The smell of sugary sweet candy brings instant JOY to the face of little ones. Whether it is in your classroom or at your kitchen table, kids love decorating gingerbread houses. Make this part of your holiday tradition this year. Let your little ones have free reign to decorate how they would like. You will be surprised by their creativity. Looking for a little math connection, gingerbread houses are a great way to talk about patterns, counting and sorting like objects.