Father's Day Crafts

Gingerbread Air Freshener
Make a gingerbread air freshener.
Make a gingerbread air freshener.

This gingerbread air freshener makes the perfect gift for Father's Day. Dad's car or truck will smell great with this hanging from the rear-view mirror.

What You'll Need:


Cookie cutter



Cinnamon sticks

Cheese grater

Clear glue (optional)

Twine or ribbon

On the smooth side of a piece of sandpaper, place a gingerbread man cookie cutter. Trace the shape with a pencil, and cut out the gingerbread man from the sandpaper.

Over the rough side of the sandpaper, grate a cinnamon stick with a cheese grater. (Be careful when you grate; you don't want to scrape your knuckles on the grater.)

The cinnamon should stick in the crevices of the sandpaper, but you can also spread a little clear glue on the sandpaper before you grate the cinnamon.

Use the scissors to punch a small hole in the top of the gingerbread man's head. Put a piece of twine or ribbon through the hole so you can hang dad's new air freshener on the rearview mirror of his car or truck.

For more fun holiday activities and crafts, see:


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