Gingerbread Christmas Pop up Card (Free Printable)

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Christmas is just around the corner and we have a fun craft idea for you! To help get into the holiday mood, why not make a Christmas pop up card? Friends, family, grandparents, aunts, and other family members would love this simple homemade gift from your kids. This Free Gingerbread Christmas Pop up card would be the perfect thing to make and we have included a free gingerbread man template that you can use.

These simple, Christmas themed pop up cards are adorable and they are themed with the a gingerbread house, gingerbread men, Christmas trees and ornaments. So print out this Christmas pop up card template and let’s get started.

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Free Printable Gingerbread Man Template

Included with this free pop up card is a free printable Gingerbread man template and a free gingerbread house template to use while make this card. This gingerbread man and gingerbread girl template are both included.

Supplies needed to make a Christmas Pop up Card

  • Free Gingerbread Christmas Card Template (See Below to Download)
  • Printer
  • Card Stock or any type of thick paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick or glue
Free Christmas pop up card template

What is a Pop Up Card?

Pop up cards are more creative and three dimensional than a standard card. The interior of the card, it will not be flat. The interior will have a three dimensional effect.

When you open the card, the fun part is to see what pops up!

How to Make a Gingerbread Christmas Pop up Card

When assembling a DIY pop up card, you need to print out two pages of card stock. Cut out each pattern piece separately and glue these pieces to a thick piece of card stock and usually attach you can attach them with glue. Try to make your cuts very straight. The card will look better and go together more easily with straight edges.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Print both sheets of the Christmas Gingerbread pop up card template on thick Card stock.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Fold the inner card sheet in half along the horizontal dotted line.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Cut slits along the dotted lines.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Next cut out the Gingerbread cookies, Christmas tree, and ornament.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Glue these in the places marked with the glue icon.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Fold the outer card sheet in the same way.

How to make a pop up Christmas card

Glue the outer card sheet the back of the inner card sheet, printed sides out.

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“Stir a bowl of gingerbread, Smooth and spicy brown.

Roll it with a rolling pin,

Up and up and down.

With a cookie cutter, make some little men.

Put them in the oven, Till half past ten.”

These homemade card are treasured keepsakes for years to come. As children grow older, they can look back on adorable pop up cards and crafts they made over the years. Whether displayed on the mantel or tucked away in a memory box, making homemade Christmas cards is a timeless Christmas tradition that can be enjoyed for years to come.

December is a special time of year for children all over the world, as they eagerly await the arrival of Santa Claus. One of the most cherished traditions of Christmas is writing a letter to Santa, and we have provided 45+ Free Dear Santa Letter Templates for you to use if you want to use a pre-made printable letter. But this Gingerbread Christmas pop up card would also be perfect to use for a letter to Santa. We hope you enjoy making this fun Gingerbread Christmas Pop-up card!