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Gingerbread house – project preparations

Gingerbread house – project preparations

Gingerbread House Week is coming December 14-18!


Every student needs to bring some things for this project

  • A half-gallon (old-style) milk or juice carton that has a house-like shape at the top.
  • Corrugated cardboard for a base – 7-9 inches rectangle or square.
  • Candy for the decorations!

Candy needs to be PEANUT FREE (no M&Ms),and hard or chewy. Pretzels are good too.

  • Lifesavers
  • Licorice strips
  • Jellies and gumdrops
  • Mints/candy canes/Peppermint sticks
  • Old fashioned candies
  • Hard candies of any kinds
  • Pretzels
  • Marshmallows







About The Author

Dennas Davis

Dennas is the founder of Firstlight Arts Academy in Nashville, and also of The Art Instructor (formerly ArtSquish). He has been designing, painting, illustrating and teaching in various combinations since he learned how to hold a crayon. He is the illustrator of 24 children’s books with over 5 million in print worldwide.
See his paintings at

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