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Candy Corn Headband Craft For Kids [FREE Template]

Halloween is right around the corner and it’s that time of year when candy corn is on everyone’s mind!

Kids love all things Halloween, so we’re sharing a super fun craft to get them excited for the holiday.

This candy corn headband craft for kids is simple to create and comes with a free template for kids to color in themselves or to print on colored paper and create instead.

The best part? It’s super easy to make too!

If you love this activity, be sure to check out all of our candy corn crafts and activities!

Candy Corn Craft For Kids

candy corn headband craft image collage with the words candy corn headband

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Markers or crayons (if using the color in version)
  • Candy corn template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding candy corn template

Begin to assemble the candy corn by gluing the bottom yellow piece to the bottom side and back of the orange middle piece.

hand gluing candy corn middle to candy corn craft

Glue the white piece to the top side and back of the orange middle piece. Trim off any excess paper.

hand gluing candy corn top on

Position the eyes in the middle of the orange section and glue them in place.

hand gluing eye to candy corn headband

Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the mouth. Trim off the excess paper.

hand gluing mouth to tongue of candy corn craft

Next, take the completed mouth and glue it just below the eyes, in the middle of the candy corn.

hand gluing mouth to candy corn headband

Place the cheeks on either side of the mouth and glue them down.

hand gluing cheek to candy corn headband

Take the completed candy corn and glue it in the middle of the black headband piece.

hand gluing candy corn base to candy corn headband

Finish off the headband by taping extenders on each side of the headband base.

hand taping extender to candy corn headband

Now you’re done! It’s that easy!

candy corn headband

Halloween Unit For Kids

If you want to create a whole Halloween unit around this candy corn craft, you’re in luck! We’re sharing some of our favorite ideas below!

Reading to young children has many benefits. It’s one of the best things you can do for their development, reading skills, and vocabulary.

Reading also helps them learn about how words are put together to form sentences and paragraphs which is something that will help them when they start reading on their own.

Below are some of the top-rated Halloween books for kids. Add them to your home collection or borrow them from your local library.

Room On The Broom: This has to be one of our most favorite Halloween books of all time! The story follows a witch and her cat as they happen upon some animals who help the witch. There’s danger, mystery, and friendship in this adorable children’s story.

5 Minute Spooky Stories: We love Disney’s 5 minute storybooks and this one is perfect for Halloween! See how all your favorite Disney characters celebrate this spooky holiday.

Ten Timid Ghosts: This is a fun countdown book about a witch who moves into a haunted house where 10 ghosts already live. The witch scares the ghosts out one by one until they devise a scheme to get her out of their house. This Halloween children’s book is good for kids who love rhyming stories!

2 candy corn headband crafts

Crafting can be a great way for your kids to express themselves creatively! If your child enjoys making things, why not add more crafts to your next unit study? Below are our favorite Halloween crafts for kids:

These Halloween do a dot printables are a fun way for kids to learn. They’ll help keep your child engaged all season long and focused on fine motor skills, numbers, counting, the alphabet, and more! They’re perfect for preschoolers through kindergarten aged children.

These Halloween pattern block mats are a great way to keep kids entertained during quiet time or while you’re making dinner. They’re simple to use and are a great STEM activity.

printable candy corn headband

We’re always looking for new and creative ways to entertain the kids, especially during the busy month of October. To help keep them busy and happy, we’ve created these free Halloween coloring pages that are perfect for any kid who loves Halloween!

Halloween is a great time to get your kids in the coloring mood! These Halloween color by number printables are perfect for keeping little hands busy and engaged. They’ll help kids work on their fine motor skills while focusing on following directions, so it’s a win-win situation!

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!

More Halloween Ideas For Kids

Candy Corn Headband Craft For Kids [FREE Template]

Candy Corn Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Halloween is just around the corner and this candy corn headband craft is perfect for young kids to make.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Markers or crayons (if using the color in version)
  • Candy corn template

Instructions

  1. Download the candy corn template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to assemble the candy corn by gluing the bottom yellow piece to the bottom side and back of the orange middle piece.
  3. Glue the white piece to the top side and back of the orange middle piece. Trim off any excess paper.
  4. Position the eyes in the middle of the orange section and glue them in place.
  5. Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the mouth. Trim off the excess paper.
  6. Next, take the completed mouth and glue it just below the eyes, in the middle of the candy corn.
  7. Place the cheeks on either side of the mouth and glue them down.
  8. Take the completed candy corn and glue it in the middle of the black headband piece.
  9. Finish off the headband by taping extenders on each side of the headband base.

Candy Corn Craft Template

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