Over 25 Gingerbread Activities for Kids

Although we love doing gingerbread activities with the kids all winter long, they are especially fun to do during the Christmas season! Here’s all kinds of gingerbread inspiration for you including gingerbread man crafts, gingerbread sensory play, and all kinds of gingerbread house ideas!

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25+ Gingerbread Activities for Kids

All kinds of gingerbread-themed crafts, activities, and sensory play ideas for kids! (25+ Gingerbread Activities for Kids)


Gingerbread Man Learning Posts

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Book Making with the Gingerbread Man from Fun-A-Day!

Gingerbread Man Activity: First Bite Chart from A Mom with a Lesson Plan

Gingerbread Man Button Counting Busy Bag from Wildflower Ramblings


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Gingerbread Men Number Hop from Toddler Approved

Gingerbread Man Shape Matching Busy Bag from Powerful Mothering

Gingerbread Man Patterning Activity from Housing a Forest


Gingerbread Art and Crafts Projects for Kids

gingerbread man crafts for kids

Scented Gingerbread Man Art from Fun at Home with Kids

Gingerbread House Greeting Card from Red Ted Art for Hands On As We Grow

Gingerbread People Ornaments from Mama. Papa. Bubba.


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Upcycled Gingerbread Houses from Coffee Cups and Crayons

Gingerbread Salt Dough Garland from Sugar Aunts

Cardboard Gingerbread House from Happy Hooligans


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DIY Gingerbread Man Ornament from The Educators’ Spin On It

Paper Bag Gingerbread Men from No Time for Flashcards

Gingerbread Man Gift Wrap from The Educators’ Spin On It

Cereal Box Gingerbread Men from Pink Stripey Socks


Gingerbread Man Play Ideas for Kids

gingerbread man play ideas for kids

Felt Gingerbread Set from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Gingerbread Playdough from Buggy and Buddy

Gingerbread Oobleck from My Nearest and Dearest

Gingerbread Man Hunt from Fun-A-Day!


Gingerbread House Ideas

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Healthier Gingerbread House Decorating from Nothing if Not Intentional

Our Homemade Gingerbread House from Fireflies and Mud Pies

How to Make a Gingerbread Baby House from Pre-K Pages


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The Best Gingerbread House Glue from Kids Activities Blog

How to Make Graham Cracker Gingerbread Houses from Happiness is Homeamde

How to Make a Gingerbread House Using a Mold from Tinkerlab

Make a Felt and Cardboard Gingerbread House from Pink Stripey Socks


25+ Gingerbread Themed Activities for Kids: gingerbread house and gingerbread men crafts and sensory play ideas for children!


  1. Gingerbread are just so much fun with kids. So many great ideas here that you’re featured. Thank you so much for featuring our Gingerbread Ornament and Gingerbread Gift Wrap. We just shared a new one this week too!

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