Edible crafts for kids are great for using as a craft project and
eating it for snacktime. Most of these ideas can be used for
preschool-grade school kids individually, at playgroup or just as
fun activities. Whatever level they are at, you can make these
activities easier or more complex.
Kids Craft Recipe Book
Our craft recipe book has 14 recipes that use common ingredients and provide kids with on-going activities after they create the recipe.
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Edible Food Crafts
Edible Candy Mosaic
You will need:
jellybeans, M&Ms, skittles or other colorful round candies
frosting for "glue"
large rectangle cookie or graham cracker, for your "canvas"
Frost cookie with frosting. You can use a cookie cutter to imprint a
design and fill it in with your candy or make a freestyle design.
You can create cookie mixes, pancakes mixes, soup mixes or cake
mixes that resemble sand art.
Paint a slice of bread with colored milk and toast. Simple and fun
project. Add making your own butter to this for even more cooking
Make an edible floral arrangement with cookies on a stick or frosted
Layered Snack Treat Jar
Layer snacks in a jar for a pretty sand art look. These make great
gifts that kids can create or a fun snack for kids. Try snacks such
as nuts, raisins, craisins, M&M's, dried cereal and dried fruit.
It is like a trail mix in a jar.
This edible Christmas craft makes a great holiday decoration or
change the color of wrapped candy to match the holiday.
Using a styrofoam cone, poke toothpicks over cone with at least an
inch of toothpick sticking out. To make a vegetable cone, cook
vegetables several minutes to make softer and easier to stick into
toothpicks. Poke vegetables into toothpicks creating a edible
vegetable tree. Try broccoli, cauliflower, carrot chunks, cherry
tomatoes or cucumber chunks. (don't cook tomatoes or cucumbers)
To make an edible candy craft tree use marshmallows, colored or
white, circus peanuts, gum drops or gummy candy. Any soft candy
4 or more graham cracker rectangles
1/2 cup peanut butter
Various tubes of decorating icing
Candy shapes like gumballs, gumdrops, chocolate chips, Hershey's
Cookie decorations like candy sprinkles, stars, and silver balls
Place a graham cracker on a flat surface.
Spread a thin layer of peanut butter along all four edges.
Stand another graham cracker upright on one edge and proceed
with another graham cracker on another edge.
Keep building using your peanut butter as "glue" to create the
house of your dreams.
Add decorating icing, candies, and sprinkles to complete your