Craft Stick Gingerbread Man Craft

If your summer was full of popsicles, you probably have enough craft sticks just waiting to be used. This craft stick Gingerbread man is simple to put together.

With a smiling face, button-down pom-poms, and a bright red ribbon, he’s the jolliest man around.

Craft Stick Gingerbread Man Craft

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Christmas might just be our favorite season and we love making all kinds of Christmas Crafts for Kids (have a look at our Printable Gingerbread House Card or try making some Printable Christmas Bookmarks).

Also, why not have the kids (or you) color our set of 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 stick Gingerbread Man.

You need a few craft items, and you’ll make this gingerbread man in no time.

DIY Christmas Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

How to Make the Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

What you need:

  • craft sticks (five thinner and two wider)
  • brown paper
  • brown acrylic paint
  • paintbrush
  • black marker
  • white chalk marker
  • eyeshadow
  • two black glitter halves
  • glue stick
  • pom-poms (pink, green, blue, and yellow)
  • red silk ribbon
  • pencil
  • scissors
Materials Used

Step by Step Tutorial

Grab your scissors.

Step 1

Cut a craft stick and start cutting it.

Step 2

Paint each craft stick brown.

Step 3

Keep painting the craft sticks.

Step 4

The Body

Start gluing five craft sticks together to form a body.

Step 5

Apply glue to the craft sticks you cut in half to the back of the body to make it sturdy.

Step 6

Place one half on the upper part and the second half on the lower part of the body.

Step 7

The Arms and the Legs

Our craft stick Gingerbread Man also needs arms and legs. 

Apply glue to both halves of the thicker craft stick.

Step 8

The arms will go on the side of the body.

Step 9

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

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

Step 10

The Head

Draw a circle for a head onto brown paper, and cut it out.

Step 11

With a white chalk marker, draw a wavy line around the head as if it were icing.

Step 12

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

Step 13

Take a Q-tip and add a slight blush to the cheeks of the Gingerbread Man.

Step 14

In the same way, draw a wavy line on the ends of the thick craft sticks.

Step 15

Glue the head to the body.

Step 16

Glue multicolored pom-poms on the chest of the Gingerbread Man.

Step 17

Grab 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 Craft Stick Gingerbread Man will make the holidays even more jolly.

Step 23

Don’t you love it?

We think it looks incredible!

Christmas Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

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

DIY Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

Have a jolly Christmas.

DIY Xmas Craft Stick Gingerbread Man

And keep on crafting.

Craft Stick Gingerbread Man Idea

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