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Jelly Bean Chicks

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

Delightful party favors, these little chicks are filled with jelly beans and embellished with googly eyes and feathers. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Scissors
6
orange pipe cleaners or chenille stems (about 9 inch)
Ruler
24
squares yellow nylon netting, 8 inch (about 1 yard total)
1 1/2
cups jelly beans (assorted colors)
Tacky craft glue or low-temperature hot glue
12
plastic googly eyes (about 10-mm size)
Craft feathers, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Cut each pipe cleaner with scissors into 1 (4-inch), 2 (1 1/2-inch) and 2 (1-inch) pieces.
  • 2
    For each jelly bean chick, stack 4 of the netting squares. Pour 1/4 cup jelly beans onto center of netting. Pull corners of netting up over jelly beans to form bundle (this will form body of chick). Use 4-inch pipe cleaner piece as twist tie to tightly secure top, twisting ends to form beak.
  • 3
    To form legs with feet, twist 1-inch pipe cleaner piece around each 1 1/2-inch pipe cleaner piece, 1/2 inch from end, to form foot with 3 toes. Insert opposite ends of 1 1/2-inch pipe cleaner pieces into hole of netting on bottom of chick's body (see photo).
  • 4
    Trim top ends of netting with scissors into rounded shape to form head of chick. With glue, attach googly eyes to netting above beak.

Expert Tips

  • If children are involved with this craft, have all of the components in separate groups, ready for them to assemble the "chicks."

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: ##NO NUTRTION##
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
27g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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