‘Tis the season to have fun with the gingerbread man and he’s not running away! Celebrate the little guy with some Adorable Gingerbread Man Crafts for Kids!
I suppose as soon as the holiday season starts approaching, Christmas cookie cutter sales go up. And the most sold among them are probably these adorable little guys – gingerbread men!
There’s so much you can do with gingerbread men cookies – you can of course, eat them as they are, or put them in gingerbread houses or food dioramas. Like I said, the options are endless!
And if that’s the case with food, just think about all the things you can do when the medium isn’t restricted to food? Yes, we’re talking about using cardboard, clay, felt, paper and all kinds of other materials to make gingerbread men. Here are our top 10 picks for gingerbread man crafts for kids – so you’re all set for this festive season!
10 Adorable Gingerbread Man Crafts for Kids
If you’re planning to make someone a card for this Christmas, do try this adorable little card from Red Ted Art! With smiley little gingerbread men who pop up as soon as you open the card, this is sure to bring a smile on anyone’s face!
This little gingerbread man has just come in from the snow, which explains all that white on his head! This cute little felt ornament is a great project for sewing beginners and would look adorable peeking out of a stocking!
Ready to have some adventures with the gingerbread man and his partner? Simple Everyday Mom helps you with this by showing us how to make cute and easy gingerbread men puppets out of brown paper bags.
Natural Beach Living has the prefect Christmas project for toddlers and preschoolers. The paper plate provides a large enough canvas for little ones to bring out their creativity.
Want to have some Christmas fun while also strengthening motor skills? Check out these stuffed gingerbread men from Crafty Morning! Lots of skills to practice here, with gluing, cutting, sticking and of course, stapling!
Gingerbread man aren’t exactly skinny, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be made from Popsicle sticks! These cute little guys would look perfect peeking out of a pencil holder to give your desk that festive look.
This is a great project for a chilly evening when the kids are indoors. Growing a Jeweled Rose gives us step by step instructions to make these clay gingerbread ornaments. Don’t forget to make a hole in the top so you can hang it!
Here’s a cute and super easy craft for the younger ones to practice their fine motor skills. Nurture Store gives us gingerbread man lacing cards, which will keep them occupied for a while.
Just how cute is this gingerbread man in a cup of cocoa? The Keeper of the Cheerios has a winner here with this craft which should provide plenty of entertainment during the holidays as you go up down up down with the stick!
Gather all the cousins and siblings and put up a gingerbread puppet show! Artsy Momma shows us how to make gingerbread puppets and this is quite open ended – make them as quirky or crazy as you like!
These are not all, you have to check out our list of 100+ Christmas activities for kids – there’s a whole lot to make and do! There are also all kinds of Christmas crafts to make out of Popsicle sticks, paper plates and even food! So this festive season, let your creativity go wild!