We have nothing against baking (well, except the cleaning up part), but now you can have the fun of decorating a gingerbread house without actually making one.
Jenny B. Harris of Allsorts has created a virtual gingerbread house for you and your mouse-capable kids to decorate. Click and drag the candies onto your house and voila! It won't be tasty like the real thing, but it's mighty fun.
Gingerbread Houses: The Apartment Therapy Versions
Gingerbread Cookie Cutters
Modern Gingerbread House