To extend our fabulous Gingerbread Unit, I always read some books of other runaway foods. There are tons out there (I am obsessed with alternate versions of fairy tales, especially if they show unusual cultures). Here are a few that we read:
Then the kids make up their own story about a runaway food. Some even wrote what that food would say as it ran and ran!
Runaway hot dog
Corn, again-a popular food apparently!