The Gingerbread Man Problem Solving STEM Kit

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  • 4 Figurines
  • 10 Planks
  • 10 Logs
  • 8 Clips
  • Rubber bands
  • 1 Water Tray
  • Story Card
  • Teacher’s guide
  • 3 student cards
  • Reproducible Planning Sheets
  • Reproduced Planning Sheets
  • Product box
  • Plastic carrying case


Kids use STEM skills to help the Gingerbread Man! Perfect for building problem-solving skills, the kit includes a story card that presents a dilemma for kids to solve. Children have to plan, create and test solutions to get the Gingerbread Man across a river! The kit comes with a STEM-focused story card, 28 plastic builders, 4 figures, rubber bands, a water tray, a guide, plus student and teacher cards with lesson plans and full support. Tray measures 10 3/4" x 15". Recommended Ages 3-6 years / Preschool-1st grade

Loan Period and Fines

This item is part of the LoT Jr. collection and the loan period is two weeks. 
A 20¢ per day fee will be applied if material is returned late. 

We know that our LoT Jr. Things often contain many small pieces. Please don't let a small missing piece stop you from returning an item, CADL often has small replacement parts and replace with no to minimal charge.


CADL circulates many unexpected items. Many have different loan rules. See the quick details here. Item's individual pages have further details.

Library of Things (LOT)

  • check out for 2 weeks
  • patrons ages 18+ only
  • must sign agreement
  • patrons may only check out 1 Thing at a time (patrons may still check out other items that are not in LOT collection)
  • adult patrons may check out 1 LOT Thing and 1 LOT Jr Thing at a time
  • late fines vary


  • check out for 2 weeks
  • adult and youth cards
  • late fines 20¢/day
  • patrons may only check out 1 LOT Jr Thing at a time (patrons may still check out other items that are not in LOT collection)
  • look for the Junior tag on the image or item's page to identify

Raising Reader Backpacks (RRB)

  • check out for 3 weeks
  • any age
  • late fines 20¢/day 


  • vary by pass, read pass details