Shake It To Make It! Crafts and Recipes

October 01, 2014

Kids love to help out during the holidays, but sometimes their little hands can make a big mess. Keep them busy—and entertained—with a holiday project you can do as a family. Your little helpers will shake, rattle, and roll with these easy crafts and recipes.

Class-It-Up Confetti Ornaments

Class up your tree with these cheerful confetti ornaments.

MATERIALS

  • Confetti
  • Clear plastic ornaments
  • Craft glue
  • Twine

Directions

  • 1 Just dump some paper confetti in a Ziploc® brand holiday bag.
  • 2 Then, roll a few plastic ornaments in craft glue, and place them in the confetti-filled bag.
  • 3 Give the bag a shake until the ornaments are fully coated.
  • 4 Then, let them dry and hang on the tree with twine. So cute!
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Easy Cheese Balls

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Looks can be deceiving! Just because these appetizers look gourmet, doesn’t mean they take hours to make. Simply roll goat cheese into bite-sized balls and refrigerate for an hour. Then, shake them up in a Ziploc® brand holiday bag and insert a pretzel stick. Try experimenting with a variety of chopped nuts and spices. We love toasted walnuts, smoked paprika, and dried oregano. These cheese balls are so easy to make, it practically feels like cheating. Full Recipe

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Super Snazzy Pinecones

Nothing snazzes up a simple centerpiece like a healthy dose of glitter. Upcycle pinecones for a craft that looks like it came from a catalogue (instead of your backyard!).

Materials

  • Pinecones
  • Twine
  • Craft glue
  • Glitter
  • Ziploc® brand holiday bag

Directions

  • 1 Just brush off some pinecones, roll them in craft glue, and shake them up in a Ziploc® brand holiday bag with glitter.
  • 2 Tip: Place them in a glass apothecary jar for a beautiful centerpiece, hang on the tree as sparkly ornaments, or use them as nametags at the dinner table.
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Rockin Reindeer Munch

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We know Santa loves to munch on cookies, but what do his reindeer eat to fuel up for their big trip? We got our hands on the North Pole’s top-secret recipe and this rockin’ reindeer munch is to die for. Throw a handful of pretzels, cereal O’s, almonds, chocolate chips, and dried cranberries in a Ziploc® brand holiday bag and shake it up. It’s a quick snack to get you through the holiday season, and it’s healthy too! Full Recipe

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I Scream, You Scream, Let’s Make Ice Cream

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Sure, it’s cold outside. But in the spirit of having some fun this season, there’s never a bad time for ice cream! Let everyone in the family try out a different combination. We love using peppermint dust, but try experimenting with cookie pieces, frosting, cereal—the sky’s the limit. Full Recipe
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