Tuesday, December 18, 2012

DIY Gum Drop Wreath

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Beautiful Gum Drop Wreath Christmas decoration is easy to make and makes a beautiful addition to your holiday table. (Note: This can be made by Preschoolers and Kindergartners using toothpicks instead of a hot glue gun.)
gum drop wreath

Christmas Craft with Gumdrops


I am not super crafty, but this was simple and came out so beautiful and festive I had to share it with you!
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Pick up a Styrofoam wreath (small). I got mine at Wal-Mart, but there would be a bigger selection on Michaels. The list price was $2.99, but I got it on clearance last year for 40% off!  You will also need a glue gun (super handy and affordable at under $10), 4 glue sticks (cost about $0.25 each, and a package of Christmas spice drops.

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Use your glue gun (adult only and be careful, the glue is HOT!) and put a dot on the bottom of each gum drop (one at a time) and stick on Styrofoam. It will take you about 30 minutes.


This craft can also be done using toothpicks to stick each gumdrop in the styrofoam wreath making it a perfect craft for Preschoolers and Kindergartners too!

Gum Drop Wreath Christmas Craft

December 2012 1350TADA! Here is your finished wreath. Just insert a pillar candle and you are in business. Something else I really like about it is that the candle fits snuggly, so no worries about it tipping.

3 comments:

  1. If you use toothpicks to attach to styrofoam your child could do this, too. Great idea and I love the finished product.

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