Candy Ring Activity

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Updated on Jan 9, 2014

A candy ring is perfect for the kid with a sweet tooth and style! Craft a miniature masterpiece with the help of pipe cleaners and candy. This charming piece of edible jewelry is easy to make, fun to give, and delicious to eat! Make a sweet candy ring with your child this Valentine's Day.

What You Need:

  • Taffy (wrapped in paper)
  • Red pipe cleaner
  • White pipe cleaner
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun

What You Do:

  1. Let your child cute the red pipe cleaner into three equally-sized pieces.
  2. Have her do the same to the white pipe cleaner. She should now have three short pieces of red pipe cleaner and three short pieces of white pipe cleaner.
  3. Let your child bend each of the pipe cleaner pieces into a circle.
  4. Have her twist the ends around each other to lock the ring shape in place.
  5. Help her carefully use the hot glue gun to place a single drop of glue on the bottom of each paper-wrapped piece of taffy.
  6. Have your child press a pipe cleaner ring into the drop of glue of each piece of candy.
  7. Set aside the candy rings to dry.
  8. After a few minutes, she'll be ready to wear, eat or give away her candy creations!