How To Make A Candy Train – Easy Kids Christmas Crafts

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These little old school candy trains have been a tradition in our house for years. The Girl Who Thinks She’s A Bird has been making them and gifting them to friends for as long as I can remember. I bet it’s a tradition she passes on to her kids.

Making the actual train is so simple and just requires a few pieces of candy and a glue gun. While kids can help out with this craft, I’d obviously not recommend you give your 2-year-old a hot glue gun and let him go to town. And there’s your disclaimer.
Check out the step by step instructions and you can build your very own candy train:

Start with a package of gum.  I  selected Clove gum because it was red.

Hot glue 1 roll of Lifesavers to the pack of gum letting the Lifesavers hang over 1 end of the gum.

Add 1 foiled Rolo.

Add 1 Hershey’s miniature candy to the top of the Rolo.

Add 1 upside down foiled Hershey’s Kiss.

Add 4 wrapped peppermint discs.

Viola!  One candy train.  How easy was that?

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5 Days Of Frugal Christmas Ideas: How To Make A Candy Train

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If you are looking for a fun craft project to make over winter break, this candy train is an easy one to do with the kids.  The Girl Who Thinks She’s A Bird has been making these sweet little candy trains and giving them as gifts for her friends for as long as I can remember.

 

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