- With your child, look in the pantry to find food items for the project. My son and I chose mini-marshmallows that had gone stale, broken ice cream cones, broken eggshells, and parsley flakes. Other good options include popcorn (popped or kernels), rice, beans, cereal, raisins, and dried pasta.
3. Besides goggly eyes and food items, you need a piece of construction paper, crayons, and glue. For most projects with kids, I highly recommend using glue sticks. However, when dealing with these awkward-shaped food items, Elmer's glue works better.