This is a great Literacy Center activity for your Gingerbread theme! The cards have Gingerbread cookie images along with CVC images. These cards will help engage your students as they practice oreading simple short vowel CVC words. Add a small sticker to the back of the cards to make this a self-checking activity too. Using the clothespins will also give your students a great fine motor workout! You can use these cards as an early finisher activity, in your small groups, or at center time. There are 56 cards covering CVC words with all 5 short vowel sounds. This set also includes THREE cut and paste recording sheets!