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Candy Christmas Train


Updated November 17, 2015
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Your kids will have a blast making the Candy Christmas Train. Using suckers, candy bars, and other sweet treats, you can craft an adorable Christmas character. Children love candy, and you'll love the way that this Christmas crafts for kids encourages creativity and imagination. Spend time as a family and design a cute character that you can pack with treats like tiny toys and small stuffed animals. Let your little ones choose their favorite Christmas candies and spend an afternoon showing them how fun recycling crafts can be.




  • Scissors
  • An 8 1/2" X 9 1/2" piece of Christmas wrapping paper
  • 8 1/2" Pringles can
  • 2-1.2CM Google eyes
  • Glue gun and sticks
  • 1 Life Savors roll
  • 2 Fun size 3 Musketeers bars
  • 1 Bite size Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
  • 4 Flat Wrapped Suckers
  • 1 Midgee Tootsie Roll
  • 1- 9" piece of 1/8" wide red ribbon (for bow)
  • 1 small pom pom (for the nose)
  • 1-25 mm(0.9") bell



  1. Cut the wrapping paper to fit the Pringles can
  2. Glue the eyes, pom pom, and Tootsie Roll on the lid of the container
  3.  Place the suckers with their stems pointing on either side of the train using the edge of the wrapper for "legs" to balance the can
  4. Glue the bell to the top edge of the Life Savers candy and place the ribbon bow on the connecting pieces, then attach to the train with glue
  5. In the middle of the train, place the Reese's candy upside down and glue
  6. Glue the 3 Musketeers bars together and glue them to the top back of the train
  7. Any small item for kids can be put inside



For another way to have some delicious fun with your kids, learn how to make Vegan Mozzarella Sticks using the super easy recipe from FaveGlutenFreeRecipes.

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I definitely need to show this project to my future sister-in-law. I know her son will absolutely love it once he gets a bit older. Who can resist a train made out of candy?

This is SUCH a cute idea! Not only is it super cute on the outside, but it's a great way to wrap a little something on the inside.

so cute, I am gonna make some

I might try this project with the little ones as teacher gifts and load it with sugar free candy / treats.


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