Easy Mess-Free Candy Cane Kids Craft

Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the origins of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!

Are you ready for the easiest, MESS-FREE cute little candy cane craft for toddlers? We made this craft today and it was age appropriate even for E (18 months old)!

Materials Needed:

Red Construction Paper

Glue Stick

Cotton Balls

Stickers & Crayons (*Optional)

Start by cutting a candy cane shape out of construction paper. I used my Cricut for this, but you can easily free-hand a candy cane shape.

Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the history of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!

Make the stripes of the candy cane with a glue stick. E is still a little too young for this part, but this would be a great skill for a slightly older toddler to practice!

Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the history of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!

Apply the cotton balls to the candy cane.

Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the history of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later! Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the history of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!

Incorporate little learning tools like counting the candy cane and/or discussing the meaning behind the candy cane.

We incorporated this quick craft with our Shepherd’s Treasure to learn the origin of the candy cane. Here’s a sweet book telling the story of the Candy Cane that is perfect for starting the conversation with children!

Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the history of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!ย  Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the history of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!

*Optional – we also took decorated a candy cane with some simple stickers and crayons. It was a fun little craft for E, that was age appropriate. Plus, I ended up with 2 cute little candy canes to hang in the house. ๐Ÿ™‚

Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the history of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!

Easy & Mess-Free Candy Cane Craft that is perfect for kids & toddlers! This simple craft only requires 3 simple materials that you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, this is the perfect segway to discussing the origins of the candy cane. A great way to teach little hearts about the true meaning of Christmas! Repin now for later!

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