DIY American Girl McDonalds Happy Meal

Posted on Feb 16 2016 - 2:04pm by Rudy

DIY American Girl McDonalds Happy Meal

DIY American Girl McDonalds Happy Meal

A DIY American Girl McDonalds Happy Meal has been requested over and over. It was finally time to fulfill those requests! We have several options for your happy meal, chicken nuggets, burger, fries, apples, or yogurt.  I hope your dolls enjoy their happy meals!

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Materials Needed:

  • Scissors
  • AG Happy Meal Printable
  • Model Magic *or your choice of clay
  • Craft Paint
  • Mod Podge
  • Eraser Toys *or similar
  • Yellow Tissue Paper
  • Clear Packaging Tape
  • Thick Craft Foam
  • Zip Lock Bag *or similar plastic
  • Candle Holder & Small Bottle Lid *Optional for milk


  • We covered the Juice Box with packaging tape before I folded it together so it looked like the real thing. Somehow that part of the video disappeared.
  • For the nuggets we used a cream and light brown mixed together. A dot of orange might be good with it too.
  • For the fries we used cream and a dot of yellow.
  • For the apples we just used the cream.
  • The nuggets box might be a little tricky. If you follow the diagram below, it will turn out perfect. Score on all the folds, then cut the tabs as shown.

McDonalds Nugget Box

Watch and tell us your favorite happy meal toy!

DIY American Girl McDonalds Happy Meal Link to YouTube

DIY American Girl McDonalds Happy Meal was last modified: March 21st, 2017 by Rudy

43 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Tyler October 21, 2016 at 2:36 pm -

    How do I get the printables

    • Rudy October 22, 2016 at 7:39 am -

      Click on the printable under the materials needed.

  2. Elizabeth October 21, 2016 at 12:11 pm -

    I have one question, how do you print the printable? Can someone please answer?

    • Rudy October 22, 2016 at 7:38 am -

      Click on the printable under the materials needed.

  3. jamie Richards July 6, 2016 at 10:25 am -

    I love this mcdonalds craft so much.Do you have a wendy’s one?

  4. jamie Richards July 6, 2016 at 7:23 am -

    sooo cute you should make a Wendy’s craft tutorial

  5. trecia wilson July 5, 2016 at 6:54 am -

    u got that right

  6. Sophie June 7, 2016 at 12:15 am -

    I love Mcdonalds

  7. Sophie June 7, 2016 at 12:14 am -

    I love watching your videos and making things for my American Girl doll Grace i make lots of your things for Grace!!!

  8. kylie April 24, 2016 at 10:38 am -

    love it XD

  9. Andrea Delia Williamson April 3, 2016 at 6:31 am -

    What type/ how thick of of card stock do you use?
    P.S. My daughter loves your projects!

  10. Charliz March 29, 2016 at 4:40 am -

    How do you print out the printables

  11. Becky Redford March 13, 2016 at 9:02 am -

    you made this the day right after I went to McDonald and got a happy meal

  12. Claudia March 12, 2016 at 4:51 pm -

    How many ag dolls do you have, and also could you make a doll popcorn machine or movie theatre

  13. Mary AG fun stuff March 7, 2016 at 8:30 am -

    I love McDonald’s

  14. Mary AG fun stuff March 7, 2016 at 8:28 am -

    I love McDonald’s it’s soooooo cute 😻I want to do that carft 🎨

  15. Julia.H February 23, 2016 at 11:58 am -

    I love this ! i made it and it’s so cute!The only thing was the chicken nugget box didn’t work out even when i used the diagram!😀/😁

    • Rudy February 23, 2016 at 12:03 pm -

      The nuggets box is tricky. It is a harder printable to make than most.

  16. S. February 19, 2016 at 3:34 pm -

    I love all of your ideas! Although with this one, the box came out like a bag. But it still works well with the set!

    • Rudy February 19, 2016 at 5:07 pm -

      I’m not sure what you mean. Does yours look the one in our pictures?

