Craft Stick Gingerbread Man Craft

If your summer is filled with popsicles, you probably have enough handmade popsicles waiting to be used. This Gingerbread man stick craft is so simple to put together.

With his smiling face, buttoned ball, and bright red ribbon, he’s the funniest man around.

Craft Stick Gingerbread Man Craft

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Christmas might be our favorite season and we love making all kinds of Christmas Crafts for kids (check out our printable Gingerbread House Cards or try making some Christmas Bookmarks printable students).

Alternatively, why not let the kids (or you) color our Christmas coloring pages?

Xmas Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

If you’re looking for a craft to make with your kids this holiday season, make this craft from Gingerbread Man.

You’ll need a few craft supplies and you’ll be making this gingerbread man in no time.

DIY Christmas Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

How to make handmade gingerbread with sticks

What you need:

  • handmade sticks (five thinner and two wider)
  • brown paper
  • brown acrylic paint
  • paint brush
  • black marker
  • white chalk marker
  • eye shadow
  • the two halves glitter black
  • glue
  • pom-pom fruit (pink, green, blue and yellow)
  • red silk ribbon
  • pencil
  • drag

Materials used

Step-by-step instructions

Grab your scissors.

Step 1

Cut a craft stick and start cutting it.

Step 2

Paint each craft bar brown.

Step 3

Continue painting the craft sticks.

Step 4


Begin by gluing five craft sticks together to form a body.

Step 5

Apply glue to the craft sticks you cut in half on the back of the body for strength.

Step 6

Place half on the upper part and the other half on the lower part of the body.

Step 7

Arms and legs

Our Gingerbread Man craft stick also needs arms and legs.

See also Build a Bee Puppet Craft Template

Apply glue to both halves of the thicker craft stick.

Step 8

The arms will go towards the body.

Step 9

Repeat this step with the two wider craft sticks you cut in half.

These will be the legs. Attach them to the bottom.

Step 10


Draw a circle for the head on brown paper and cut it out.

Step 11

Use a white chalk pen to draw a wavy line around the head as if it were frozen.

Step 12

Draw eyes and mouth on the head with a black pen and glue a pink pom-pom for the nose.

Step 13

Take a Q-tip and lightly apply Gingerbread Man blush.

Step 14

Likewise, draw a wavy line at the end of the thick craft stick.

Step 15

Glue the head to the body.

Step 16

Stick colorful pom-poms on the Gingerbread Man’s chest.

Step 17

Take a red ribbon and start making a bow.

Step 18

Tie the red ribbon and cut off the excess.

Step 21

Glue the red bow to the Gingerbread Man.

Step 22

This Stick Gingerbread Man Craft will make the holidays even more fun.

Step 23

Don’t you like it?

We think it looks incredible!

Christmas Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

You can make as many as you want with colored pom-poms and bows.

DIY Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

Wishing you a Merry Christmas.

DIY Xmas Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

And keep crafting.

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