Candy Corn Counting will help improve your kindergarten and first-grade-aged children’s math skills. Halloween counting and candy corn math are so much fun!
Children will learn to count the candy corns, identify different colors, and practice basic addition skills. What a great way to celebrate Halloween and improve math skills at the same time!
This free candy corn printable is perfect for counting skills. I have a ton of other great Halloween Worksheets, too!
Make certain to check out my other preschool worksheets for more learning fun.
These candy corn math worksheets are a free printable that makes for a super fun math activity for the kids. And also a tasty one as well!
Candy corn math activities are perfect for the school year to help students practice their counting. Perfect for math fun.
What will the kids learn from this Halloween-themed printable?
Children will learn to count the candy corns, identify white, yellow & orange, and practice basic addition skills.
Addition can be practiced by counting the total number of candy corns and then counting the number of each color.
What it includes:
This fun counting printable includes everything you need except for the candy corn. Just print and let the kids put the pieces on the board to start counting them.
You better get a few extras, though, because they’re going to be snacking along the way.
Fun ways to use this fall Halloween printable:
If you’re running low on the number of candy corn, try out some other fun ideas!
Play other fun math games
One popular fall activity is venturing out to the local pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkins to carve for Halloween.
However, before carving can begin, the pumpkins need to be cleaned out. This can be a messy job, but it’s also a perfect opportunity to do some math practice with your kids!
They can count how many seeds are in their pumpkin while they’re scooping them out.
Not only will they be getting excited for Halloween, but they’ll also be getting some valuable math practice in too!
Make a candy corn counting book
Counting books are a great way to help young children learn to count. Candy corn is a popular fall treat, so why not combine the two and create a candy corn counting book?
Start by drawing a picture of candy corn on the front cover.
Then, on each subsequent page, draw a different number of candy corn. As your child turns the pages, they can count the candy corn and learn to associate numbers with quantities.
You can even add simple addition and subtraction problems to each page for an extra challenge.
With a little time and effort, you can create a fun and educational counting book that your child will enjoy for years to come.
Fill a jar and see who can guess the correct number
A simple game that can be played with candy corn is to try to guess the correct number of pieces in a jar. This game can be played by children and adults alike and is a fun way to test estimating skills.
To play, one person fills a jar with candy corn while another person tries to guess the correct number. The person who guesses the closest number without going over wins the game.
This game can be made more challenging by increasing the size of the jar or by using multiple jars of different sizes.
Regardless of how it is played, this game is a fun way to spend time with friends or family.
One fun way to use this fall Halloween printable is to create a candy corn matching game. Simply print out two copies of the printable, and then cut out the candy corns.
To play, mix up the candy corns and then have players take turns flipping over two cards at a time, looking for matches.
Why is Counting important for Children?
Many people believe that counting is an important skill for children to learn.
Counting can help children develop a number sense, which is the ability to understand quantities and relationships between numbers.
This understanding is important for solving mathematical problems. In addition, counting can also help children develop other skills such as pattern recognition and sequencing.
By learning to count, children can lay the foundation for future success in math and other academic subjects.
Why is Candy Corn a Halloween Treat?
Candy corn is a popular Halloween treat that has been around for centuries. The candy is made from sugar, corn syrup, and flavoring, and is shaped into small cones.
Candy corn was first produced in the 1880s by the Wunderle Candy Company. The company created the candy in an effort to imitate the popular circus treat of roasted corn.
Candy corn became a popular treat at Halloween because of its festive colors and its resemblance to real corn kernels.
Today, candy corn is still a popular Halloween treat, and is often used as a decoration for Halloween parties and used in Halloween games.
More Printable Halloween Worksheets:
More Candy Corn Themed Resources:
- Candy Corn Cutting Practice
- Candy Corn Halloween Craft
- Over 25 Candy Corn Activities for Kids
- Candy Corn Paper Plate Craft
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Friday 18th of October 2013
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Thursday 17th of October 2013
Candy corn is one of my favorite Halloween treats and this makes it a fun learning tool too :-) Thank you for sharing and for linking up this week to the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop.