Age range: 7-11 | 11-14
Duration: 30-59 mins
  • D&T
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics

Make a gingerbread house

Create your very own delicious gingerbread house in this fun baking activity.

You may have seen gingerbread houses in the shops at Christmas, but have you ever thought how the shapes and the structure used within them, helps the house to stand up? Examine the design and engineering of structures as you get inspired with baking experiments this Christmas. The best thing is, not only does this make a great Christmas decoration, but you also get to share this delicious gingerbread house with your friends and family. Happy baking!

Download our free activity sheet below to get creative.


Oh ho ho, and please do share your baking and experiment highlights with us @IETeducation #SantaLovesSTEM

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