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The Candy-Filled Pumpkin

The Candy-Filled Pumpkin

Can you keep a secret? It ought to come in handy. Inside this little pumpkin lies a treasure trove of candy.

What you'll need

  • 2/3 cup of assorted candies, such as candy corn and chocolate kisses
  • Plastic sandwich bag
  • 10-inch square of orange tissue paper (double layer)
  • Two 10-inch pieces of raffia
  • Green pipe cleaner
  • Pencil

How to make it

  1. Put the candy in the plastic sandwich bag.
  2. Place the bag in the center of the doubled tissue paper square. Pull the corners of the tissue together at the top and twist them into a stem.
  3. To hold the tissue in place, wrap both pieces of raffia around the base of the stem and knot them.
  4. To make the stem tendrils, wrap the ends of the pipe cleaner around a pencil. Twist the center of the curled pipe cleaner around the base of the stem as shown.