Playdough Gingerbread House is a fun and easy playdough activity for kids or even to gift little ones this holiday season. Grab some playdough, buttons, and other supplies and let your child have a blast creating a one-0f-a-kind gingerbread playhouse that was there perfect creation.
I share a gingerbread house template with you that you can print and use or making it as a fun winter activity this winter season. Nothing is more fun than a craft day on a cold chill day.
What You Need For This Gingerbread House
- Free PDF Printable House of Gingerbread House
- Brown Play Dough
- Paper Straws
- Pipe Cleaners
Essentially you can use almost anything to decorate our gingerbread house. These are simple items that you might have on hand in your crafting section of your home.
When To Make Gingerbread Houses with Playdough
- Make bags for each child’s class mate for school party
- Fun after school activity
- Great winter activity for kids on a cold winter day
- A fun DIY gift to give to kiddos or pack in stockings this Christmas
Where to Get Free Gingerbread House Printable
Click here to print the free gingerbread house printable. Now, if you are pretty crafty you might want to make your own shape for the house. The choice is up o you. I fid that the printable is great for little kids who want to try and do it all on their own.
Different Ways to Decorate Gingerbread Houses
- Raid your craft supplies and find items that work. Jewels, jems, or pearls are fun.
- Popsicle sticks
- Fuzzy balls or other items
- If you find little pieces of plastic candies to look like a candy land style gingerbread.
Tips For Making Gingerbread Playdough Houses
Grab little rolling pins to work your way out and spreading the playdough. Then cut and shape out the house.
Let your kids decorate as light or heavily as they would like. It is all about having fun and being creative.
When you are done you can let the gingerbread house dry and harden or pick off the decorations and put up the items for later.
More Kid Friendly DIY Crafts
- Playdough (homemade or store bought)
- Paper Straws Cut in Pieces
- Our Gingerbread Cookie House Template PDF
- Print our gingerbread template and use it as a guide to form your playdough gingerbread house.
- Decorate with craft supplies. This can be reused over and over for hours of fun!