13 Easy Eatable Edible Christmas Craft Activities for Kids

Fun, Easy, Eatable, Edible, Christmas Art and Craft Activities for Kids

We love eatable, edible art. It is the best afterschool snack activity for kids. You get to make it, have fun, and eat it too! These 13 easy, seasonal, holiday snack craft activities will get your children in happy mood. Enjoy!

Fun, Easy, Eatable, Edible, Christmas Art and Craft Activities for Kids
13 Easy Eatable Edible Christmas Craft Activities for Kids.

  • From Disney Family Fun, these edible sugar plum gum drop penguins are perfect for the scene around your gingerbread house.

Christmas activities for children Gumdrop Penguins
Candy Gum Drop Penguins = Edible Art.

  • From FamilyFunCrafts.com edible candy cane reindeer are fun to make and fun to eat too. The heads are made from chocolate covered marshmallows.

edible craft activities for kids: things to do with marshmallows
Reindeer Marshmallow Pops = Things to do with marshmallows.

  • Busy Bee's Marshmallow Snowman Sippers are simple to make. Just slide the marshmallows over a straw and decorate with icing.
Marshmallow Snowman Sippers: things to do with marshmallows
Marshmallow Snowman Sippers.

  • From ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com are these adorable and easy to make powdered doughnut snowmen. In our afterschool program, we used candy corn for the noses and candy dots for the facial features.

Pre School Activities Edible Snowman Craft
Powdered Doughnut Snowman = Edible Craft.

  • Edible Stained Glass Ornaments from Kaboose.com are delicious to eat and double as Christmas tree decorations.

How to make Stained Glass Cookie Ornaments.
Stained Glass Cookie Ornaments.
  • We found these edible cinnamon cookie ornaments at Completely Delicious. There are also non-edible versions which smell wonderful and last for years. Just don't eat them!

Edible Cinnamon Scented Cookie Ornament.
Edible Cinnamon Scented Cookie Ornament.
  • You can make an edible sleigh from candy canes like this one from One Hundred Dollars a Month. Keep scrolling to see our similar version with edible passengers!
edible sleigh from candy canes
Edible sleigh from candy canes from One Hundered Dollars a Month.

  • Waffle Cone Christmas Trees are perfect for outside your Gingerbread house. Covered in green icing and fun candy, they are also delicious! We found these at She Knows.

Waffle Cone Christmas Trees: Types of Christmas trees
Waffle Cone Christmas Trees from She Knows.

Sugared Marshmallow Snowman
Sugared Marshmallow Snowman from She Knows.

  • One of our most popular post is this Snowman in a jar. This one is filled with fiber fill, but you can fill it with mini-marshmallows, chocolate candy, and candy corn to make it an edible craft for preschoolers.

Activities for preschool snowmen: Snowman in a jar. We filled this with cotton batting, but you could use popcorn or vanilla fudge.
Snowman in a jar: We filled this with cotton batting, 
but you could use popcorn, marshmallows, or vanilla fudge.

things to do with Marshmallows fun for kids  Edible Art Christmas Crafts
Edible Chocolate Marshmallow Gingerbread Man.

  • Pop some popcorn, add some waffle cone Christmas trees, a candy cane sleigh, peanut marshmallow snowmen and penguins, and you have the outdoors in your Gingerbread Land.

How to make Our version of the Gingerbread House.
Our version of the scene outside a Gingerbread House.

  • This little peanut is a snowman. To make an edible version, paint with white icing and decorate with gel icing.

Peanut Snowman activities for preschool
This Peanut Marshmallow is a Lapel Pin, but you can 
make and edible version for your Candy Cane Sleigh.

Recommended Reading:

Edible Holiday Snack Crafts and Games*

Turkey Peanut Butter Balls

Things to do with Marshmallows

Christmas Made Easy: Recipes, Tips and Edible Gifts for a Stress-Free Holiday*

Turkey Marshmallows

Mayflower Cream Cheese Boats

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Lora Langston
Lora Langston

Lora is a homeschooling mom, writer, creator of Kids Creative Chaos, and Director of the Play Connection.


  1. The Christmas Tree waffle cones and Christmas Treat Jars look yummy!

  2. The snowmen look so adorable.. and perfectly within my very limited crafting ability!! I gotta try these!

  3. Don't let that snowman sipper fool you; we had a hard time getting those marshmallows on the straw!


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