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Jelly Bean Chicks

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  • 45 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Delightful party favors, these little chicks are filled with jelly beans and embellished with googly eyes and feathers.

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

  • 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.
  • 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 INFORMATION PER SERVING

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%
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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