play time: edible necklace

Why not get the kids to make their own necklace?

edible necklace

photo by Blondie and Brownies

You could use cereal with holes in the centre, something like fruit loops.

Pretzels, round cookies, gummy lollies with holes in them.

How about some cooked pasta? Yes, I know, not as exciting.

The trick is to not have them eat all the goodies before they complete the necklace.

What would your kids add to their edible necklace?

Linking up with My Little Drummer BoysSakura HarukaJenni from the blog, Twinkle in the Eye, and  Three in Three.


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{please note: this idea was originally found here}

  • Gina

    I’m so glad that you liked my idea. I appreciate the link back to my site.

  • Yvette @ DTlilsquirts

    WOW!! What a great idea!!!! Definitely something to try out with my lil ones and when I am babysitting my nephews too!!!

    • tahlia @ the parenting files

      Such a good idea isn’t Yvette. I used to always love eating the edible bracelets as a kid xx

  • Ai Sakura

    fantastic idea! I think my girl would love to have one made of Cheerios and marshmallows heh

    • tahlia @ the parenting files

      cheerios is another great addition :) love it x

  • Kate @ Our Little Sins

    I love this! My boys would love making these, then eating them! x

    • tahlia @ the parenting files

      eating them after they have made a necklace right… or maybe while they are making it :) xx

  • Tamara

    Great idea. My children love doing this with popcorn

    • tahlia @ the parenting files

      could popcorn thread through…. i guess so :) x

  • Ildi

    Such a great idea! But I am afraid that it won’t be long-lasting because my little toddler would eat them all in 5 minutes:)

    • tahlia @ the parenting files

      i know… that is the risk you take. I guess it could become a game of ‘how long can you last before you eat it’….xx

  • Rachel @ The Kids Are All Right

    Love this idea – fantastic. Another thing you could add is dried apples – they have a hole in the middle.

    • tahlia @ the parenting files

      of course!!! thanks Rachel for sharing this fab idea xx

  • Trish

    This was always a play group favourite of my boys.
    Thanks for linking up

  • Housewife in Heels

    Yummy, I think my son would eat the food before it made it on the necklace…. but maybe I could make one for me :)

  • Bree @ Twinkle in the Eye

    Oh I love that idea!