When it comes to homemade gadgets, coloring, face painting, and more, arts and crafts can provide wholesome entertainment for kids. Have you ever thought about candy related arts and crafts? Your kids or guests will form a line when it is their turn when they realize the usual night of family-fun crafts has introduced candy. Kids love the opportunity to spend time with family and, it’s just that much more fun when they can turn a plain piece of candy into a creative piece of art. You can enhance the ease of creative shapes by using lollipop, candy melt, and popsicle molds to make fun candy shapes.
Did you know you can make your own sucker in as little as 4 minutes? You can spend as much time as you want making intricate designs but, a traditional lollipop is simply made of sugar, split between liquid and solid parts. The simple ingredients is what makes them so easy to make. Adding color or patterns doesn’t take much longer either. Simply add food coloring. While the kids on hand may not allow the home made lollipops to last long after they dry, as they devour them quickly, you can try and take some home for later for yourself by placing your final candy masterpiece in a plastic sandwich bag and storing in a cool, dry location.
Candy art and fun doesn’t have to be limited to just children. Adults want to promote family fun, while kids are eager just to munch on the end results. However, quite often, adults end up consuming the most of these delectable candy delights. Because of adults’ interest in candy art, a small investment into candy molds and meltable, moldable candy can make for a fun and affordable girls’ night out, couple’s date night, or even part of a unique bachelorette and baby shower.
With candy’s unique value proposition of being able to be made in bulk for cheap, look around, candy fun is popping up everywhere. Next to party and local city festival booths of face painting and balloon animals, homemade candy is more popular now than ever. Whether you are a crafty person at heart or, simply have a sweet tooth, candy art provides the best of both worlds to create an opportunity for affordable, at-home fun.