Adorable Gumball Machine Kids Craft

Adorable Gumball Machine Kids Craft
Adorable Gumball Machine Kids Craft

Calling all teachers! This Adorable Gumball Machine Kids Craft is the perfect arts and crafts idea for getting your students back into a crafting mood. Not only is this a super easy and super fun project that your students could bring home; but, it is also great as an indoor craft for when it's rainy outside. Plus, if you're not a teacher you can still watch this craft video tutorial to find out how to make this paper gumball machine craft with your children. Your kids are going to have a blast making this and showing if off to all of their friends!

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour


Primary TechniqueDIY Craft


Age GroupToddlers, Preschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Paper Plate
  • Red Construction Paper
  • Black Construction Paper
  • Paint Assortment
  • Foam Pouncers
  • Craft Glue
  • Scissors

Kid's Gumball Machine Arts and Craft

How to Make a Paper Gumball Machine

  1. Paint polka dots of your paint assortment onto your paper plate.

  2. Cut a large triangle and a rounded square out of your red construction paper.

  3. Cut out a small circle from your black construction paper.

  4. Glue the triangle to the back of the plate with a flat part sticking off the bottom.

  5. Glue the rounded square onto the top of the plate.

  6. Glue the black circle onto the top of the rounded square.

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