Practice decorating real gingerbread houses while the ginger bread cookie dough is hot in the oven. Print and color these houses with markers or crayons. Decorate A-Frames and Castles along with regular houses.
Design your own style of ginger bread house. Make a learning project to examine various architectural styles and apply the designs to gingerbread houses.
The kiddies will learn about construction of buildings while decorating candy houses.
If you would build a building which sort of building would you build?
Consider the purpose of the structure. Think of a castle. What walls, windows, furniture or kinds of people would go into such a building? Kings and queens, of course, plus all sorts of rank and staff, wait persons, butlers, cooks and guards.
Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.
Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.
Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.
Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.