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Gingerbread Family

Keep the kids busy over the holiday break by creating a gingerbread garland. Printable gingerbread man template from Activities For Kids.
Cute for a classroom decoration or for your home. Have children decorate a gingerbread man/woman as themselves or they can create one for each member of the family. Use sequenced, beads, ribbon or whatever else you have on hand. Use a holiday ribbon to attach the gingerbread family to create a decorative garland.
MATERIALS:
  • PDF for the Gingerbread Man Template.
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors
  • Items to decorate with
  • Holiday ribbon
  • Printer paper, brown card stock paper, brown fun foam or brown paper bag
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Select and print out the PDF for the Gingerbread Man Template.
  2. Either print directly on brown cardstock paper or use regular printer paper.
  3. Cut out the template (from regular printer paper) and trace onto brown fun foam, construction paper or a paper bag.
  4. Decorate the gingerbread man/woman.
  5. Make a small cut where indicated on the template and thread the gingerbread family together with holiday ribbon.
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About Theresa Johnston

Activities For Kids has been an on-going passion of mine since 1998. I'm a long-time Orlando resident and huge Disney Fan! Prior guide for About.com and current editor for AboutOrlando.com. I hope you enjoy the crafts, recipes and ideas that you find here.