The gingerbread man is determined to outsmart those with a sweet tooth looking to eat a cookie! He’s on a mission to stay safe this holiday season with a clever disguise.
Kids can use this gingerbread disguise unicorn craft to help their gingerbread man go incognito with this adorable unicorn disguise. By dressing him up, they’ll make sure he’s safe from hungry holiday revelers.
This is a fun project for families to work on together. Making this unicorn costume encourages imaginative thinking and strengthens fine motor skills as little hands work to create their gingerbread disguise. Let the kids customize their craft with their favorite colors to make it their own.
For more gingerbread man activities to make this holiday season extra sweet, explore our collection of creative ideas!
Unicorn Gingerbread Man Disguise
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Gather a few simple supplies you have around the house to get started on this fun project. We’ve provided a free template and step-by-step instructions to serve as a helpful guide to make this craft fun and easy.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- White acrylic paint marker or Bold & Bright markers (optional)
- Gingerbread Template
Download the gingerbread template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by taking the eyes and gluing them under both eyebrows.
Create the unicorn’s mane by gluing the bangs to the front and middle of the head.
Take the horn and glue it to the middle of the bangs.
Position the mane to the back and side of the head and glue it in place.
Glue the belly to the middle of the unicorn’s body.
Create the arms by gluing the hooves to the ends of each one.
Create the legs by gluing the hooves to the ends of each one.
Finish up by drawing icing decorations on the arms and legs.
Looking for some more fun Christmas activities to keep the kids busy? We’ve got you covered with these Christmas printables!
More Christmas Ideas For Kids
Christmas Themed Ideas
‘Tis the season for festive cheer, so let’s celebrate with a stocking full of Christmas themed crafts and activities. These projects are bound to bring smiles and holiday spirit whether you do them at home or in the classroom.
Keep reading below for ideas for books, crafts, and educational activities that will keep kids entertained and learning during this festive season.
Christmas Children’s Books
Below are some of the top Christmas books to read to your kids!
Dasher: This wonderfully illustrated Christmas book for kids gives you the back story on one of Santa’s favorite reindeer, Dasher! Girls will especially love to read this since Dasher is a girl.
Construction Site On Christmas Night: Fans of the fun characters of the construction site books have to add this Christmas-themed story to their collection. See how the trucks get ready for Christmas!
How To Catch An Elf: Kids everywhere love the silliness of this Christmas story. The rhymes and the illustrations will draw the kids in as well. This is a Christmas book kids will want to read every year!
Kids Christmas Crafts
Nutcracker Name Craft – Kick off the holiday crafting with our nutcracker name craft! It’s a fun way for kids to learn to spell their names while making a personalized craft. We provide a free editable template to add your child’s name just the way they spell it!
Moveable Santa Photo Craft – This fun craft will get festive spirits high as kids create a jolly Santa that has moveable arms and legs. This Santa’s face is personalized with the child’s photo making it a unique keepsake craft.
Reindeer Tissue Paper Craft – Deck the halls with festive crafts! Kids will love making this craft, filling the reindeer template with tissue paper to create their own holiday decorations.
It’s an easy and enjoyable way for them to get into the Christmas spirit, and they’ll be proud to display their creations around the house!
Elf on the Shelf Popsicle Stick Craft – This craft is straight from the North Pole! Our little scout elf dropped it off, and thinks it’s absolutely perfect since it looks just like them! Gather a few supplies and use our free template to make an adorable decoration or ornament.
Christmas Activity Ideas
Get festive and let the kids color these gingerbread man color by numbers! This set of three pages features a gingerbread boy, a gingerbread girl, and a charming gingerbread house.
This activity is loads of holiday fun and a chance for kids to work on color and number recognition. They’ll also practice using their fine motor skills as they carefully color in each numbered space.
Make the holiday season merrier with these reindeer worksheets! They are perfect to use at home or in the classroom to enhance letter recognition, handwriting skills, and scissor skills.
Kids will learn to recognize and write the letter ‘Rr’ with our reindeer handwriting page and letter ‘Rr’ maze worksheet. Fun and learning go hand in hand with these festive worksheets, so be sure to download and print them today!
For a little festive learning, download our free printable Santa worksheets! These engaging activities are a fun way for little ones to learn to recognize the letter ‘Ss’, refine fine motor skills, and practice handwriting.
Each activity takes them through letter tracing, navigating a letter maze, and labeling a Santa. Use these worksheets when you need a no-prep activity to give the kids either at home or the classroom this holiday season!
This Christmas lights alphabet activity makes learning the alphabet lots of fun for your young learners! This free alphabet matching activity has uppercase letters on a light bulb and lowercase letters surrounded by Christmas lights.
Kids can play a matching game with the cards, spell their names or words, or put them in alphabetical order. There are so many fun and engaging ways kids can use this set of cards to learn this December!
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More Winter Fun
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- White acrylic paint marker or bold & bright markers
- Gingerbread Template
- Download the gingerbread template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by taking the eyes and gluing them below both of the eyebrows.
- Create the unicorn’s mane by gluing the bangs to the front and middle of the head.
- Take the horn and glue it to the middle of the bangs.
- Position the mane to the back and side of the head and glue it in place.
- Glue the belly to the middle of the unicorn’s body.
- Create the arms by gluing the hooves to the ends of each one.
- Create the legs by gluing the hooves to the ends of each one.
- Finish up by drawing icing decorations on the arms and legs.