Decorate a Gingerbread Man Art Activity Kids Will Love

gingerbread man decorating activity

Looking for an easy Christmas art project that will keep the kids busy? This gingerbread man art activity is great for toddlers, preschoolers and older children. My 4 year old wanted to make several for different family members. I love that kids can get really creative with this project and each gingerbread man will look unique.

gingerbread man art activity

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Supplies for Gingerbread Man Art Activity


  1. First, you will need to download, print and cut out the gingerbread man template. Then trace it on brown cardstock and cut it out.
  2. Next, gather all of your embellishments for the gingerbread person then add them to a bowl, tray or paper plate.
  3. Finally, allow your child to create and decorate their gingerbread person using their favorite embellishments.

I love the way our gingerbread people turned out. My youngest was so proud of his work. He was able to work on his fine motor skills as well as making a pattern with the buttons.

gingerbread man art activity

Watch the video below to see how to make this adorable gingerbread man craft. Make sure to follow me on TikTok for more fun content!

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