Today is the last day of our 12 Days of Handmade Christmas! I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing, and hopefully making some of these fun gifts.
For our finale, we’ve decided to make a “Gumball Machine” candy jar. These are so cool, really easy to make, and add some fun elements to your decor – not to mention making a fantastic gift, child or adult alike!
Gumball Machine Candy Jar
Age Range: 4 and up
Time Required: 12 hours for drying
Skills: Painting and adult supervision (applying glue)
- clay pot and base plate (the base plate needs to fit over the mouth of the glass bowl)
- acrylic paint
- paint brush
- spray sealant
- glass bowl (like a fish bowl, or the ones often used for centerpieces at weddings)
- round wooden knob or doll head (Michaels or craft section of most stores)
- gorilla, goop glue or e-6000