While the origins of this fun “holiday” are unknown, Dec. 12 is Gingerbread House Day! Just in time for the holidays, today is the perfect opportunity to get your creativity on and build yourself a fabulous gingerbread house!
Elaborate or simple, big or small, nothing gets the little ones into the holiday spirit like building and designing their very own homemade home! Usually comprised of delicious gingerbread and decorated with colorful candies and icing, gingerbread houses can be made by scratch or with store-bought kits.
Some businesses, organizations and churches around the country host gingerbread house contests and workshops too. This holiday season, gather up the kids and start a new family tradition. Be sure to check out the popular 20 Free Gingerbread Templates, Patterns & Recipes for the Holidays.