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Thursday, June 5, 2008

12 Days of Christmas Crafts - Day 12 - Gingerbread

To celebrate National Gingerbread Day, today's crafts and recipes are in honor of gingerbread. (Just click on the individual phrases/titles to access the sites.)

Gingerbread Recipes:

Molasses Gingerbread Cookies
Old-Fashioned Gingerbread
Gingerbread with Sour Cream
Chocolate Gingerbread
Christmas Gingerbread Recipes, includes Grandma's Gingerbread, Gingerbread Cookie Mix in a Jar, Biscotti, and more.

Gingerbread Crafts:

Sandpaper Gingerbread Man Ornament

Materials needed: sand paper, cinnamon stick, glue, misc. craft supplies

1. Cut out a gingerbread man shape. Trace the pattern onto the back of the sand paper.
2. Scrape the cinnamon stick over the sand paper to make it smell sweet.
3. Give your gingerbread man a face and other features using whatever you have on hand. You can use small candies, rick-rack, felt scraps, construction paper, white paint (to look like frosting), etc.

How to Make Handmade Gingerbread Man Soaps
Gingerbread Man Chains
Gingerbread Container House
Gingerbread Bean Bags
Kid's Gingerbread House
Gingerbread Sign
Gingerbread House
Home Sweet Gingerbread Home
Gingerbread House Card

Gingerbread House (Instructions, Ideas, and More)

Get step-by-step instructions for how to make easy candy-covered gingerbread houses, a classic holiday craft.

Gingerbread House
Mini Gingerbread House
Gingerbread Train
Building Gingerbread

Need to know more about gingerbread? Then head on over to these sites that are all gingerbread all the time.

Gingerbread Heaven
Gingerbread Fun
Ultimate Gingerbread

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