Candy Corn Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities | Autumn and Halloween
| This is a short set of activities to help children practice letter C,
the colors yellow and orange with sweet candy corn. This candy
is very popular during the autumn season and Halloween
The candy corn printable craft will
help reinforce letter C in a few ways. Both the words candy
& corn feature letter C and a little surprise is that both
template "legs" on the craft are letter C's. Let's get started!
If possible try to have some real candy corn available to sample
during snack and for counting practice purposes.
Print the candy corn poster.
Tell the children they are going to have fun with candy!
Hurrah! Start some dialogue - suggestions:
- What is your favorite types of candy -- make a list.
- What is your favorite holiday that includes eating and
collecting candy from door-to-door?
- Have you ever tasted candy corn? Show the poster. Ask them if they know what does a candy corn represent.
that a piece of candy corn is a representation of approximately the
size of a whole kernel of corn, as if it fell off a ripe or dried ear
of corn. Here is some basic information about candy
- Distribute one piece
of candy corn to each child, have them taste it. Ideally candy corn should be at room temperature so it is soft and
easy to chew on. Ask them to describe the flavors and the
Activity 1 > Alphabet Letter C Candy Corn Activities
Activity 2 > Picture Book video > Julius's Candy Corn
Candy Corn by Kevin Henkes: video @ YouTube or find @ a library
Baby to Preschool |
Description > Julius's mom bakes cupcakes decorated with candy corn on top
for his Halloween party.
She asks him not to eat them until the guest arrive. The
cupcakes are arranged in a straight line on a tabletop in each
illustration, to help young children count the cupcakes, and
candy corns along with Julius, the mouse.
Have some real candy corn on hand to help children count them physically
along with Julius.
- Numbers and counting: Use these number
worksheets with a jar. Children can place real candy
corn representing the number and practice writing the
number. Encourage children to draw candy corn on the jar
which resembles a triangle.
- Make cupcakes and
decorate each with candy corn with each having an specific number.
Review more Kevin Henkes books mouse activities.
Activity 3 > Candy Corn Craft > includes educational acitivies with the craft.
C Candy corn printable activities
corn coloring page
in a Jar
Use candy corns
Video @ YouTube
Find @ a library
Candy Corn Craft activities