September 14, 2023
EDIBLE Gingerbread Man Slime Recipe – Preschool Christmas Activities

EDIBLE Gingerbread Man Slime Recipe – Preschool Christmas Activities

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Young children love exploring with all their senses!  And nothing says Christmas like the scents of gingerbread man baking in the oven! This gingerbread slime is a great way to capture your child’s interest with a fun, playful Christmas activity that will engage their senses.  Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders can smell, touch, taste, and visually explore this exciting christmas slime!  This ginger breadslime recipe will help children stengthen hand muscles while having fun in December too.  So whip up a batch of this edible slime recipe and you are ready to play!

Young children love exploring with all their senses!  And nothing says Christmas like the scents of gingerbread man baking in the oven! This gingerbread slime is a great way to capture your child's interest with a fun, playful Christmas activity that will engage their senses.  Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders can smell, touch, taste, and visually explore this exciting christmas slime!  This ginger breadslime recipe will help children stengthen hand muscles while having fun in December too.  So whip up a batch of this edible slime recipe and you are ready to play!

Gingerbread Slime

Capture your child’s interest this Christmas with a playful and sensory activity that they’ll love! Our gingerbread slime recipe is a surefire way to engage your little ones as they explore the scents, textures, and flavors of the season. Whether they’re toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, or first graders, they can have a blast with this exciting Christmas slime. Plus, it’s a great way to strengthen their hand muscles while having fun in December. So why wait? Whip up a batch of this edible slime recipe and let the Christmas fun begin!
 

Edible slime recipe

All you need are some common houseold ingredients and you are ready to play with christmas slime recipe!

  • vanilla frosting
  • powdered milk
  • cornstarch
  • ginger
  • cinnamon
  • ground cloves
  • ground nutmeg
  • dark molasses
  • vegetable oil
mix together melted frosting and molasses

Gingerbread Man Slime

In a quart glass measuring cup, heat 1 can of vanilla frosting in the microwave for 30 to 60 seconds or until it is pourable.

Then, stir in 1/4 cup dark molasses with the melted frosting.

mix dry ingredients

Gingerbread Slime Recipe

Add  2/3 cup powdered milk, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon cloves, and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg in the melted frosting and stir until combined.

mix in cornstarch and vegetable oil

Christmas slime

Slowly add 1 1/2 to 2 cups cornstarch and1/2 cup vegetable oil, alternating between the two, until the slime is thick and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Turn out on waxed paper for playing.

TIP: If the slime is too sticky, add additional oil. If the slime sticks to hands, use wet hands to play. Playing on wax paper is recommended.

Gingerbread Slime Recipe

Gingerbread Activities

This edible ginger bread slime is fluffy and edible. It is a fun and unique texture that does more slimy things than playdough, but can be rolled and hold together to use cookie cutters to shape and create gingerbread men with. It’s super fun!

Gingerbread Man Activities

Gingerbread Man Activities

The first thing my kids always want to do is to make their handprint, it is like a tradition in our house with all our slime concoctions! And I love that unlike store bought slimes, homemade slimes make enough that you can make even grown up handprints!

gingerbread activity preschool

Homemade Slime

Plus there are so many different ways to customize them and enjoy without worrying about the chemicals. This recipe is all safe to eat! So whether your child is just tasting a little or enjoying spoonfulls, you don’t have to worry about what is in the slime!

Christmas slime

Gingerbread preschool activities

Plus all the rolling, cutting, and decorating is great for developing fine motor skills and strengthening hand muscles they will need for writing in school! It’s a WIN / WIN activity!

Gingerbread Man Slime

Gingerbread activity preschool

Grab some buttons, pom poms, felt strips, google eyes, candy, buttons, etc and ou can make your own holiday characters like friendly gingerbread man. This is a great extension activity after reading the Gingerbread Man, my kids favorite – The Gingerbread Pirates, of this cute Gingerbread Cowboys.

Gingerbread Activities

Christmas Activities

Looking for a fun and educational activity for your little ones? Look no further! Gingerbread slime is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and beyond. Let your children explore and learn while having a blast with this exciting sensory experience. Get ready for endless hours of fun and entertainment. Try it out today!

Get into the Christmas spirit with a fun, edible gingerbread slime activity that allows children to explore with their senses!

Christmas activity preschool

Get into the Christmas spirit with a fun, edible gingerbread slime activity that allows children to explore with their senses!

 

Young children love exploring with all their senses!  And nothing says Christmas like the scents of gingerbread man baking in the oven! This gingerbread slime is a great way to capture your child's interest with a fun, playful Christmas activity that will engage their senses.  Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders can smell, touch, taste, and visually explore this exciting christmas slime!  This ginger breadslime recipe will help children stengthen hand muscles while having fun in December too.  So whip up a batch of this edible slime recipe and you are ready to play!
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Edible Gingerbread Slime

Young children love exploring with all their senses!  And nothing says Christmas like the scents of gingerbread man baking in the oven! This gingerbread slime is a great way to capture your child's interest with a fun, playful Christmas activity that will engage their senses.  Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders can smell, touch, taste, and visually explore this exciting christmas slime!  This ginger breadslime recipe will help children stengthen hand muscles while having fun in December too.  So whip up a batch of this edible slime recipe and you are ready to play!
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

  • 1 can vanilla frosting
  • 2/3 cup powdered milk
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

Instructions

  • First, heat 1 can of vanilla frosting in the microwave for 30 to 60 seconds or until it is pourable.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together 2/3 cup powdered milk, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon cloves, and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg in a medium bowl.
  • Pour and stir in 1/4 cup dark molasses with the melted frosting in the bowl of seasonings.
  • Slowly add 1 1/2 to 2 cups cornstarch and1/2 cup vegetable oil, alternating between the two, until the slime is thick and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Turn out on waxed paper for playing.
  • TIP: If the slime is too sticky, add additional oil. If the slime sticks to hands, use wet hands to play. Playing on wax paper is recommended.

Gingerbread Activities

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