  17. Loretta February 19, 2016 at 1:53 pm -

    This is so cute, as usual. I love it. I also adore chicken McNuggets in real life. They are delicious! And there’s nothing like McDonald fries….mmmm….Thanks for this cute craft!

  18. Lan Young February 19, 2016 at 6:43 am -

    Loving it, loving it. Even when I dislike Happy Meals and try my best to minimize buying them but I just love your project. I think I am going to try to make a cheeseburger with magic mold too, to make the buns and the hamburger. Cheese and lettuce can still be made from felt.

  19. Julia H February 18, 2016 at 3:01 pm -

    So cute!!love it!! I will have to make that!!!😍

  20. Olivia Wilson February 17, 2016 at 7:01 pm -

    And that Cheeseburger wrapper looks ADORABLE!!!!

  21. Olivia Wilson February 17, 2016 at 6:59 pm -

    Cute, but we never go to McDonalds, and when I say never I mean NEVER. The funny thing is that when I saw this post (Lastnight), my dad was fixing something or doing something like that at McDonalds!!!! I was going to comment he was there, but this iPad did not want to cooperate with me! Lol 😄 I like the food though! You did a great job making them so realistic! The Nuggets are cute, but MAYBE should have a had a little bit of an orange tint. Super cute idea though! Thanks Rudy! I might have to make the Go-Gurt and Apple juice!

  22. Gina Griffin February 17, 2016 at 6:35 pm -

    so cute, thank you

  23. Laura B February 17, 2016 at 9:31 am -

    So many choices to compose the meal. 🙂 I think there are going to be a lot of happy young ones and their dolls. Your milk jug idea is great, I think I’ll make apple juice that way. Any chance of you making something from Subway or A&W?

  24. Kaitlyn Harms February 17, 2016 at 7:22 am -

    My favorite happy meal toy is probable the American girl Isabelle and mini build a bear stuffies! I LOVE getting little happy meal toys for my AG dolls! But I never get a happy meal! And I LOVE the craft! Awesome job Rudy!

  25. Michelle February 17, 2016 at 6:19 am -

    If anyone doesn’t have the eraser, shopkins will work just as well.

    • Rudy February 17, 2016 at 8:45 am -

      Great idea! We went to the movies and the little toys in the quarter machines were the right size too!

  26. K. February 17, 2016 at 1:33 am -

    Thanks first of all for all the ideals I love this craft, but are you going to make an ice cream cart craft tutorial?

    • Rudy February 17, 2016 at 8:45 am -

      Haha! It’s coming! Just want to make it perfect before we share it!

  27. All For AG February 16, 2016 at 6:13 pm -

    This is sooooooo cute! (as usual) Could you craft a doll napkin disposer” Like the one from the OG diner? I am a HUGE fan of those! Thanks!

    • Olivia Wilson February 22, 2016 at 2:21 pm -

      Ooooooh! Yeah! A Napkin Dispenser would be awesome!!! The OG one is soooooo CUUUUUUUUUUUUUTTTTEEEE!!!!!

  28. Amanda February 16, 2016 at 6:04 pm -

    Where did you get the candle holder????

    • Rudy February 17, 2016 at 8:45 am -

      The candle holder came from Hobby Lobby.

  29. Arianna February 16, 2016 at 3:50 pm -

    that is so cute! will you please make m and m’s?

  30. C. February 16, 2016 at 3:26 pm -

    Could you do a redbox DVD rental for dolls?

  31. Lizzie westra February 16, 2016 at 3:06 pm -

    So cute!!!

  32. Angelina February 16, 2016 at 2:59 pm -

    Hi Rudy! How many AG dolls do you have? It would mean a lot if you replied to me!

    • Rudy February 17, 2016 at 8:46 am -

      Hummmm, good question! We would have to go count! 😉

  33. Angelina February 16, 2016 at 2:56 pm -

    Nice Job Rudy👍🏻 you make everything so adorable!!

  34. sharon February 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm -

    Super cute!!!! Love the milk jug!!!