Panda Candy Jar

Panda jar

This panda candy jar makes a great gift.

What You Need

  • Black, white, and green craft foam
  • Craft glue
  • Clear plastic or glass jar with lid
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • 2 wiggle eyes

What You Do

  1. Prepare Lid
    Trace the jar’s lid on white craft foam and cut out. Glue the circle to the top of the lid.
  2. Make Ears, Eyes, Arms, and Nose
    Draw shapes for ears, eye patches, arms, and a nose on black craft foam. Cut out and glue in place on the lid and jar, as shown. Glue on wiggle eyes.
  3. Make Bamboo
    For bamboo, draw three leaf shapes and a stem on green craft foam. Cut out and glue leaves on the stem. Once the glue dries, place the bamboo under one of the panda’s arms and glue in place.
  4. Draw Mouth and Bamboo Lines
    Draw a mouth on the panda’s face and lines on the bamboo with a black marker, as shown.
    Craft by Michele Reyzer. Originally appeared in the December-January 2010 issue of Ranger Rick magazine.
    Panda jar