15 Easy and Fun Candy Cane Crafts | DIY Christmas Crafts

If you’re looking for a jolly and colorful way to decorate your home for the holidays, then consider adorning your walls and every corner of your house with some candy canes! Yes, candy canes are not limited to your dining table and Christmas trees! With that said, here are 15 easy and fun candy cane crafts both adults and kids can do! 

See also Homemade Candy Recipes.

15. Fabric Scrap Candy Cane Ornaments

My husband always likes to buy a bunch of candy canes to hang on the tree for Christmas. It’s fun for the kids, but I don’t like being left with a bunch of candy canes at the end of the holiday.

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14. Candy Cane Candlesticks Craft

These Candy Cane Candlesticks make the cutest candy cane decorations. Easy and inexpensive candy cane candle holder using candy canes and ribbon.

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13. Snowman Cupcakes Using Marshmallows and Candy

It’s easy to turn your favorite cupcake recipe into holiday snowman cupcakes using marshmallows and candy. Make cupcake decorating a fun Christmas tradition the whole family can enjoy!

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12. How to Make a Candy Cane Scavenger Hunt

Get ready to make a jolly addition to the holidays with learning how to make a candy cane scavenger hunt!

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11. Paper Circle Candy Cane

Christmas is coming up fast! Candy canes were always a huge part of my Christmas growing up. Today’s craft is super simple and can be adapted for kids between one and five years old!

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10. Vegan Peppermint Truffles

These vegan peppermint truffles are made with a mix of dark and white chocolate and are topped with a sprinkling of candy cane pieces!

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9. Candy Cane Reindeer Pops

Whenever possible I love reusing the leftover ingredients for one recipe to make another. Last week I shared this super easy Peppermint Puppy Chow and I knew I could come up with something to make using the candy canes and peppermint M&M candies.

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8. Candy Cane Wreath

I decided to do a completely different look with my outdoor Christmas decorations this year; I’m shooting for Candyland/ Sugarplum Fairy inspired decorations. The first thing I thought of was a Candy Cane Wreath.

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7. Chocolate Candy Cane Crunch Cookies

Naughty or nice, baking these cookies will put you on the nice list! Chocolate Candy Cane Crunch Cookies to celebrate the season! Gluten-free and vegan, healthy and delicious, the perfect holiday cookie for kids of all ages!

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6. Religious Candy Cane Craft

This week at my preschool co-op, we’re learning about the letter “j”. It was pretty easy to pick what “j” is for… Jesus!

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5. Candy Cane Cookie Recipe With Actual Mint Flavor!

Christmas is the best time of year to bake, and I especially love making a large variety of Christmas cookies! I have several favorite Christmas cookie recipes, and this one is definitely earning a spot on the list this year!

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4. Candy Cane Christmas Tree Ornament/Gift Topper Craft

A fun and easy craft to do with kids — hang on the Christmas tree, give as a gift or adorn a wrapped gift.

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3. How to Make Candy Sleighs

I love giving and receiving homemade Christmas gifts. These easy-to-make candy sleighs are great for gift giving. Make this DIY Christmas gift for teachers, co-workers, classmates, neighbors or anyone who you’d like to treat.

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2. Colored Candy Cane Lollipops

Inspiration often hits me in the clearance isle. When I was after Christmas shopping with my friend Laurie – these colored candy canes caught my attention. Since they weren’t peppermint and traditional white and red, I knew a DIY project was in the works. I saw how two candy canes made a heart shape and knew they would be adorable as a Candy Cane Lollipop!

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1. Edible Candy Cane Slime

Just in time for Christmas — edible candy cane slime that smells and tastes like the real thing!

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