The gingerbread man has grown in fame since playing a part in the Shrek movies. The fairytale – which doesn’t have a fairytale ending, is a favourite amongst older children. Gingerbread men are delicious and are a traditional baked good over Christmas. Gingerbread house making and decorating is also a fun activity to do at this time of year. If you love all things gingerbread, why not make an event out of the decorating tradition and hold your very own gingerbread man party? We’ve found some really clever ideas on how to pull off this fun theme.
Nothing screams Christmas than decorating a food table with red and white and decking the food out with all things gingerbread men and candy canes.
This cute table setting is great for kids who wish to decorate their very own gingerbread man. Use brown paper with a checklist of what needs to be done to create their sweet masterpiece.
For an easy and simple party idea, set up ready made gingerbread houses and place jelly beans or skittles as the initial on name cards so each guest knows where to sit.
For some fun, get two people to dress up as gingerbread man and gingerbread woman. These costumes can easily be replicated using brown cartons and coloured cardboard.
For a sweet food idea, why not create these gingerbread Christmas trees and serve them to guests?
Decorate cupcakes by placing a gingerbread man on top of the piped icing.
For some really cute gingerbread house printables, head to this post.
As you can see a gingerbread man party can cater to a variety of ages.
Do you decorate a gingerbread house at Christmas? Are you a fan of gingerbread men?