Candy Cane Theme Day

Are you trying to find a way to keep your students engaged and learning with all of the holiday excitement? Themed days may be just for you. During Candy Cane Theme Day, you can read your choice of suggested candy cane stories and complete the reading comprehension activities included. There is a letter to send home, a banner, craft activities, candy cane taste testing, science experiment, and more. You could run centers for the day or complete the activities together. The choices are endless. There is a polar bear candy cane craft, candy cane cutie craft, writing activities, an original poem with extensions, math games, math task cards, phonics scoot, and loads of word work extensions.  With all that is included, this could be used for more than one day!


Read all about this fun Candy Cane theme day here!


  • Candy Cane Day Banner
  • Candy Cane Letter

Poetry Activities

  • Candy Cand Day Poem
  • Rhyming
  • Illustrate
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Sequence
  • Questioning

Literature Extensions:

  • You pick the book suggestions offered
  • Character Analysis
  • Sequencing
  • Features of Fiction
  • Main Idea and Details
  • Fiction or Non-Fiction
  • Characters& Setting
  • Check for Understanding
  • Retelling


  • Game Board Up and Back
  • Game Board 10 Plus
  • Roll 3 and Add Bingo
  • Count by 1’s over 100
  • Count Tallies
  • Candy Cane Adding Puzzles (color)

Word Work

  • S Blend Real vs, Non-sense scoot (color)
  • CVC scoot (color)
  • Syllables
  • ABC Order
  • Word Search
  • Unscramble
  • Punctuation (. or ?)
  • Making Words (peppermint candy)
  • Writing/Activity Extensions

Candy Cane Taste Test (4 kinds) and Writing (2 options)

Candy Cane Experiment (2 pages)

Candy Cane Creations Class Book Cover & 2 options

Candy Cane Challenge Marshmallow pick up Writing (2 options)

Polar Bear Candy Cane Craft

Candy Cane Cutie Craft

Candy Cane Heart Craft

Bulletin Board Sign (Candy Cane Cuties)

Center Signs 1-12 Full Page/Fourth Page color

Center Checklists options for 5-12


©Megan Mitchell