Gingerbread man crafts are one of our favorite Christmas crafts to make. This year, we decided to have more fun with it and include a reindeer gingerbread man disguise!
The kids will love creating this simple and festive craft; it’s a great way to get them into the Christmas spirit and they will have a blast making it! And they will be so proud of their finished product.
It’s a great way to add some magic to the holiday season!
For even more crafts be sure to check out our other disguise a gingerbread man project ideas. We’re sure your kids will love making these variations as well!
Simple Reindeer Gingerbread Man Disguise Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Reindeer template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the reindeer gingerbread man template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the lower face to the bottom part of the head.
Take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth line.
Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the head, above the lower part of the face.
Glue the antlers to the top and back of the gingerbread man’s head.
Position the belly in the middle of the body and glue it in place.
Finish up by gluing the hooves to the arms and the legs.
Now your kids can show off their crafty work after they disguised their gingerbread man into a reindeer! We have a ton more Christmas crafts ideas your kids will love to create!
Looking for some more fun Christmas activities to keep the kids busy? We’ve got you covered with this Christmas printables bundle! There are color by numbers, pattern block mats, do a dot printables, letters from Santa and so much more. No more hours of screen time – these activities will keep them engaged and happy!
Christmas Ideas For Kids
This Christmas, let’s focus on the important things – like spending quality time with our kids! There’s nothing like watching them experience the magic of Christmas. And we can make those memories even more special by doing some extra special things together.
Reading Christmas books is always a favorite activity in our house. We’ll curl up in front of the fireplace with a steaming mug of hot cocoa and read all about Santa, his elves, and reindeer. We might even build a gingerbread house or two!
Craft time is also a must during the holidays. We love making homemade decorations for the tree and mantle. And of course, no Christmas is complete without a few handmade gifts for family and friends.
Finally, we like to add a little learning into the mix during holiday downtime with some Christmas-themed worksheets!
Whatever activities you choose to do with your children this Christmas, make sure to savor every moment. These are the memories that they’ll cherish for a lifetime!
Christmas Books For Kids
Christmas is a special time of year for kids and families alike. And one great way to get the kids into the holiday spirit than by reading some of the classic Christmas stories.
But before you break out the eggnog and settle in by the fire with your little ones, take a look at our list of the best Christmas books for kids. Curl up with your little ones and enjoy some holiday cheer with these classic Christmas tales!
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!
Christmas Crafts For Kids
Craft time is the best time! It’s a chance for kids to get their hands messy, be creative, and have lots of fun. And it’s not just a lot of fun – crafting can also help kids develop important skills.
For example, arts and crafts can help kids improve their fine motor skills, learn to follow directions, and think outside the box.
Plus, crafting is a great way for kids to express themselves and give their imaginations a workout. So whether they’re making a paper craft, or simply coloring, crafts are an excellent activity for kids!
Cat In The Hat Gingerbread Man – If you’re looking for a fun and easy craft to do with the kids this holiday season, look no further than this Cat in the Hat craft. Not only is it a great way to get them into the festive spirit, but it’s also an excellent opportunity for them to work on their fine motor skills. They’ll need to carefully cut out the shapes, and then use their dexterity to assemble the gingerbread man!
Santa Cone Craft – Looking for a way to take your kids’ Christmas party up a notch? Then you need some cone decorations! These cones will transform any room into looking like the North Pole in no time, and your guests will be amazed at your holiday decorating skills. Best of all, they’re super easy to make and even the littlest of elves, (we mean kids) can create this craft!
Grinch Craftivity – The Grinch is definitely up to no good. But that doesn’t mean he’s a bad guy! In fact, the Grinch is just misunderstood. And this craftivity can help the kids think about how they would help the Grinch be happy.
Because they get to write their answers down, this is a great craft for kids to practice their handwriting skills too! So what are you waiting for? Get the kids involved in this fun and educational activity today!
Reindeer Tissue Paper Craft – Tissue paper crafts are definitely some of the most fun to make – just ask any kid! They get to see their artwork come to life with each piece of tissue placed, and it’s a great exercise for working on dexterity.
Plus, there’s something just so satisfying about tearing up tissue paper into tiny little pieces. If you’re looking for a fun craft project to do with your kids, this tissue paper craft is definitely the way to go! In the end, they will have a cute reindeer to display!
Kids’ Christmas Activities
Christmas break is the perfect time for kids to work on their handwriting, word recognition, and other skills so they don’t get rusty over the break! These gingerbread man worksheets are perfect and the kids won’t even know they’re learning becuase they’re so fun.
The sheets are covered in festive Christmas imagery and each worksheet targets a specific skill, such as tracing lines or identifying words. They’ll be excited to work on them!
This roll a Santa game comes in handy every Christmas season! Even the youngest of kids can learn to play and have a great time. This game is perfect for families with young children. It’s easy to learn and lots of fun, and even the littlest ones can join in. The best part is that it brings everyone together for some quality family time!
This Christmas season, one of the simplest activities to do is coloring. That’s why we’ve included these Christmas coloring pages in our list of activities to do this season. It’s not just for the young kids, coloring is for anybody! It allows you to express your creativity, relax, and have fun. This season, we encourage you to try something new and pick up a coloring page.
These Christmas pattern block mats are a great way to get your kids thinking critically and solving problems, all while playing. Plus, they’re just plain fun. With festive designs like Santa Claus, reindeer, and more your kids will be excited to put their pattern-making skills to the test.
And you’ll be surprised at how quickly they learn. Pattern block mats have been shown to improve spatial reasoning and problem-solving abilities in children of all ages. So this holiday season, give your kids a gift that will keep on giving – pattern block mats!
More Christmas Fun
- Have Santa accidentally drop his sleigh driver’s license for some festive magic!
- These reindeer candy cane sleeves are a great small gift for the classroom or friends.
- Grab your kids one of these cute personalized drink tumblers.
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More Christmas Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Reindeer template
- Download the reindeer gingerbread man template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the lower face to the bottom part of the head.
- Take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth line.
- Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the head, above the lower part of the face.
- Glue the antlers to the top and back of the gingerbread man's head.
- Position the belly in the middle of the body and glue it in place.
- Finish up by gluing the hooves to the arms and the legs.