Menzies College

Gingerbread House Competition

Gingerbread House Competition

Join the fun this holiday season by taking part in the Menzies College Gingerbread House Competition. It’s your opportunity to create a house that will get the whole town talking!

We will have our Menzies judging at school and the best 2 houses will be entered into the Invercargill Gingerbread House Competition.

Types You Can Build

Any structure is allowed. Victorian, Colonial, Modern, Barn, Cottege and all the rest. The choice is yours.

Planning And Preparation

Planning designing your Ginger bread house what decorations you might need as we will need all supplies at school ready to go.

We will discuss other ideas such as creating gifts for Christmas, baking, preserving etc and also learn who to use icing tools.


Staff Members Running The Activity

Mrs Keil and Miss Parkinson.

Number Requirements

With a restriction on ovens we will be looking at a maximum of 18 students.

Total Cost

Minimal depending on what decorations they are using but will estimate around $15.


Boards and baking ingredients will be supplied by the scholl. Lollies you plan on using will need to be brought in by the students.