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Learning with Candy

Learning with Candy

 Learning with Candy

Halloween candy isn’t just for eating. You can be learning with candy too!

Sorting is one of the best ways. Kids don’t even realize they are learning as they practice this important skill with their candy.

Sort by Color

Sort by Shape

Sort by Type

sort by brand -Which did you get the most of?

tootsie rolls/not tootsie rolls

suckers/not suckers

chocolate/not chocolate

candy you like/candy you don’t like


Sort by Size



How many pieces of candy long are you?

Sort by Letter

Group the candy by the letter that it starts with. Which letter has the most?


You can find some awesome ways to use your candy in Science experiments at Candy Experiments!


Thursday 31st of October 2013

I love this idea!! We are going to a harvest party tonight and I was trying to think of a fun way to use the candy that involves learning. You got it!


Thursday 31st of October 2013

So fun, Shonda! Don't get me wrong, I like to eat the candy too! But it is fun to sneak in a little learning at the same time. Let us know how it goes.