The meaning of the word mandala in Sanskrit is circle, representing the universe. The circle is symbol of the idea that life is never ending and everything is connected. The mandala also represents journey within yourself and allow the creative mind to run free and relax.
The colouring of the mandalas is used as a healing tool and is associated with reducing stress and anxiety. Why don’t you try to create mandala out sweets? Allow any colour and shape to lead you without analysing it too much. Create your own pattern.