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Candy Corn Craft For Kids [Free Template]

In search of a cute and easy Halloween craft for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary-aged kids?

This candy corn craft is perfect! He (or she) is an adorable little papercraft that’s fun, cheap, and quick to make.

Download the free template to make it even simpler to create with your kids or students.

All you need are a few common supplies like paper, pipe cleaners, scissors, and glue.

Watch our quick video tutorial or read the directions below to see just how we make these cute guys. Be sure to check out all of our other Halloween crafts for kids to find even more ideas!

paper candy corn craft images with the words candy corn kids' craft in the middle

Candy Corn Kids Craft

Supplies

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Directions

Download the candy corn man template, print and cut out the pieces.

hands holding two paper candy corn craft template

Begin assembling your guy by gluing the white piece to the top, back of the orange middle piece.

hands gluing top of paper candy corn craft together

Next, take the light orange piece and glue it to the bottom, back of the orange middle piece.

hands gluing paper candy corn craft body together

Glue the eyes in the middle of the orange section.

hands gluing eyes to hands taping pipe cleaner legs to the back of paper candy corn craft

Make the candy corn guy’s arms by bending one end of an orange pipe cleaner into a 3 fingered hand. Repeat this 2 times. Cut off a few inches of the opposite end, then tape the arms to the back of both sides of the candy corn man.

hands taping pipe cleaner arms to the back of paper candy corn craft

Create his feet by bending 2 black pipe cleaners into a foot shape. Cut off a few inches from the opposite end. Position the feet on the bottom of the candy corn and tape into place on the back side.

hands bending black pipe cleaner
hands taping pipe cleaner legs to the back of paper candy corn craft

That’s it!

We think this little candy corn guy is perfect for making with your preschool or kindergarten children.

And, if you really need to simplify it, you can always leave off the arms and legs!

hand holding paper candy corn craft

Halloween Theme Preschool Unit

Want some more ideas on how to create a fun and educational Halloween preschool unit? You’re in luck because we gathered our favorite ideas below.

Check them out and try them with your child!

two paper candy corn crafts

Craft Ideas

In the week leading up to Halloween, why not do one craft a night with the kids?

While we all know crafts are fun, they also help children to learn valuable skills that help them in school.

Skills like cutting practice, fine motor skills, focus, following directions, and more!

Here are a few of our readers’ favorite easy Halloween crafts:

handprint bat craft

Kitchen Ideas

We’re not much of a cooking in the kitchen together type of family, but we make an exception for the holiday!

There are so many kids can learn from measuring, weighing, mixing, and more.

Try out some of these cute and easy Halloween themed foods:

Learning Activities

We love these Halloween pattern block mats for young kids of all ages. They’re entertaining and help with fine motor skills, shape recognition, and problem-solving skills.

Halloween pattern block mats

These Halloween I Spy printables are also great for visual recognition, focus, and fun!

Finally, try out these Halloween color by number printables, They’re helpful for independent playtime, number recognition, and fine motor skills.

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

paper candy corn craft

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Candy Corn Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this cute candy corn craft with the kids this Halloween!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Candy Corn man template

Instructions

  1. Download the candy corn man template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Begin assembling your guy by gluing the white piece to the top, back of the orange middle piece.
  3. Next, take the light orange piece and glue it to the bottom, back of the orange middle piece.
  4. Glue the eyes in the middle of the orange section.
  5. Make the candy corn guy's arms by bending one end of an orange pipe cleaner into a 3 fingered hand. Repeat this 2 times. Cut off a few inches of the opposite end, then tape the arms to the back of both sides of the candy corn man.
  6. Create his feet by bending 2 black pipe cleaners into a foot shape. Cut off a few inches from the opposite end. Position the feet on the bottom of the candy corn and tape into place on the back side.

Free Candy Corn Template

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Lisa

Monday 13th of September 2021

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Monday 13th of September 2021

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Wednesday 25th of August 2021

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Thursday 26th of August 2021

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Thursday 4th of March 2021

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Thursday 4th of March 2021

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Saturday 7th of November 2020

I would like the candy corn template please! Thank you

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Monday 9th of November 2020

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Thursday 29th of October 2020

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Thursday 29th of October 2020

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