Who doesn't love Candy? Candy is fun and sweet. How do you like your candy served? Have you considered a DIY candy dispenser? Making Candy dispensers is a creative and fulfilled way of enjoying your candy. I will be introducing you to 25 DIY Candy dispensers and how to build them. Enjoy a DIY project?
This is simply a compilation of projects that show you how to make a candy dispenser from scratch. The choice of materials and colors is up to you, and the same applies to the size of the finished system. Feel free to substitute. These candy dispensers are sure to bring an element of sweet fun to snack time, while also encouraging imagination and creativity. Our DIY candy dispensers feature multiple different designs so kids and adults can pick a project that's right for them.
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1. How To Build Candy Dispenser
Building a DIY candy dispenser doesn't have to be a hassle. Once you have a design mapped out, you're halfway there. All you need for this exercise is cardboard or cartons, liquid gum, a spring, and some stick pieces to hold some frames.
2. How To Make Gumball Candy Dispenser Machine
This DIY Gumball candy dispenser machine can be built using cardboard or cartons, transparent plastic, and liquid gum. You have to carve out the cartons into smaller bits according to the required measurements, one of the cartons must have a hole, almost twice the size of the candy so when you push the carton buttons, the candy comes out.
3. How To Make Candy Vending Machine
This DIY candy vending machine is built to have three dispensing sections. The materials for building this candy vending machine are easy to find; they include cartons, liquid gums, rubber bands, small sticks, and a little of your time.
4. DIY Candy Dispenser
This easy-to-build DIY candy dispenser could save you money and time as well. It could also be fun to build with the kids. All you need are cardboard or cartons, which will be cut to specific sizes, liquid glue, sticks, rubber bands, and a couple of stickers; to decorate your dispenser.
5. How To Make A Candy Dispenser
Building this DIY candy dispenser can be a sweet project for the kids and the grandkids. You could use red oak (from my local home improvement store), Mason Jar, Decorative knob (Hobby Lobby), Nail Gun, Wood Glue, Belt Sander, Orbital Sander, Screw Driver, Drill Press (or hand drill), 1 Inch Forstner Bit, Miter saw (or other saws) and Candy (hard and round). fouroakscrafts
6. Desktop Candy Dispenser
You may decide to build this DIY candy dispenser by first gathering your different candy brands and then your building materials which include cartons or cardboard, scissors, paper-friendly glue or paper tapes, stickers to label the dispenser servers. pulse
7. Candy Dispenser For Halloween
This DIY candy dispenser can be made for Halloween. You can upcycle an old thrifted fishbowl into a candy dispenser, except that the fishbowl will be upside down on a platform that you’ll build for it, giving it that Halloween pumpkin shape. You will need materials such as a jigsaw, plywood, power drills, and of course, candy. Don't forget to create the scary vinyl face on the new “pumpkin” head. thriftdiving
8. How To Make A Wood Candy Machine
Do you and your family have a sweet tooth? Have you ever thought about how to make a wood candy dispenser machine? You could regular size lumber from your local store. You can shape the wood using a jigsaw, DIY circle jig, chisel, and drill. After which, assemble the pieces. This DIY wood candy dispenser is considerably better than the cotton dispenser, obviously because it is more durable and water-resistant. pneumaticaddict
9. How To Build A Candy Machine
This DIY candy dispensing machine can be built using LEGO bricks, cardboard, transparent plastic containers, double layer tapes, and of course, candy. The building process for this Candy Machine can be so much fun. The kids will love it.
10. How To Make A Gumball Candy Machine
This DIY Gumball Candy Machine can be made using very common materials such as plastic soda bottles, plastic cups, gum, and clippers to cut the plastics. This may not appear so neatly as other methods but it could be so much fun for the kids.
11. How To Make Multi Candy Dispenser
Just in case you and your family have an insatiable sweet tooth, and you are considering a candy dispenser, guess what, you can make a simple DIY multi candy dispenser! This multi-candy dispenser can have up to five dispensers and in place of buttons, you can whine the knobs. How amazing? All these can be done with regular materials such as cardboards, liquid glue, sticks, stickers, and measuring instruments.
12. Candy Dispenser From Paper
This DIY Candy dispenser can be made using paper-based materials like paper cups, plastic soda bottles, scissors, and of course, the candy to be dispensed. This candy dispenser is easier built than most. You will have to carve out holes within the cups and plastic bottles, be careful not to waste materials, and have fun!
13. DIY Christmas Candy Dispenser
This DIY Christmas Candy dispenser will have you get creative with upcycling. It is both practical and cute. You can place it in your entryway, on your coffee or in your kitchen for greeting guests with a tasty treat. Upcycling never got sweeter than this! Give some new life to a neglected flower pot sitting in the garage, or on the porch using a fresh paint job, and a few decorations.
You can use a small fishbowl, with the base of the flowerpot serving as the lid. As a rule of thumb, just make sure the width of the container is larger than your pot, otherwise, it won’t look much like a gumball machine.
14. DIY Simple Candy Dispenser
This DIY Candy dispenser can be made with materials that are easy to get such as plywood, a transparent mason jar with a top, a drill and driver, a hammer, and a nail set tool (optional but very helpful). After laying the wooden foundations, put the metal top from the mason jar in the center of the top, insert the finished nails distributed evenly (this is where the nail set tool helps a lot). A few more nails and you're done. instructables
15. Lego Candy Dispenser
This DIY candy dispenser provides a fun way to get a delicious sweet treat. A simple slider mechanism doles out the goods and the top has an easy-release lid. The Lego Candy Dispenser is a super simple build and doesn't take a bunch of crazy pieces but still results in an impressive way to share your candy with friends. The dispenser is made of four main parts: base, reservoir, lid, and slider. instructables
16. Halloween Candy Dispenser
This DIY Halloween candy dispenser is an automatic machine that works by detecting when a hand is placed under it. Thanks to its infrared sensor and servomotors, programmed in CC+, the system recognizes whether there's a hand or not and if there's one, randomly chooses between two different tanks of candy (good or bad flavor). Instructables
17. Cardboard Candy Dispenser
You can make a DIY multi-candy dispenser using Cardboard papers! This multi candy dispenser can have up to five dispensers and in place of buttons, you can have adjustable knobs. Amazing, right? All these can be done with regular materials such as cardboards, liquid glue, sticks, stickers, and measuring instruments.
18. Making A Candy Machine
You can make this DIY Candy dispenser with materials that are easy to get such as red oaks, plywood(whichever is available to you), a mason jar with a top, a drill, a driver, a hammer, and a nail set tool.
First, you lay the wooden base; second, you put a metal top from the mason jar in the center of the top, insert the finish nails distributed evenly (this is where the nail set tool helps a lot). A few more nails and you're done. This design should have a drawable cabinet in place of a button dispenser section.
19. How To Make A Wooden Candy Dispenser
Do you want to make a DIY wooden candy dispenser? Well, you need some materials such as plywood, a mason jar with a top, a drill and a driver, a hammer, and a nail set tool. In place of a whiner or button, this design has a drawer cabinet to dispense the candy.
20. DIY Triple Candy Dispenser
A triple DIY Candy dispenser can double as a piece of furniture. This multi-candy dispenser can have up to three dispensers. This design uses drawers to serve the candy. This DIY candle can be done with regular materials such as plywood, Mason jars, drills, sticks, glue, nail sets, and hammers.
21. BMO Candy Dispenser
This BMO Candy Dispenser is an interesting mechanism with which you can enjoy your candy.
Some features of this device include dispensing candy out of the right foot which is controlled by a step motor and doing a karate chop which is controlled by a servo. instructables
22. Candy Dispenser Bot
This DIY Candy dispenser bot is a Tetrix Max robot. It comprises chassis components that are assembled and sub-assembled for movements, along with booms and electronics, a gear assembly, and a candy payload hopper and dispenser Plate. It's a different and pretty science-friendly way of enjoying your treats. instructables
23. Lego Candy Dispenser
Making this DIY lego candy dispenser will be an exciting way to get a delicious sweet treat. The Lego Candy Dispenser is a super simple build and doesn't take a bunch of crazy pieces but still results in an impressive way to share your candy with friends. instructables
24. Lolly Candy Dispenser
Making a lolly dispenser is a great way to enjoy your lollies with your loved ones. The kids will love it. It is quite adventurous. The making process isn't such a hassle and the materials are easy to come by. instructables
25. How To Make A Candy Dispenser From Cardboard
This DIY candy dispenser can be built using cardboard, glue, transparent plastic, plywood, and drill nails. These materials are easy to find. They could be gotten from your local store or your workshop.
You can make any of the DIY candy dispensers above for a party, your office, a school, or just about anywhere you can. Some of the projects might be harder to make than others, but I’m sure you would be able to handle any project you choose. Thanks for stopping by, if this article has been helpful, kindly share it with your friends and family that love candy!