Did you know the day after Christmas is National Candy Cane Day? Here are a few fun candy cane facts:
- Over 1.76 billion candy canes are made every year - how many do YOU eat?
- The red-and-white striped candy canes we know today were first made in 1900.
- The biggest candy cane ever made was 51 feet long!
National Candy Cane DayCelebrate National Candy Cane Day with these easy recipes, fun crafts for kids, and simple kid activity ideas.
10 Candy Cane Recipes
- Candy Cane White Coconut Hot Cocoa from Flour on My Face
- Candy Cane Lollipops from 5 Minutes for Mom
- Candy Cane Bark from Mess for Less
- Candy Cane Pretzel Candy from See Mom Click
- Candy Cane Oreo Santa Hat Cookies from Momma Young at Home
- Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies from The Gardening Cook
- Candy Cane Cookies from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
- Peppermint Candy Cane Fudge from Crafty Morning
- Candy Cane Swirl Cheesecake from Feels Like Home
- Candy Cane Fudge Recipe from The Jenny Evolution
10 Candy Cane Crafts & Projects
- Candy Cane Place Card Holder from I Love My Disorganized Life
- Salt Dough Candy Cane Ornaments from Fun at Home with Kids
- DIY Candy Cane Vase from The Gardening Cook
- Candy Cane Wrapping Paper Collage from Simple Fun for Kids
- Candy Cane Wreath from Daily DIY Life
- Puzzle Piece Candy Cane Ornament from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
- Scented Marble Candy Cane Craft from Simple Fun for Kids
- Beaded Candy Cane Ornament from Parenting Chaos
- Candy Cane Reindeer from Mom Inspired Life
- Candy Cane Ornaments from Tiny Tots Adventures
10 Candy Cane Activities
- Candy Cane Goo from Science Sparks
- Dissolving Candy Canes from Lemon Lime Adventures
- Candy Cane Foam Dough from Fun at Home with Kids
- Candy Cane Play Gel from The Science Kiddo
- Grow a Candy Cane Activity from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
- Fizzing Candy Canes from Teaching Mama
- Paper Candy Cane Secret Message from Hand Made Kids Art
- Candy Cane Science Experiment from Preschool Powol Packs
- Candy Cane Slime from Little Bins for Little Hands
- Candy Cane Sensory Play from Sow Sprout Play
How will you celebrate National Candy Cane Day?Candy canes are a definite favorite Christmas treat in our house. Leave me a comment and tell me how you plan to celebrate National Candy Cane Day!
Tonia is a homeschooling mom to one daughter, married to her high school sweetheart, and owner of one crazy beagle. She blogs at The Sunny Patch about the life & adventures of a homeschooling family. You can find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram.