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Gingerbread House Ornament

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Gingerbread House Ornament

Did you love the story of The Gingerbread man as a child? I did. I loved how cheeky the Ginger Bread Man was. He was quite a rebel but then the sneaky fox got him in the end. Today we have some amazing Gingerbread House Ornaments to share. They are super cute and fun to make as a Christmas decoration. They are brilliant craft idea to do with the kids. In fact these were made last year but I ran out of time to share them. Do enjoy.

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What You Will Need

Mini Popsicle Sticks
Brown Paint
Stickers
White Craft Foam
Glue
Scissors
Paint Brush
Ribbon
Mini Pom Poms
White and Red Paper Straws
Cord
Optional: White Paint, White & Red Paint Pens (use these if you want to paint the snow and candies on)

gingerbread house craft

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Let’s Make It 

Arrange 7 popsicle sticks in a row. Use 2 sticks across the back to glue them together. Glue 1 popsicle stick across the top of the front. Arrange 4 popsicle sticks in a row and use half a popsicle stick across the back to glue them together. Cut the 4 sticks into a triangle shape. Cut slow to avoid breaking the sticks. Glue the triangle shape to the top of the popsicle sticks. Glue 2 popsicle sticks to the top to create a roof. Glue 1 popsicle stick across the back of the bottom. Refer to the photos step by step to insure the popsicle sticks have been glued together correctly.

Paint the popsicle sticks brown. 1-2 coats. Allow to dry completely.

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Trace the top of the roof onto white craft foam. Cut out the shape of fallen snow. Refer to the photos. Cut 2 doors from white craft foam. Cut a piece of snow to go across the bottom of the roof. Glue the white craft foam snow onto the roof, cut off excess if necessary.

Glue the door onto the gingerbread house.

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Glue colourful cording or ribbon around the door.

gingerbread house craft
Glue colourful cording or ribbon across the bottom of the roof. Cut paper straws and glue to the side of the gingerbread house. Add gingerbread men to white craft foam. Cut out and glue to the front of the gingerbread house. Glue a pom pom onto the door and across the top of the gingerbread house.

Add candy and snowflake stickers to the house.

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Cut cord and glue onto the back of the gingerbread house for hanging on a Christmas tree.

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Your all done.

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Enjoy

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