Easy Gingerbread Crafts

Christmas is often associated with the gingerbread fairy tale. The human-like cookies with the flavor of ginger has inspired gingerbread crafts and Christmas traditions. In the fairy tale, the gingerbread man is a gingerbread cookie that comes to life. It runs around because some animals and people try to catch it. Sadly, in the end a wolf eats the gingerbread man.

The term gingerbread doesn’t refer only to a human character. In the world of fairy tale, a gingerbread often refers to the magnificent house.  For instance in the Hansel and Gretel story it is where a witch lives and where the children become imprisoned by the witch!

The relationship between gingerbread and Christmas according Wikipedia is shown during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Gingerbread was served to the queen during Christmas. It became a tradition to relate the gingerbread and Christmas.

Today, I would like to share some gingerbread craft ideas for children to make this holiday season. I hope these crafts create happy fesyibr decoration for either your family or classroom

Christmas is often associated with the gingerbread. The ginger flavored cookies has inspired gingerbread craft for the Christmas tradition.

Before you have fin with the craft idea, you might want to check out some attributes related to the gingerbread:

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Gingerbread Craft

Paper Gingerbread Craft from Mrs. Karle’s Sight and Sound Reading (us!)

Gingerbread Man Paper Doll Decorations from Creative Family Fun

Recycled Carton Gingerbread House from Pint-Sized Treasures

Gingerbread Thank You Cards from Red Ted Art

Construction Paper Gingerbread Man Mosaic from The Pinterested Parent

Salt Dough Gingerbread Photo Keepsakes from Play Learn Every Day

Gingerbread Pirates Craft from Adventures in Mommydom

Paper Bag Gingerbread House Craft from JDaniel4’s Mom

Felt Gingerbread Men Craft from Living Life and Learning

Gingerbread House Shape Craft from Mom Inspired Life  

Storybook Gingerbread House from Books and Giggles

Gingerbread Man Craft from Gift Of Curiosity

Hand-sewn Gingerbread Ornament from The Educators’ Spin On It

Gingerbread Man Lacing Craft from To Be A Kid Again

The Gingerbread man Storytelling Craft from A Little Pinch Of Perfect

Adorable Paper Plate Gingerbread Man Craft from Happy Hooligans

No Glue Gingerbread Man Craft from No Time for Flashcards

Gingerbread House with a Milk Carton from Thrifty Jinxy

Gingerbread Man Toilet Paper Roll Craft For Kids from Crafty Morning

Gingerbread Man Puppet Craft from Artsy Momma

Fingerprint Gingerbread Man Craft from Crafty Morning

Gingerbread Suncatcher Ornament from Teaching 2 and 3 Year olds

Life-Sized Gingerbread Craft for Preschoolers from Artsy Momma

 

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