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.
~This post contains affiliate links and I'll earn a small commission if you shop through them. There is no extra cost to you. This is how we help support our family and continue to bring you amazing content. To learn more see the advertising disclosure here.~
Edible Food Crafts
Edible Candy Mosaic
You will need:
jellybeans, M&Ms, skittles or other colorful round
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.
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
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.
Here are the directions on making a candy
A fun edible crafts for kids recipe! In a plastic cup, add chocolate
pudding. Add gummy worms poking out of the top. Crush chocolate
sandwich cookies and sprinkle on the top to resemble dirt.
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
To make a bracelet use circle shaped cereal strung on licorice
strings or for an edible candy craft use lifesavers or gummy savers.
Tie a knot on the end and wear as a bracelet.
On a sheet of wax paper, layer pretzels into a wreath shape
overlaying the pretzels on top of each other. Melt chocolate in 30
second intervals in a microwave safe dish. Stir after each interval
until chocolate is completely melted.
Pick up pretzels one at a time and dip the ends into the white
melted chocolate. Place pretzel back in place creating a wreath.
Work quickly so chocolate won't set while you are working.
Add sprinkles to wet chocolate and let set. Tie a ribbon around the
top when chocolate is set.