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)
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
Glue shiny candy to front of gum package as a bumper
Glue four round candies on as wheels
Glue the one candy bar on the back, allowing it to stick off the back a little.
Glue the other candy bar along the back of the first one to create a T.
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
Glue cylinder candy roll to gum package. Glue peppermints to lower sides for wheels
Push caramel onto cylinder body to make the cab of the engine.
Put a glob of hot glue on cylinder roll and put Hershey’s Kiss near front.
Glue little chocolate bar on top of cab for the roof
2 packs of gum
Small roll of candy
Low temperature hot glue gun
For wings, glue one stick of gum to top of a pack of gum and one stick on the bottom
Glue the small roll of candy under bottom wing
Fold a stick of gum to form a T and glue to end of pack of gum for tail
Glue a wrapped candy to front of pack of gum for front propeller