Even if you don’t like eating candy canes, there’s no denying they have a delightful, Christmasy style! Here are 14 crafts you can either make with candy canes, or inspired by candy canes this holiday season.
1. Source: Pre-K Pages
Slime is all the rage with the kids. I know. My own kids only stop making it when they run out of ingredients. Here’s a fun candy cane version of the slime recipe.
2. Source: Knit’s End
Cozy up this Christmas with these awesome candy cane knit legwarmers!
3. Source: Growing a Jeweled Rose
More kiddo fun to be had with this candy cane play dough recipe.
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Giving a gift card can still be creative and fun! I love this idea for turning candy canes and chocolate into a Christmas sleigh.
5. Source: One Little Project
Kids will love making these melted bead candy cane Christmas ornaments (with adult help, of course).
6. Source: The Gardening Cook
This DIY candy cane vase craft is SO EASY!
7. Source: Adventures of a DIY Mom
Need a topper for your Christmas tree? I adore this candy cane star!
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These candy canes will last for years and years! Sew up a basket of charming fabric candy canes in some of the fabulous Christmas fabrics out there.
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Set the table in peppermint style with this candy cane name card.
10. Source: One Little Project
What kid doesn’t love a candy cane reindeer? A classic classroom gift.
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I love these candy cane candle holders!
12. Source: The Frugal Homemaker
Use chalk paint to make these lovely candy cane inspired mason jar candle holders. What a perfect Christmas centerpiece.
13. Source: Polka Dot Chair
It doesn’t get much more merry and bright than these candy cane striped marquee letters!
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Simple Christmas gift wrapping idea using a brown paper bag, a doily, and a candy cane. This would be a fabulous way to give those homemade cookies to the neighbors.