Home    Subscribe    FAQ    Contact    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Sweetie Jars

by Claire Winlow (follow)
Easy (858)      5 to 10s (604)      Under 5s (583)      Over 10s (380)      Mothers Day (78)      Birthday Party (53)      Fathers Day (37)      Candy (4)      Lolly (2)      Sweets (1)     


sweets, candy, jar, present, gift, pre school, teacher appreciation, marshmallow, jelly baby, chocolate raisins
Jars of layered sweets are easy for young children to assemble and are sure to be a hit with anyone who gets these as a present


These sweetie jars are an easy activity that even young children can assemble. Tied up with a colourful ribbon, they make great presents.

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy



sweets, candy, jar, present, gift, pre school, teacher appreciation, marshmallow, jelly baby, chocolate raisins
Choose different sweets in various textures or keep the sweets the same and just layer the colours


Materials
Glass jar
Selection of sweets in different colours (we used marshmallows, jelly babies and chocolate raisins)
Ribbon
Optional other items to decorate - sticky labels, fabric, stickers

Method
You can buy attractive glass jars which make a nice present in themselves. An empty jam jar, washed and with the label removed will work just as well.



sweets, candy, jar, present, gift, pre school, teacher appreciation, marshmallow, jelly baby, chocolate raisins


Put the first layer of sweets in the jar and try to leave as few spaces as possible.



sweets, candy, jar, present, gift, pre school, teacher appreciation, marshmallow, jelly baby, chocolate raisins
These marshmallows would be fun for toasting


Keeping adding layers until you reach the top.



sweets, candy, jar, present, gift, pre school, teacher appreciation, marshmallow, jelly baby, chocolate raisins
A delicious topping of chocolate raisins


There are lots of ways you can now decorate the jar. You could simply tie a colourful ribbon around it or use use your imagination to add more detail.
Why not cut a square of scrap fabric and tie over the jar lid. You could even design your own labels or emboss a gift tag.

Categories
#Easy
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Sweets
#Candy
#Mothers Day
#Fathers Day
#Birthday Party
#Lolly
I like this Article - 12
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Claire Winlow
Papier mâché is easy to do but requires a bit of patience
9 likes
Tiny tots painting is all about the experience and less about the end result
6 likes
My son is going to a birthday party and the present we have bought is a book about a fish called...
15 likes
My son made this fork print flower card for Mother's Day
7 likes
Create a striking piece of abstract art with a few simple materials
7 likes
A traditional orange pomander will involve various spices and several weeks to dry
11 likes
view all articles by Claire Winlow
Articles by Claire Winlow on Other Hubs
3 likes
ID: 1607
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Super fun Pencil stand for kids! Time: 5 minutes (this can be preparation or actual activity ti...
7 likes
This paper fan is fun to make and perfect for summer time
6 likes
With just a few simple materials, you can make a little raft and try floating it at bath time
6 likes
Collages are a great way of using up scraps of paper and robots lend themselves very well to this cr...
6 likes
Make simple yet fabulous Christmas light cards for the friends and family on your list
12 likes
How often do you consider academic pursuits, marks and achievements as more important than arts and ...
16 likes
Turn any of your kids art work into a slightly different greeting card by raising it up with double ...
6 likes
An easy winter craft that young kids will enjoy
6 likes
Under 5's love to get creative with different painting techniques
6 likes
Finger printing is fun at any age and these aliens are so cute with their googly eyes
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (583)
Any Age (400)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (858)
Medium (240)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version