Cow Candy Holder

By  Meggan Maravich 

  • Cow Candy Holder


  • Recycled plastic bottle and lid
  • White craft foam
  • Wooden spools, four
  • Wiggle eyes, two
  • Black yarn, 3" length
  • Ribbon, 6" length
  • Metal bell, 1/2"


  • Acrylic paints: white, black
  • Craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, black marker, craft knife, paintbrush or sponge scrap, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Pattern - Cow Candy Holder

  • 1. Adults, help kids when cutting bottle.
  • 2. Wash and dry plastic bottle and lid. Use craft knife to cut out section on side of bottle (for candy).
  • 3. On covered work surface, paint bottle (body) and four wooden spools (legs) white. Let dry.
  • 4. Print and cut out pattern. Use black marker to draw nostrils on head.
  • 5. Use sponge scrap to dot cow's head, body, and legs black. Paint lid black. Let dry.
  • 6. Glue head on lid. Glue legs on bottom of body so cut portion is at top. Let dry.
  • 7. Use craft knife or scissors point to cut small hole on back of body (for tail). Measure and cut 3" black yarn length. Thread yarn length through hole on body; knot ends on inside.
  • 8. Measure and cut 6" ribbon length. Thread bell on ribbon length. Tie ribbon around neck.