Candy Corn Catch Children’s Party Game

Supplies: Candy corn, plastic pumpkins, string or belt

Candy Corn Catch Prep & Game Play
Divide guests into groups of 3 teams, 4-5 per team or if couples into pairs. Then announce that you are going to play Candy Corn Catch where team members will toss candy corns into the pumpkin that will be tied around a team member’s waist.

To make things fair give each team member the same amount of candy corn, so if some people choose to eat it rather throw it, they will have a choice. Suggest 10 per person.

Now select a team member to wear the pumpkin (these should be the ones for trick or treating so there is a hole on top) and tie the plastic pumpkin around one team member’s waist. Now establish a throw line for those with the candy and place the pumpkin wearing teammate 5, 7 or 10 feet away.

Once everyone is set let the tossing begin. The kids and adults can throw candy corn all at one time or one at a time. The person wearing the pumpkin can move around to try to catch the candy corn as it is thrown. Once everyone has thrown the candy corn, take the pumpkin and count how many went in. Also have the kids pick up any that is on the floor or ground and through it away.

Switch who has the pumpkin around their waist and play another round of Candy Corn Toss. Add up how many go in each round and then total the amounts after everyone has had a turn. Add up the number of candy corn that made it in the pumpkin from all the rounds and the team with the highest number Wins.
Thanks, Susan

Easy to Adapt for Small Groups Too!
Have a small group of kids or just two or three?
For two or three kids, the adult wears the pumpkin and each child takes turns tossing the candy corn. After each child takes a turn, count the candy corn and highest total wins. Keep score or just enjoy playing.

For groups of 4 – 8 kids, just divide them into team of two and play two or four rounds. At the end of each turn, tally the candy corn total and the team with the most points after all the rounds are completed wins.

Candy Corn Catch Relay Version
1. Form 2-3 teams and set candy corn toss line and have one player on each team wear the pumpkin.
2.The first player on the team is given 3 candy corn and tries to get it in the pumpkin.
As soon as one of the three candy corn tosses goes in the pumpkin, the next person gets their turn and 3 candy corn. However if none of the three candy corn go in the pumpkin, then that person goes to the end of the teams line.
3. Play until all members of a team successfully toss the candy corn into the pumpkin. That team wins.

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