Fun With Felt: Craft an Easy Faux Halloween Candy Banner

Get an assist from the kiddos to craft a batch of felt candy, you can then turn into a 'sweet' Halloween banner that you can display year after year.

Nothing says Halloween quite like candy. The two are practically synonymous. Now you can make a batch that won’t rot your teeth and will last from year to year.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

This easy felt garland can be made in any combination of colors. Use larger pieces of felt for bigger candy. Also, once you have the basic design down, you can make candy for any occasion, like birthdays, or holidays (Hello Christmas!).

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Supplies

  • stiff craft felt
  • paper cutter (or scissors and ruler)
  • hot glue and glue gun
  • pompoms
  • small bows
  • lollipop sticks
  • garland

The felt Halloween banner consists of 3 types of candy. All three use strips of stiffened craft felt.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Using a paper cutter or a ruler and scissors, make several strips of Halloween colored felt.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

The licorice squares are each (4) 2X2” pieces of felt. Cut squares and glue together.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Add a pompom on top or other decorative embellishment. Attach to garland with hot glue.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Yarn pompoms look like pieces of Halloween candy when small felt pennants are added to each side to act as wrappers.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Add pompom candy to the garland as-is or wrap it in a small amount of clear cellophane first.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Felt lollipops are made with long strips of felt rolled into circles. Hot glue is added every so often to hold the roll in place.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Add a lollipop stick and bow to the base before attaching to the garland.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

All that's left to do is to hang the felt candy garland and remind the kids that this is not the kind you can eat.

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