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Edible Christmas crafts kids can make with a little help from Mom

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7 Delicious Christmas crafts for kids

When you're a kid, the holidays are made twice as fun with crafts and sweet treats. Why not combine them both to create edible Christmas crafts your kids can eat and share, from candy cane reindeer to ice cream cone Christmas trees. Gather some goodies, grab your kiddos and create these seven edible Christmas crafts that your kids will love to make and eat!

Cone Christmas Trees

Create pint-sized Christmas trees that are perfect for little hands. Turn sugar ice cream cones upside down, cover with green frosting and have your little elves decorate with candies and sprinkles to create an edible craft that is just as fun to eat as it is to make.

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7 Delicious Christmas crafts for kids

Candy Cane Reindeer

Turn simple candy canes into playful reindeer when you twist on pipe cleaner antlers and glue on wiggle eyes to yummy Christmas candy canes. The best part of this edible Christmas craft? Watching your kids get excited as they hand them out to friends and family!

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7 Delicious Christmas crafts for kids

Peanut Butter Play Dough

Knead 3 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter with 4 cups of confectioners' sugar and you'll have a sweet, non-toxic Christmas craft that is ready to mold a child's imagination... and it makes a fun snack, too! If your kiddos aren't ready to gobble up their creations right away, whether baked and hardened or in its original remoldable form, seal in an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to a week.

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