Free Printable Gingerbread House Craft for Kids

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By In The Playroom

Looking for a fun and festive way to get creative with your kids this holiday season? Look no further than this adorable gingerbread house paper craft!

We have a printable gingerbread house craft that’s easy to make and lots of fun to play with, in the Christmas season and beyond.

free printable gingerbread house craft for kids

With just a few simple materials like cardstock, a paper straw, scissors, and glue, your little ones can make their very own gingerbread puppet in no time. This craft is not only a great way to develop fine motor skills and encourage learning fun, but it’s also a perfect Christmas craft that will keep your kids entertained for hours.

You can download the free printable template for this paper gingerbread house craft at the end of this post, to make it easy to get your Gingerbread house shape.

Printable Gingerbread House Craft
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Printable Gingerbread House Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Lets make some cute gingerbread houses using this easy free printable template, and the step by step instructions below.


  • Gingerbread house template (print below)
  • Cardboard or card stock
  • Paper straw
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick


  • Printer


  1. Print out the template and gather your craft materials
  2. Cut the gingerbread template provided.
  3. Paste the parts together. You may refer to the photo.
  4. Once you’ve assembled the parts, paste it to the cardboard for added strength, then you'll be ready to add the straw
  5. Using a glue stick or clear tape, attach the paper straw at the back of the gingerbread house.
  6. And your gingerbread puppet is done!


Be careful when using the scissor and the glue.
Choose the proper materials to achieve the aspired outcome

Let your creativity flow in your works!

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Make Your Own Versions

Use the black and white outline template to customise your gingerbread house craft more and make all kinds of different versions.

Kids can decorate the printable gingerbread houses in all kinds of ways… with roof piece, candy canes, use crayons to make solid lines, zig zags and so on.

Gingerbread house making is so much fun, not only in the kitchen, also in the craft room!

free printable gingerbread house craft for kids

3D Gingerbread House Template

If you want to make a 3d gingerbread house then use these free printable 3d paper houses, particularly the blank house template and decorate them into a gingerbread house adding details to the front of the house, back of the gingerbread houses, side of the door and so on…

Download Free Printable Gingerbread house Template

Terms of use: free files for personal use or classroom use, not for commercial use.

Download the gingerbread house craft template below in a pdf file format for easy printing and crafting.

The template comes in full color version, and in black and white version so you can choose which one you prefer.

Making your own gingerbread house puppet using our free printable template and easy-to-follow instructions is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and create lasting memories with your kids.

Whether you choose to use the gingerbread house puppet for imaginative play or as a festive decoration, this adorable gingerbread house craft is a cute and fun project that can be enjoyed by kids of all ages. So why not give it a try and see what creative ideas your kids come up with?

Don’t forget to share your completed gingerbread puppets on social media and tag us in your posts. Happy crafting!

free printable gingerbread house craft for kids

See the Yoda puppet peeping out… you can get the instruction and printable to make that too.

More Cute Christmas Crafts

We hope you enjoyed making your easy gingerbread house crafts.

Looking for more fun projects and christmas activities? Check out some of these to find another cute idea to try today

Free Christmas Printables

Check out some of our free christmas coloring pages and more…

free printable gingerbread house craft for kids
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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
Her easy-to-follow craft ideas and practical parenting advice have transformed In The Playroom into a cherished resource for parents.

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