Gingerbread Man Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Happy Saturday! Today is a great day to spend some time with your family and create something unique together!

Check out this activity:

What You Need:

  • Craft paper
  • Colored card stock (in pink, red, green and yellow)
  • White card stock
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick (this one has the strongest hold)
  • Brown paper bag
  • Gingerbread man template OR your own Gingerbread man with pencil and paper

Directions:

Download the gingerbread man template, print and cut out the pieces.

Glue the circle buttons to the middle of the gingerbread man body.

hand gluing buttons to paper bag gingerbread craft

Use the black marker to draw four small circles on the circle buttons you just glued on to make it look more like a real button.

hand drawing button holes on to paper bag gingerbread craft

Glue the icing details on the end of the arms and the legs. Use the scissors to cut the excess ends off.

hand gluing icing decorations to paper bag gingerbread craft

hands trimming paper bag gingerbread man craft

Position the gingerbread man’s hair and the top of his circle head and glue into place.

hand gluing icing hair to paper bag gingerbread craft

Glue the eyes just below the hair.

hand gluing eyes to paper bag gingerbread craft

Place the pink circle cheeks below the eyes and glue in place.

hand gluing cheeks to paper bag gingerbread craft

Use the black marker again to draw a smile between the two pink cheeks.

hands drawing a smile on paper bag gingerbread man craft

If you’re making a girl gingerbread, glue the bow onto the top of her head. If you’re making a boy gingerbread, glue the bow to the top of his body piece.

hand gluing bow to paper bag gingerbread craft

Glue the completed gingerbread body to the lower part of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing body onto paper bag gingerbread craft

Glue the completed head to the flap of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing head to paper bag gingerbread craft

Isn’t this one of the cutest and simplest Christmas crafts for kids?

We just love how cute they turned out!