Edible friendship bracelet

Are you looking for something a little different?  Do you remember the friendship bracelets of your youth?  Or the candy necklaces?   Here is our snack-time twist on these classics.

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Cereal jewellery

Our supplies for this cheery edible friendship bracelet were:

Edible friendship bracelet ingredients

  • Cereal hoops
  • Candy laces

That’s it!

Now it’s time for a little fine-motor skills practice for your children as they string the cereal hoops onto the candy laces.

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We used a multi-grain cereal, but you can use more colourful hoops if you’d like.  They would make a pretty colourful bracelet for a special treat.  However, those cereals are imported and much too pricey for our family, perhaps not a bad thing for us!

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Once the string is long enough, just tie off the ends and you will have a slightly stretchy, edible friendship bracelet.

If you really want to get fancy, go ahead and make a matching necklace as well.

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Wouldn’t these be fun for a party or play date?

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About Crystal McClean

I am a Mom, Wife, and Home Educator. We love to have fun together while learning and exploring our environment.

  • http://www.thejennyevolution.com Jennifer @ The Jenny Evolution

    What a really cute idea. I haven’t seen this done with licorice before :-)

    @ The Jenny Evolution
    @ Generation iKid

    • http://www.castleviewacademy.com Crystal McClean

      The licorice is much better for the tummy than elastic string 😉 Thanks for stopping by, hae a great week.

  • http://www.pinkchaistyle.com Raj @Pink Chai Style

    So cute! My kids are a little big for this craft, but I’m bookmarking it for the next time I babysit little ones :)


    • http://www.castleviewacademy.com Crystal McClean

      I dare you to do with with older kids! I’m sure they’d have just as much fun…I know I had fun making my own, and hubby enjoyed eating the one made for him 😉

  • http://creativekkids.com Tammy @ creativekkids.com

    You’re kids look like they’re having so much fun. I never thought about doing it with licorice! What a great idea!

    • http://www.castleviewacademy.com Crystal McClean

      This was one of those crazy ideas that popped into my head during another conversation. The tough part was going out and finding what we could use. I’m sure we’ll be doing it again :-)

  • Jessica

    So cute! Love it!!!

    • http://www.castleviewacademy.com Crystal McClean

      They were quite yummy, too!

  • http://momssmallvictories.com Tanya M @ Mom’s Small Victories

    You always share such wonderful and simple ideas, that even I can do. Thanks!!

    • http://www.castleviewacademy.com Crystal McClean

      Thank you so much :-) Complicated ideas and me do not work well and end in disaster, just ask hubby! So in the effort to remain as sane as possible I try to stay simple!

  • http://mybuddiesandi.blogspot.ca Suzanne

    I adore these classic bracelets & I’d love you to link them to my food craft post if you get a chance. Such a fantastic activity that kids all enjoy! Timeless!

    • http://www.castleviewacademy.com Crystal McClean

      Thank you :-) I’ve linked them up, have a great week!

  • http://www.sandinmytoes.tk/ Tarana

    This is a nice idea, both for the making and the finished product! Looks like they loved it :) #WeeklyKidsCoop

    • http://www.castleviewacademy.com Crystal McClean

      The children really had a lot of fun with this! Now when they see thecandy necklaces in the stores they ask if they can make one at home 😉