3 Creative Snack Bag Ideas for Kids

June 08, 2017

It’s more than a bag, it’s a playful snack creature. Turn Ziploc® brand seal top bags into the perfect on-the-go snack in just a few simple steps. These easy and yummy crafts are guaranteed to feed both kids’ tummies and their imaginations. They’re perfect for long car rides and lunchbox surprises. Just watch them come to life!

Snack On the Fly

Ziploc® brand seal top sandwich bags are great for little hands with big ideas. A little imagination – and our Easy Open Tabs – are all you need for this craft to take flight. 

MATERIALS

  • Clothespins
  • Markers
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Non-toxic school glue
  • 2 bite-sized snack foods

Directions

  • 1 Fill a Ziploc® brand sandwich bag with your two favourite snacks, keeping them separate, and close using the Smart Zip Plus® seal.
  • 2 Pinch the centre of the Ziploc® brand snack bags and secure with a clothespin. 
  • 3 Glue googly eyes onto the clothespin. Spiral a pipe cleaner into an antenna shape and clip under the clothespin. Let your kids join in and add any other decoration they can imagine!

    TIP

    Easy Open Tabs help make this craft simple to use and easy to make, which means your child can learn and imagine all by themselves.

Zippy Fishies

What’s the catch of the day? These adorable little creatures! 

Materials

  • Clothespins
  • Googly eyes
  • Construction paper
  • Non-toxic school glue
  • Scissors
  • Bite-sized snack food

DIRECTION

  • 1 Fill a Ziploc® brand sandwich bag ¾ full with your favourite snack and seal top closed using the Smart Zip Plus® seal.
  • 2 Twist the top of the Ziploc® brand sandwich bags and secure with a clothespin “hook.”
  • 3 Cut fins and a mouth out of construction paper, glue in place and add a googly eye.

Pocket Panda

These panda bellies are full of more than just bamboo. These cuddly creatures are perfect for white-coloured snacks like popcorn or milk candies.

Materials

  • Ziploc® brand sandwich bags
  • Rubber band
  • Non-toxic school glue
  • Scissors
  • Bite-sized snack food

Directions

  • 1 Fill a Ziploc® brand sandwich bag ¾ full with your favourite snack and seal top closed using the Smart Zip Plus® seal.
  • 2 Twist the top of the Ziploc® brand sandwich bag and secure with a rubber band.
  • 3 Print our Pocket Panda template and cut out the shapes, or cut the simple shapes out of construction paper.
  • 4 Glue the feet, arms, eyes, nose and mouth in place. Add the ears over the corners of the bag to bring the Pocket Panda to life!
The simple shapes above are all you need to make your own Pocket Panda. Find the template for these shapes here.