Christmas Candy Canes Scavenger Hunt for Kids

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Set Up a Family Hunt for Christmas Candy Canes

Ho, ho, ho, what do you know? The Dating Divas have another awesome, simple, and FREE scavenger hunt idea for you to start an extra special Christmas tradition your family will love. All you need are some Christmas candy canes for a fun, easy, holiday scavenger hunt. Are you intrigued yet? Keep scrolling to find out more!

Send your kids on a hunt for some Christmas candy canes for a fun-filled tradition that you'll want to repeat every year! | The Dating Divas
A girl holds a big candy cane after playing the candy cane game.

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A Candy Cane game Tradition

There are so many fun ideas for Christmas traditions that it can be hard to choose what is just right for your family! But I LOVE this Christmas scavenger hunt game for its simplicity and how easy it is to tailor it for your family.

This idea couldn’t get any easier! Like an Easter egg hunt, you will hide candy canes for your family to find! Just imagine the spark in your children’s eyes as they play the candy cane game. This is a simple and cheap Christmas tradition that your entire family will love!

Hide some of these for the candy cane game and get ready for a yearly tradition your family will love. | The Dating Divas
Colored Christmas candy canes are perfect for a candy cane hunt.

Customized Candy Cane Hunt

So how can you customize this simple idea for your family? Here are a few ideas we think you will love!

Try this candy cane Christmas scavenger hunt game for families. | The Dating Divas
Free printable candy cane game invitation for families.

Or, keep it simple and just grab some candy canes and your free printables below and spend an afternoon of fun hunting for candy canes!

Candy Cane Hunt printables

If all you need for this activity are some Christmas candy canes, then what are these awesome printables all about? Here’s what you get:

  1. Invite: Get your whole family (and the whole neighborhood, if you want!) excited about this hunt with an invite on the counter or taped to their bedroom doors!
  2. Candy Cane Puzzle/Tags: These tags are made to cut out and easily slide a candy cane through. Then, they can be put together into a puzzle for a little extra mystery-solving fun!
This candy cane Christmas scavenger hunt game is just what your family needs this year. | The Dating Divas
Free printable puzzle pieces for a fun holiday scavenger hunt.

Alternative Things To Hide

If you live somewhere where the snowy weather makes it difficult to hide a Christmas candy cane, here are some alternative things you could hide instead:

This candy cane game will keep your kids entertained all day. | The Dating Divas
A kid holds candy canes collected during their holiday scavenger hunt.

You’ve got everything you need, so get out there and hunt for some Christmas candy canes together! If your family loves this idea, try another holiday scavenger hunt like our Christmas Scavenger Hunt game or our St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt.

If you liked this post, be sure to check out our Reindeer Games and our Christmas Trivia Game Night for even more Christmas fun!

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Christmas Candy Cane Hunt

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