Abe Lincoln’s Log Cabin

This activity introduces Abraham Lincoln to young students by making a log cabin from pretzels & chocolate icing.

Objectives:

  • To introduce the children to Abraham Lincoln.
  • To tie his log cabin into the lesson.

Materials:

  • 1 small milk carton for each child
  • Enough containers of rich chocolate frosting to cover each house
  • Skinny pretzel logs (short
  • Small plastic plates
  • Glue Gun
  • Plastic knives

Lesson Plan:

  1. Glue a milk carton onto each plate with the glue gun.
  2. Give each child a plastic knife (after a discussion on how to use them).
  3. Let them spread frosting all over containers.
  4. Put pretzel logs on frosting sideways so that they look like logs.

Comments:

The children love doing this project. You wouldn’t believe how much frosting “accidentally” gets on their fingers. This project is also absolutely adorable to watch.

Grade Level(s): Preschool, K
By: Karey from Staten Island, NY

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