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25 Cute Gingerbread Crafts For Kids

Do you remember growing up and celebrating Christmas with baking gingerbread cookies?  The aroma of freshly baked gingerbread coming from my grandma’s kitchen was out of this world.  Whenever I smell it today, it takes me right back to being a kid again.  So to me, nothing says Christmas like homemade gingerbread houses and gingerbread cookies!

Do you remember the sweet aroma of freshly baked gingerbread cookies coming from your grandma's kitchen during Christmas time? These 25 Cute Gingerbread Crafts For Kids will take you back to those moments in time and help you create new ones with your own family. Each one of these gingerbread crafts offers something different and are ideal for all ages, including adults. #gingerbread #christmas #kidcraft #christmascraft #diy #preschoolcraft #toddlercraft #adultcraft

My kids and I also greatly enjoy making holiday crafts that involve gingerbread.  For inspiration, you may find one or two of these 25 Cute Gingerbread Crafts For Kids to add to your traditional seasonal crafting.  Each one of these gingerbread crafts offers something different.  From making a salt dough gingerbread ornament to a popsicle stick gingerbread man to a handprint gingerbread house, you be creating laughs and memories that last forever.  Enjoy your time together!

25 Cute Gingerbread Crafts For Kids

easy gingerbread kid craft

Salt Dough Gingerbread Ornaments – Adventures of a DIY Mom

You and the kids will all have a blast decorating and making these salt dough gingerbread ornaments. Make all sizes and decorate them all sorts of ways.

gingerbread craft for preschool and toddlers

Gingerbread Sun Catcher – The Gingerbread House

Suncatchers are a cute way to display gingerbread art. These little gingerbread people are so adorable, and your kids will be mesmerized by them.

gingerbread ornament craft for kids

Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments – Tikkido

The smell of these gingerbread salt dough ornaments is amazing! You can’t eat them, but they make you wish you could.

gingerbread house craft for kids

Gingerbread House Ornament – The Inspiration Edit

Aren’t these the most adorable gingerbread houses ever?! They have bright colors and look fabulous too.

easy gingerbread christmas craft

Faux Iced Cookies – Dream A Little Bigger

Don’t go crazy and take a bite out of these gingerbread cookies because they aren’t real. 🙂 But, they are lots of fun to make.

preschool gingerbread craft

Cute Half-Eaten Gingerbread Ornament – Modge Podge Rocks

You and the kids will get some great laughs out of these charming half-eaten gingerbread men. Everyone is going to rave about them.

popsicle gingerbread kids craft

Popsicle Stick Gingerbread Man – Happy Hooligans

Have a few popsicles to eat, wash the sticks, and get to crafting an adorable gingerbread man! They are super cute!

how to make a children's gingerbread house

Gingerbread House – Tikkido

Older kids will enjoy making their gingerbread house extra pretty, and little kids will just love crafting. You can decorate a gingerbread house without smiling.

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gingerbread steam project for kids

Life-Sized Gingerbread Man – Artsy Momma

What kid wouldn’t want a life-sized gingerbread man? They are so much fun and gives your child an idea of the shape and size of their bodies.

Adorable gingerbread ornament craft for kids

Scented Sandpaper Gingerbread – Happy Hooligans

Who would have thought you could add some spices to sandpaper and transform them into cute gingerbread men?!

how to make a gingerbread house craft for kids

Birdhouse Gingerbread House – Crafts By Amanda

You can buy some small birdhouses and transform them into a gingerbread house with a little glue, modge podge, and some candy!

simple gingerbread craft for preschool

Gingerbread Man Craft – Spaceships And Laser Beams

It will be fun to see how each of the gingerbread men turn out. Each child can use their own imagination and creativity on their project.

easy gingerbread craft for toddlers

Gingerbread Cinnamon Ornaments – Noshing With The Nolands

These ornaments aren’t edible, but they look like the real deal. You will love how gorgeous they look with your tree decorations.

simple kids gingerbread craft

Bread Tag Gingerbread Men – Crafts By Amanda

These gingerbread men made from bread tags are ideal for older children. They can paint smaller lines and will love this project idea.

Felt gingerbread craft for kids

DIY Felt Gingerbread House – Dear Crissy

If you want to have the kids make a craft that they will be entertained with for hours, this one is a hit! Easy and fun!

toilet paper roll gingerbread craft for kids

Toilet Paper Roll Gingerbread Man Craft – Meaningful Mama

You just need a toilet paper roll, glue dots, markers, googly eyes, buttons, glue, construction paper, and white trim.

gingerbread paper plate craft idea

Gingerbread Paper Plate – Natural Beach Living

Everything about this paper plate gingerbread craft is beyond adorable! The kiddos are going to love this idea!

easy kids gingerbread craft made out paper and candy

Cute Gingerbread House Paper Craft – Real Life At Home

The bright colors are super playful and vibrant on this paper’s gingerbread house. Each child can decorate his or her own easily.

adorable gingerbread men craft for preschool

Sponge Painted Gingerbread Cookies – Artsy Momma

Painting with a sponge is a wonderful way to get the kids super excited about this project. They will love every second.

Adorable gingerbread puppet craft for toddlers

Gingerbread Puppet Craft – Artsy Momma

This gingerbread puppet is simple to make and great for toddlers. They will greatly enjoy playing with their new puppet friend.

fingerprint gingerbread craft for kids

Fingerprint Gingerbread Man – Crafty Morning

Don’t you just love crafts that involve handprints, footprints, and fingerprints? They are classic and always turn out so cute.

Christmas pasta art project for kids


Pasta Painted Gingerbread House – Chica Circle

This pasta painted gingerbread house is brilliant! It gives the kids a chance to work on their painting skills and use their imaginations too.

gingerbread decorating craft idea for toddlers

Gingerbread Man Decorating – Fun Learning For Kids

When you are crafting with the kiddos, you don’t have to do extravagant projects to keep them happy. They love simple things like this adorable gingerbread man!

felt gingerbread man craft for kids

Felt Gingerbread Dress-Up Doll – The Iowa Farmer’s Wife

The options are endless when it comes to making a felt dress-up doll that looks like a gingerbread man.  The children will have a blast playing with it!

paper plate Christmas craft for kids

Paper Plate Gingerbread Man – The Gingerbread House

This sweet little gingerbread man will keep your kiddo entertained for hours. It’s perfect for toddlers and younger kids.

gingerbread playdough for kids

Homemade Gingerbread Playdough – Coupon Closet

Kids will never get tired of playing with playdough or making it. This playdough smells amazing and the kids will love every second of playing with it.

Don’t all of these 25 Cute Gingerbread Crafts For Kids look like fun?  I can’t wait to see what you and your children make.  Be sure to snap a picture of it and share it with us on our Facebook page.  Also, take a look at these other Christmas craft ideas that you are going to love for the holidays.

Happy Crafting!


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