Jelly Bean Bracelet — Fun to Wear & Eat!

 

I remember having the candy necklace and bracelet’s has a child. With Easter quickly here I wanted to make something different using the candy I had. Jelly Bean Bracelets.

jelly bean bracelet

 

Materials:

Various colored jelly beans 

String (I used ribbon 1/8 width)

Toothpicks

 

First  I measure my child’s wrist so I knew how long to make the bracelet, I made it a bit longer so I had allowance for tying the knot as I slipped the bean through the ribbon.  I poked holes in the jelly bean and then took the tip ohe toothpick with the ribbon on the tip of the rbon (somewhat using the toothpicks a needle) and then threading the ribbon through.  I had to use 3 toothpicks because the sugar coating inside the jelly bean  kept sticking to the toothpick and it got caked up so when this happened I used a fresh toothpick about every 4 jelly beans. I alternated the colors with a pattern and once I had the length I wanted I  tie both pieces of the ribbon together into a knot. 

 

 

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Comments

  1. That is the cutest idea ever! I love it and would love to make some for my kids!

  2. You just saved my day. My son has been wanting to sew since he has been watching me do it. I bought him a set of plastic needles but had no idea what to do with them. This is perfect!! He can sew and mom does not have to worry.

  3. Oh so cool. I love how easy this is and how cute.

  4. Helene Cohen Bludman says:

    Fun for kids and I bet they love eating the leftovers!

  5. Maria Oller says:

    such a wonderful craft for little girls, we always get jelly beans as gifts but since my kids dont eat to much candy, we have a ton around, We will craft this cuties for sure!

  6. Chasity Boatman says:

    Wonderful idea! I remember the candy jewelry from when I was a kid. But it always tasted awful. Jelly beans are delicious, so this would be great for kids.

  7. My kids would go crazy over these bracelets. Heck, I might even make one for myself with a few gourmet jelly beans. πŸ˜‰

  8. What a fun edible craft to do with the kiddos!

  9. I think I need to make one too.

  10. That is just the cutest and most colorful thing. I love how cheery it is!

  11. I think I am going to do this after Easter with all the Jelly Beans. Any excuse to play with food. πŸ™‚

  12. Cool idea. I always liked the candy you could eat, when I was a kid.

  13. What a fun idea!

  14. This is adorable!!! I would love to do this fun and yummy craft with my daughter. Fashion you can eat, I love it!

  15. This is an adorable idea. It’s something you can do with your children and when you need a bit of a sugar hit, just sneak one off!

  16. This is really a cute and colorful idea and finding one in an Easter basket would make jelly beans just that more special.

  17. Wow… fantastic idea. I love it. I pinned it too! Adding it to my to do this for the week:)

  18. So cute! My daughter would love to do this and it is perfect for this weekend.

  19. so cute and so easy to make!

  20. Really great idea. Easy and fun to make!

  21. Unfortunately any candy on my hand does not make it too far.. But this is a neat idea.

  22. This project is going to give great colorful memories πŸ™‚

  23. What a great idea! This would be more yummy than the other candy bracelets, the kids think they are fun but the candy on them isn’t good. Yay for jelly beans!!

  24. what a great project for Spring and Easter. I can’t belive it is alrady Easter weekend.

  25. What a cute idea/. This would make a great activity for a girls party

  26. Cute!! I remember having candy jewelry when I was a kid, but I never thought of making it myself. What a great (and yummy) craft idea!

  27. I so wish I had thought of this idea when my kids were little! I love that it’s so easy!

  28. This is so cute. The kids would love this and then of course eat it!

  29. What a great idea! This would be a fun way to use all the Jelly bean candy we are about to get this weekend.

  30. I love the idea of a jelly bracelet. Would get kinda sticky with sweat though πŸ™‚

  31. What a fun and easy craft to do with my niece and nephew! Thanks for the idea!!!!

  32. What a totally cute idea, love it! I think I would eat all the jelly beans before they made it to the bracelet πŸ˜‰ Yum!

  33. now that is a craft my kids can get into! lol. Seriously that is quite clever and I know what we will be doing this weekend!

  34. My mom saw this and said β€œooh, that’s a great craft we can do with the kids at Junior church”. I was NOT like that. I was thinking how each one of those little girls in their cute Sunday dress would be licking their wrists during the church service and their moms would be coming for me AFTER service. roflol. I love it, though.

  35. How neat! My nephew would love this, he loves candy and would love having it around his wrist so he can eat it anywhere! Haha. πŸ™‚

  36. what a great idea! I used to love those candy necklaces.

  37. Awesome Idea My Girls Will Love This!

  38. This is cute, but I know I’d be like string a bean, eat two!

  39. This is so cute and fun!! I would be eating my accessories, though! πŸ˜‰

  40. That is such a cute idea! I can’t wait until my daughter is old enough to do things like this.

  41. What a neat twist on the candy bracelets! Very Smart!

  42. Now these are awesome – I have one but its a necklace – this is cool.

  43. What a clever idea, I bet my kids would love to make these.

  44. What a cute idea! My daughter would love this! She would also love eating the jelly beans off, lol!

  45. Kids would love this bracelet as they can eat it after using.

  46. This is the best idea. And now all the extra jelly beans won’t go to waste. Thanks for sharing!

  47. This is the cutest thing ever! I know my boys would totally get a kick out of this. I love it, you are so creative

  48. That is such a great idea! Way better than those candy necklaces that practically break your teeth!

  49. Why, this is such a cool idea that moms and dads can do with their kids during the holidays πŸ™‚
    I’m sure kids can’t wait to eat their goodies after putting everything in a bracelet.

  50. Such a CUTE idea, my girls would LOVE this!!! Thank you for sharing

  51. Sandy VanHoey says:

    This is such a cute idea for Easter. I will have to try this for my young grandchildren

  52. What a cute bracelet. I love how simple it is for kids.

  53. This is such a cute ideas! I know my daughter would love to make this and eat it after!

  54. katherine says:

    This is a super cute idea for the kids!

  55. There would be nothing left to these in a minute at our house!

  56. I would love to have one of these for myself! Or ten, lol. I love jellies and they don’t sell them in Ecuador πŸ™

  57. Oh my gosh, such fun! Crafty jewelry that you can EAT… my kids will be all over this one!

  58. nicole dz says:

    Jelly beans are good to use for this, it almost looks like beads and not something you can ear. My kids love the candy necklaces, bracelets, and rings. They also make a snack necklace on movie night with any food item that can go on a string.

  59. What a fun idea!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

  60. Lovely and colorful. I beleive I would gain weight cause I would make one daily. I love jelly beans!

  61. Jennifer Shelton says:

    Oh my goodness we are making one tomorrow!

  62. Danielle D says:

    This is such a fun, sweet idea for the little ones! I wouldn’t have ever thought of it!

  63. Stephanie Mago-Eagle says:

    Those are just the cutest I will have to make some with my little girl

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