Printable Gingerbread Treat Bag

Easy Gingerbread Treat Bag or Decoration

This Printable Paper Bag Gingerbread House makes a fun treat bag or can be stuffed with newspapers for a lasting decoration.  You can make a whole village of Paper Bag Gingerbread Houses by using our pattern to create your own designs. Don’t be afraid to let the kids be creative. You can also put LED lights inside to make them look like the lights are on.


Gingerbread houses originated in Germany in the 16th century and became popular because of the Grimm fairy tale about Hansel and Gretel who came upon a house made of treats in the forest. Source – History of Gingerbread

  • Printable House Pattern
  • Paper Lunch Bag
  • Crayons (Optional)
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Stapler
  1. Fill a paper lunch bag with candy or a small gift. Fold the top down several times and staple closed.
  2. Print out two houses, one for each side of the bag. We have included both color and black and white.
  3. Cut out pieces to use on your house. If using the black and white version, color the pieces before cutting out.
  4. Glue the pieces to the paper bag.

It’s that easy.

Gingerbread House Pattern

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print



2 thoughts on “Printable Gingerbread Treat Bag”

  1. Great for grandparents to do with their grandkids.

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