to the sides of the slides to personalize.

Check out the preview and the Video to see this resource in action.


>>>>> YOU DO NOT need Google Classroom to use Google Slides. Click the link in the pdf and it will force a copy of it on your Google Drive. Students do not need to have Google Classroom to participate. They will need a Google account, which does not have to be a Gmail account, but just an account with Google that gives them access to Google Drive. <<<<<<

Easily share through Google Classroom to collect information. Students move images, add text and move parts to get plenty of writing and computer practice!

If you love this activity, you will love the Ugly Sweater Contest too!

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