14 Candy Cane Themed Crafts to Make for Christmas

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.

14 Candy Cane Themed Crafts to Make for Christmas

1. Source: Pre-K Pages

candy cane slime tutorial

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

Candy Cane knit legwarmers pattern

Cozy up this Christmas with these awesome candy cane knit legwarmers!

3. Source: Growing a Jeweled Rose

candy cane play dough recipe

More kiddo fun to be had with this candy cane play dough recipe.

4. Source: Dear Crissy

Candy sled gift card holder for Christmas

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

melted bead candy cane ornament tutorial

Kids will love making these melted bead candy cane Christmas ornaments (with adult help, of course).

6. Source: The Gardening Cook

DIY candy cane vase tutorial

This DIY candy cane vase craft is SO EASY!

7. Source: Adventures of a DIY Mom

Christmas candy cane star tree topper tutorial

Need a topper for your Christmas tree?  I adore this candy cane star!

8. Source: Moda Fabrics

fabric candy cane decorations pattern and instructions.

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.

9. Source: Glue Dots Blog

Glue Dots candy cane place card holder tutorial

Set the table in peppermint style with this candy cane name card.

10. Source: One Little Project

Candy cane reindeer tutorial

What kid doesn’t love a candy cane reindeer?  A classic classroom gift.

11. Source: Be What We Love

Candy cane candle holder for Christmas

I love these candy cane candle holders!

12. Source: The Frugal Homemaker

Chalky paint mason jar candy cane inspired candle holder centerpiece tutorial

Use chalk paint to make these lovely candy cane inspired mason jar candle holders.  What a perfect Christmas centerpiece.

13. Source: Polka Dot Chair

Candy cane striped Christmas marquee letters decorations

It doesn’t get much more merry and bright than these candy cane striped marquee letters!

14. Source: Tikkido

Simple Christmas gift wrapping idea using a brown paper bag, a doily, and a candy cane.

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.

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