It’s the season of “congratulations on your graduation!” Whether it’s graduating from the elementary school playground to the halls of middle school or achieving a master’s degree — accomplishments deserve to be celebrated!
What better way to show your loved one that they achieved something *sweet* than a graduation candy lei! Make this gift extra personal by doing-it-yourself and including your graduate’s favorite sweet goodies!
How to make a candy lei
Time needed: 25 minutes.
Make a candy lei to celebrate your graduate! Personalize it with these easy to follow steps!
- You’ll need:
– Your Grad’s Favorite Candies
– Plastic Cling Wrap (about 4 feet)
– Clear Tape
- Lay out cling wrap & place candies on it.
Lay your cling wrap on a flat surface and place your candies in the center, about 1-2 inches apart. You can use wrapped candy or loose candy and create a design with it.
- Fold cling wrap sides over candy.
Fold one side of the cling wrap over the center of the candy. Repeat with the other side of cling wrap.
- Pinch & twist each section.
Pinch and twist the cling wrap in between each candy section.
- Tape each section.
Place tape over each twisted section to hold the candy in place.
- Join the ends with tape.
Connect the two ends of the lei together with tape.
- Tie bows over each taped section.
Tie ribbon pieces into bows over each taped section.
- Give to your grad!
Give this sweet candy lei to your grad on their special day!
DIY Candy Lei Video
More of a video learner? Check out our DIY Candy Lei instructions in video format.
Looking for more sweet graduation gift ideas?
A graduation candy lei is sure to make your grad feel extra special as they walk across the stage. Keep the excitement going with a Candy Club subscription box!
Also, browse through our list of 5 Unique and Fun Graduation Gifts that will let them enjoy the sweet life after all of their hard work! Hooray for the Class of 2019!