Christmas Cookies & Gingerbread Fun

In this post: Crafts, food, and fun with cookies and gingerbread!

Hello, Dear Ones! We are nearing the end of our Christmas posts. Baking is a big part of the holidays. Whether it’s decorating cookies or making a gingerbread house, baking brings families together. Here is how my family made baking magic! Enjoy!

Gingerbread Fun

Christmas Cookies

  • Salt dough cookie play- We used our salt dough¬†ornaments for cookie play. I have several Christmas tins for play.

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  • Leeland decorated cardboard cookies.

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  • Michael and I baked cookies while Leeland played. I read “The Gift of the Christmas Cookie” to the kids.

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Michael decorating…

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Learn more about this inspirational Christmas story and others here:

Six Inspirational Christmas Books with Activities

Gingerbread Fun

  • We put together gingerbread houses as a family. Leeland liked eating all the candies!

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I read Mortimer’s Christmas Manger. You can learn about this book at the link above too.

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  • The boys made a Gingerbread playhouse from cardboard.

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  • Leeland learned ABC’s with these Gingerbread¬†matching cards. You can find them here.

We stuck to the first six letters.

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  • Remember the felt gingerbread playset I made? We still have fun with it.

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Life with Baby 2015: Gingerbread Play Set & 8 month pictures

  • Candy Land on the Chalkboard door! I made a life-size¬†Gingerbread man by tracing Leeland. The candies are paper plates and plastic wrap. We got the foam gingerbread crafts from Hobby Lobby.

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Have fun and please let me know if you use these ideas. God bless & remember the High King lives! ~Amber Dover

More Christmas Posts:

http://amberdover.com/category/holidays/christmasadvent/

Toddler Life posts:

http://amberdover.com/category/homelife/toddler-life/

Christmas Playlist on Youtube

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