3 Creative Snack Bag Ideas for Kids

April 26, 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 Go

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

Materials

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

Directions

  • 1 Fill a Ziploc® brand snack 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 clothes peg.
  • 3 Glue googly eyes onto the clothespeg. Spiral a pipe cleaner into an antenna shape and clip under the clothespeg. 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

  • Clothes pegs
  • Googly eyes
  • Construction paper
  • 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 bags and secure with a clothes peg “fastener.” 
  • 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 lollies.

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.