Gingerbread house printables are fantastic ways to enjoy simple holiday activities with kids.
This free set of printable gingerbread house pieces include color and black-and-white. Your kids will have a blast with all the different ways to use to make cute Christmas crafts, decor, and more.
Get creative ideas for using these holiday printables and grab your free set today!
Holiday Activities for Kids CAN Be Simple, Frugal, & Fun!
Are you planning for a holiday party or other type of special event?
Or maybe you want to enjoy some creative (yet low-cost) Christmas activities with your kids?
If so, you’ll love these gingerbread house printables!
Around the holidays, every penny counts.
Yet, you’re often asked to donate or volunteer for parties, events, or other types of get-togethers.
That can add up to a lot of money (which threatens to take away from your own family fun!).
Here’s the good news: You CAN make your holiday celebration extra special with friends and loved ones without going broke by making a cute gingerbread house craft. It’s a great way to build fine motor skills and get in the holiday spirit.
I’ve made these free gingerbread house printables (and other Christmas activities) to help you and me enjoy the holiday with kids in a frugal yet festive way. And your kids will be so excited to make their own gingerbread house for a Christmas craft!
What’s In This Free Gingerbread House Printables Pack?
This free gingerbread house printables pack has both color AND black-and-white versions.
The color version is perfect if you really need a quick print-and-go activity.
The black-and-white version is brilliant if you a) need printer-friendly and/or b) have a bit of extra time and want to boost the creativity factor.
In this set, you’ll find a total of 10 pages with 5 pages of gingerbread house pieces in color and 5 pages of gingerbread house pieces in black-and-white.
This free pack is perfect for:
- Community event organizers
- Anyone who’d like to give kids a fun holiday activity (and not spend a ton of money)
Where could you use this free Christmas printables pack? Here are a few ideas:
- Celebrating Gingerbread House Day (December 12)
- Classroom fun
- Classroom or other type of holiday party
- Homeschool co-op
- Christmas homeschool fun activities
- Library event (or other community gathering)
- Holiday party
Frugal & Fun Ideas & Tips for Enjoying These Gingerbread Activities
Want to make sure this type of Christmas activity of a gingerbread house paper craft doesn’t cost too much money (if any)?
Look for sales, shop your local dollar store, and recycle when you can!
Here are a few frugal ways to keep the costs down (or free):
- Brown paper lunch bags
- Tissue boxes
- Cardboard (boxes or pieces)
- Foam board (or pieces)
- Card stock
- Brown paper gift bag with handles (find more ideas on how to use this idea below)
- Print only black-and-white (save ink!)
- Laminate and add small pieces of magnetic tape to back – use on refrigerator or metal baking sheets
- Glue stick
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Creative Ways to Boost the Fun with These Gingerbread House Printables
You can use these free gingerbread house activities for simple holiday fun and to build skills, like scissors, coloring, planning, and organization of supplies and pieces.
If using the black-and-white version, encourage your children to customize with color and embellishments.
A few suggestions for creative supplies to have available include:
- Color pencils
- Watercolor paints
- Kwik stix (or other paint sticks)
- Embellishments: stickers, washi tape, glitter glue, pompoms
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Want to extend the learning fun? Use the gingerbread house pieces (or finished product) as a creative writing prompt.
Another great idea is to decorate a brown paper gift bag with handles or other paper bags. Use as a holiday party activity AND for kids to bring home party favors.
Get Your Free Gingerbread House Printables Pack for Holiday Fun
Sweet! You’re on your way to fantastic holiday fun for kids with these easy gingerbread house crafts!
This free pack of gingerbread house printables includes a total of 10 pages including 5 color and 5 black-and-white.
You can certainly print as many of these pages as you need to enjoy with your kids, class, homeschool co-op, or personal use. Want to share with a friend or co-worker? Cool! Please share the link to this post 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing!
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How will you use these printable gingerbread house templates for holiday fun with your kids? Share your ideas for fun projects in the comments area at the bottom of the post.
If you like these free gingerbread house printables, you’ll love these other free Christmas fun activities and gingerbread man activities for so much fun over the holidays, especially: