DIY Giant Lollipop Candy Holder

by Dinah Wulf

Did you know that National Lollipop Day is at the end of July? It is a day that children of all ages can celebrate. What better way to celebrate such a fun holiday than making your own giant lollipop filled with lollipops?

DIY Giant Lollipop Holder


  • Ball Favor Container
  • Lollipops
  • 5/16” Dowel
  • Drill
  • 1/8”, 7/32”, and 5/16” Drill Bits
  • Hand Saw
  • Foam Brush
  • White Paint
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
DIY Giant Lollipop Candy Holder
DIY Giant Lollipop Candy Holder


  • Drill a hole in the center of the clear side of the ball favor container. Start with a small drill bit, and gradually work your way to a 5/16” hole.
  • 5/16” dowels come in the length of 36”. Cut it down to 22” with a hand saw.
  • Paint the dowels white using a foam brush and acrylic paint.
  • Fill the ball favor container with an assortment of your favorite lollipops. Close the container and insert the painted dowel.
  • If desired, decorate the lollipop with ribbon.

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