DIY: Candy Corn Balls

Every year around Halloween, bags of candy corn line store shelves. Using these holiday treats to make a Halloween craft is healthier than eating them! This cool decorative DIY can be done in just a few steps. (Note: This is not a craft for kids. A hot glue gun should only be handled by mom.)


DIY Candy Cornballs Craft Supplies


  • 4-inch styrofoam ball
  • 16 ounce bag candy corn
  • hot glue gun
  • hot glue sticks


Step 1: Dispense a generous amount of hot glue onto the ball and press the candy corn (yellow side down) carefully into glue. Let dry a few seconds before repeating the process.

DIY Candy Cornballs Craft Step 1

Step 2: Continue all the way around the entire ball.

DIY Candy Cornballs Craft Step 2

Step 3: The Candy Corn Ball makes a great focal element for the a large candlestick, or fill a bowl with these Candy Corn Balls!

DIY Candy Cornballs Craft Step 3

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