This program opens with a look at how this story is told around the world. The Musubi Man, Jan Brett’s Gingerbread Baby, The Run Away Rice Cake, and more versions of the story are compared. Students witness the classic tale of The Gingerbread Boy comes to life with brilliantly colored shadow puppets. The story is narrated and performed during the first part of the program.
As a culminating activity, students make their very own Gingerbread Boy Shadow Puppet and learn about gingerbread’s ingredients. LOTS of movement for students in this program!
Puppet: Gingerbread Boy Shadow Puppet
Program Lenght: 45 Minutes
Digital Learning Program Director
Sara started her career at the Center in 2000, after receiving her degree in Education. Her first position was in the Education department, where she was able to combine her passion for the arts, as well as her love for teaching. Throughout her time at the Center, Sara took on many different roles, settling in the Digital Learning Department. In 2016, she became the department’s director and has continued to expand its award-winning programming. Digital Learning is currently in all 50 states and 9 countries.
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We do not charge for any program cancellations due to weather. However, we do require that you reschedule. The full fee will be charged for cancellations with less than 48 hours notice and for “NO SHOWS.” Foreign language programs require a 2 week cancellation notice. Call with questions.
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