16 Gingerbread House Coloring Pages (Free PDF Printables)

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Welcome to the delightful and imaginative world of gingerbread house coloring! Whether you’re a parent looking for a festive activity to share with your children, a teacher seeking a fun classroom project, or simply a fan of all things holiday-themed, these gingerbread house coloring pages offer endless opportunities for creativity and holiday fun.

Let’s dive into some crafts and activities that will enhance your coloring experience and spread the joy of the season.

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Coloring Your Gingerbread House

Start by downloading our gingerbread house coloring pages. Use crayons, markers, colored pencils, or even paint to bring these sweet houses to life. Encourage the use of traditional gingerbread colors like brown, white, and red, or let your imagination run wild with a rainbow of hues.

Crafts and Activities to Complement Your Coloring

  1. 3D Gingerbread House Craft
    • After coloring, transform your flat pages into 3D gingerbread houses. Cut out the colored houses and fold them into standing structures. Use cardboard or thick paper for a sturdier base. Decorate with cotton balls for snow, glitter for a sugar-coated effect, and paper cutouts for additional details like windows and doors.
  2. Gingerbread Playdough Activity
    • Create your own gingerbread-scented playdough. Mix flour, salt, water, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Let the kids create their own 3D gingerbread houses or cookies. This sensory play is perfect for younger children.
  3. Gingerbread House Garland
    • Cut out the colored gingerbread houses and string them together to create a festive garland. Hang it across the fireplace, on the Christmas tree, or in the kids’ bedroom for a sweet decoration.
  4. Storytelling Session
    • Use the colored gingerbread houses as prompts for a storytelling activity. Each child can create a story about who lives in the house, adding a magical element to the coloring experience.
  5. Gingerbread House Contest
    • Organize a coloring contest. This can be a fun activity at a holiday party or in a classroom setting. Offer small prizes for categories like the most colorful, most realistic, or most creative.
  6. Cookie Baking Day
    • Pair the coloring activity with baking real gingerbread cookies or houses. Kids can use their colored pages as inspiration for decorating their edible creations.
  7. DIY Gingerbread House Cards
    • Turn the colored pages into holiday cards. Cut out the houses and glue them onto cardstock. Add a holiday message and send these homemade cards to friends and family.
  8. Gingerbread Village Display
    • Create a gingerbread village display. Color and construct multiple houses, setting them up on a table with fake snow and miniature trees for a festive display.
  9. Matching Game
    • For a simple game, create two identical gingerbread house coloring pages for each design. Color them slightly differently, mix them up, and have kids find the matching pairs.
  10. Holiday Memory Book
    • Include the colored gingerbread houses in a holiday memory book. Add photos, stories, and other holiday crafts to create a keepsake of the season.

Gingerbread house coloring pages offer more than just a coloring activity; they open the door to a sweet world of imagination and festive fun.

These crafts and activities are perfect for holiday gatherings, classroom projects, or cozy family evenings. So grab your coloring supplies, warm up some hot cocoa, and create your own gingerbread wonderland this holiday season!


How to Get Started

To download any of the printables below is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Download: Choose the printable design that resonates with you. Click on the image.
  2. Print: The PDF file will automatically open. Print the PDF file on your printer.
  3. Start creating and/or using the PDF printable. Enjoy!

Each PDF download is created for standard US letter size; however, they also fit perfectly onto A4 paper sizes.

Terms of Use: Our coloring pages and printables are for personal use only. Print as many copies as you need for your kids, students, after-school group, church group, etc. To share, please share a link to this page. Please do not sell, email, share digital copies online, or distribute them for any other purpose. Thank you!


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Creative Coloring Ideas

Whether you’re a teacher looking for an educational activity or a parent helping your child learn about fascinating animals, cartoon characters, unicorns, places, community service jobs, or other things, coloring printables can provide hours of engaging entertainment and valuable information as a starting point for learning.

Whether it’s for kids wanting to learn more about how things work or adults dreaming of nostalgia, our free coloring pages make the perfect addition to any day filled with fun activities. You’re sure to find something that sparks your interest!

Getting started doesn’t take much—just a few supplies and some creativity.

So grab your crayons, markers, or colored pencils, and get excited about coloring and letting your imagination flow! You can even get a lap desk and take your coloring pages to enjoy in the car or while waiting for your turn at an appointment!

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