Candy canes are a Christmas tradition, but they’re also super fun to craft!
When it comes to kids and Christmas, nothing is more fun than making great ornaments and decorations with them! What’s cooler? You’ll be able to use them year after year!
These cheerful candy cane crafts for kids are not only totally adorable, but they’ll also be great kid-made gifts, or make great keepsakes for as the kids get older!
Have a great time crafting these candy cane crafts with your little ones!
Crafty and Cheerful Candy Cane Crafts For Kids
1. Crystal Candy Cane Experiment
These fun crystal candy canes are not only beautiful, but they’d also be a great science experiment for you and the kids! Discover how to make this cute experiment from Go Science Girls!
2. Awesome Burlap Candy Cane
This beautiful burlap candy cane project by How Wee Learn is kid-made and you won’t believe how they did it!
3. Cottton Ball Candy Cane
How sweet are these puffy cotton balls on this candy cane? It’s like a cloud of happiness! This craft by No Time For Flashcards is especially perfect for toddlers!
4. Candy Cane Coloring Pages
These candy cane coloring pages from Oodles of Art are a great way for kids to learn about patterns and create beautiful candy cane art.
5. Pipe Cleaner Candy Cane
Work on those fine motor skills with this cereal and pipe cleaner candy cane craft (unavailable) from Creative Connections For Kids!
6. Candy Cane Reindeer
How much fun is this candy cane reindeer idea from Crafty Morning? What a great favor to hand out at a child’s Christmas party!
7. More Reindeer Candy Cane Craft!
If you want that more kids are involved in making it, this reindeer candy cane project from Home Decor Ideas is totally kid-friendly!
8. Egg Carton Candy Cane Craft
This candy cane craft (unavailable) by Meaningful Mama is made out of egg cartons! I would have never thought to do that! Just wow!
9. Foam Candy Cane Craft
Work on those gluing skills with these colorful foam candy canes from Bead and Cord!
10. Beaded Pipe Cleaner Candy Cane
Pony beads on pipe cleaners are a time-honored candy cane-making tradition. So don’t forget to make this cool craft from The Fountain Avenue Kitchen with your kids!
11. Beautiful Paper Roll Candy Canes
These scrolls of paper candy canes look like something you’d find in a design store, but they’re totally kid-made! Try making this craft from Better Homes And Gardens with your kiddo!
12. Puff Paint for Candy Canes!
Candy cane puffy paint (unavailable) is fun to create great paper art! Fun Christmas art time from Learn Play Imagine!
13. Fingerprint Candy Canes
These fingerprint candy canes Leapfrog & Ladybugs are awesome and a great way to memorialize your kid’s achievements year after year!
14. Handprinted Candy Cane Art
Use their handprints to make candy cane art like this one from Little Family Fun that will leave a lasting ‘impression’!
15. Puzzled Candy Cane Craft
This candy cane is made from misplaced puzzle pieces! Don’t throw that puzzle away. Craft with it like this clever project from That’s What (Che) Said!
16. Salt Dough Candy Cane
How beautiful is this salt dough candy cane from Being Brook? Truly something you’ll want to keep for years to come!
17. Candy Cane Hearts
These sweet candy cane hearts from Sprinkle Some Sunshine are great to give as Christmas gifts, but also a fun way to utilize the leftovers for Valentine’s Day!
18. Candy Cane Paper Craft
These candy canes are made from paper and they’re a great way to keep kids crafting for hours! This simple craft from Skip To My Lou is great for younger ones to make!
19. Process Art Candy Cane
This process art candy cane idea by Simple Fun for Kids is sweet and perfect for the littles to make. Plus, they’re scented!
20. Yarn-wrapped Candy Canes
Yarn-wrapped candy canes are fun for kids who are learning to craft! Try this cute craft from Happy Hooligans with your toddler!
21. Candy Cane Suncatcher
This candy cane suncatcher project by Learn Play Imagine will look great in your window this Christmas!
22. Candy Cane Tape-Resist Art
Check out this candy cane tape resist art from Modern Parents Messy Kids! Such a cool way to teach kids about this art process!
23. Candy Cane Snowman Sleigh
This candy cane snowman sleigh craft by Wilton might be more for the big kids to make, but I guarantee the littles will ‘gobble’ it up!
24. Cute Tissue Paper Canes
These tissue paper candy canes by Crafty Journal are so beautiful and relaxing to make. You’ll want to craft this one with your kids, too!
25. Candy Cane Sleigh
These candy cane sleighs are really more adult-made, but kids can help fill them and will love handing them out to all your friends! Yum for this craft by Tips From A Typical Mom!
More Fun and Crafty Winter Crafts and Activities from Play Ideas
- Try these trendy succulent Christmas trees to design your homes this year.
- These printable 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas for teachers are awesome to have this holiday season.
- Make these super yummy whimsical snacks for kids that are perfect for the winter season.
- Winter art projects for kids of all ages are in for this cold winter time!
- Help your kids learn about science even in winter with these winter science experiments.
- Your little ones will love these fragrant winter playdough recipes they can play with.
- These snow-themed ice activities will make your kids love the winter season even more.
Which cute and cheerful candy cane craft are you making for the kids this Christmas season?