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How To Draw A Gingerbread House Step By Step For Kids

A Gingerbread House is a novelty confectionery shaped like a building that is made of cookie dough, cut and baked into appropriate components like walls and roofing. In this tutorial, we are learning how to draw a gingerbread house for kids

In this tutorial, we will show you step by step drawing of a gingerbread house for kids.

Art Materials & Equipment

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Marker
  • Pencil Color
  • Eraser (Erase If Made Mistake)
  • Sharpener (To Sharp Pencil)
  • Compass (Alternative)

Also Read: How to Draw a House

About Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House is usually made with a crisp ginger biscuit but some use a boiled dough that can be moulded like clay to form edible statuettes or other decorations. These houses are covered with a variety of candies and icing.

Video Tutorial

Steps To Draw A Gingerbread House

You can follow our video tutorial also. Here is a short demo of today’s tutorial. Follow the steps below to easily draw a gingerbread house step by step.

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Step By Step To Draw Gingerbread House

Draw Rough Outline

We are starting by drawing the rough lines or reference lines. Draw a rectangle and triangle to make a house outline and don’t make the upper part of the rectangle and lower part of the triangle as in the drawing above. We are using a pencil to draw the rough parts.

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Step 1

Draw Rough Window & Door

Now draw the window and door of the gingerbread house as in the image above roughly. Use a pencil to draw the rough part as we will erase it in further steps.

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Step 2

Draw Outline

Now, use the reference lines that we drew in step and step 2 for drawing the outline of the house fairly and again draw a curved border for drawing a candy cane stick of the gingerbread house to decoration as shown in the image above.

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Step 3

Draw Texture

Then, now draw m shape at the right and left side of the door and at the top draw (Zig-Zag) lines as in the image above. Then erase all the rough lines which we have drawn in steps 1 and Step 2.

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Step 4

Draw a Gingerbread House Chimney

Again, now add m shape to the roof of the Gingerbread House and again draw a beautiful chimney on the roof as in the drawing above.

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Step 5

Draw Trees

Similarly, now add a tree on both sides of the house as in the drawing above. You can also add trees according to your wish too. Then draw two small circles at the side of the door for making circular windows as in the drawing above. Finally, in six steps we draw a beautiful gingerbread house.

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Step 6

Add More Texture

Lastly, for giving a perfect look draw small dots on a chocolate layer as in the drawing above and again draw a heart shape on the door. Then draw some curly lines on house for better look.

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Step 7

Colouring a Gingerbread House

After the drawing of the gingerbread house is completed we move forward with colouring the house. For colouring, we had chosen some basic colours. You can fill colour according to our wish too.

We coloured brown on the chimney and wall of the house. For trees, we coloured light green. On heart we coloured red and on the windows and chocolate bar also we use red colour. For roof tiles, we use red, yellow, orange, green, purple as in the image.

Colour Details:

  1. Red
  2. Blue
  3. Purple
  4. Yellow
  5. Light Green
  6. Skin
  7. Blue
  8. Orange
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Drawing and Colouring Gingerbread House

Final Image of Gingerbread House

After colouring, we get a beautiful gingerbread house. You can use a pencil colour(We made it digital).

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Also Read: How To Draw A Sofa

Great Job 

Finally, we draw gingerbread house and colour it beautifully. I hope you find our tutorial easy.

This is how you can draw a gingerbread house easily with a stepwise tutorial for kids. Comment below if you find our tutorial helpful and suggest “NAME” if you have any requests or you have any problems while drawing it.

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