6 Candy Cane Crafts for Kids

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012

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Get your kids involved this holiday season as they cut, glue and wrap their way around these candy cane crafts. Just please make sure the appropriate projects get adult supervision!

candy cane ornaments
Candy Cane Ornament

Get your kids to continue to develop their fine motor skills as they make their beaded candy cane craft ornament. It'll be challenging enough for younger kids but also keep the attention of older kids. All you need for this project are beads and a pipe cleaner.
See how Rebecca's kids made their candy cane ornaments at Simply Natural Mom.
candy cane tree
Candy Cane Topiary Tree

Take advantage of a dollar store tree, candle holder and candy canes with this sweet but sticky budget project. Kids will have fun spreading icing over the "tree" and arranging the candy canes all over it. Only question remains: Where to display the finished craft?
For more info on the candy cane craft, head over to Pizzazzerie.
candy cane art
Fingerprint Candy Cane

Let your little one's artistic side shine through with this candy cane craft made with their fingerprints. It'll be a keepsake for years to come! This craft can be displayed in the home or be part of a DIY Christmas card to be sent to family.
Check out the candy cane craft tutorial at Leapfrog & Ladybugs.
candy cane reindeer
Candy Cane Reindeer

Kim's girls bring alive a craft from scrapbooking supplies. They have fun wrapping, cutting and gluing their candy cane reindeers! 
See the finished candy cane craft at All Things Simple.
candy cane candle
Candy Cane Candle Centerpiece

A candy cane candle with fresh evergreens and pinecones will create a festive — not to mention Christmas-scented — centerpiece for the home. It also makes for a budget gift idea. Just be careful with the kids around as you slice through the candy canes.
Get the tutorial for the candy cane craft at Daily Organized Chaos.
candy cane ornament
Candy Cane Bear

Have your kids create this adorable teddy bear hugging a candy cane. It can be hung on the tree as an ornament or tied onto a package as decoration.
Get the free teddy bear candy cane ornament pattern at Craftbits.

Photo credits (from top): Simply Natural Mom, Pizzazzerie, Leapfrog & Ladybugs, All Things Simple, Daily Organized Chaos, Craftbits

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