These party favors are fun to make and even better to eat. In addition to our suggested shapes, feel free to come up with your own.

(Grades K-6. Younger children can make with supervision)

Supplies:

Low temperature hot glue gun (Younger children can use tacky glue or double sided tape)
One large package of gum
Four round peppermint candies
One shiny candy about 1 1/4 inches long
Two mini chocolate bars

Step 1
Glue shiny candy to front of gum package as a bumper

Step 2
Glue four round candies on as wheels

Step 3
Glue the one candy bar on the back, allowing it to stick off the back a little.

Step 4
Glue the other candy bar along the back of the first one to create a T.

(grades 1-6)

Supplies:
Low temperature glue gun, tacky glue or double sided tape
One roll of Lifesavers (cylinder-shaped candy about 3 1/2 inches long)
One small package of gum
Four round wrapped candies (such as peppermints)
One Hershey’s Kiss
One large rectangular caramel like candy
One mini chocolate bar

Step 1
Glue cylinder candy roll to gum package. Glue peppermints to lower sides for wheels

Step 2
Push caramel onto cylinder body to make the cab of the engine.

Step 3
Put a glob of hot glue on cylinder roll and put Hershey’s Kiss near front.

Step 4
Glue little chocolate bar on top of cab for the roof

(grades 1-6)

Supplies:
2 packs of gum
Small roll of candy
Low temperature hot glue gun

Step 1
For wings, glue one stick of gum to top of a pack of gum and one stick on the bottom

Step 2
Glue the small roll of candy under bottom wing

Step 3
Fold a stick of gum to form a T and glue to end of pack of gum for tail

Step 4
Glue a wrapped candy to front of pack of gum for front propeller