Super Fun Candy Games

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Whether you’re planning a princess or superhero-themed party, there’s one party guest that should always be invited: Hershey.  Birthday parties with Hersheys are super fun!  From new Hershey’s Kisses Birthday Cake candies to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures to iconic Hershey’s Kisses Chocolates, your favorite Hershey products are now available designed for the birthday – sure to sweeten any celebration.  My oldest and youngest child both have end of the year birthdays.  This year we are going to have a double party for them.  The new line of birthday-themed products from Hershey (in the celebrations aisle at Walmart stores nationwide) are going to make  party shopping at Walmart a breeze.  Providing a variety of options for this busy moms in one easy location.  We often enjoy more than just eating Hershey’s candies.  We love to craft, bake, and come up with candy inspired activities.  I had the perfect idea for using these candies at the kids birthday party, CANDY PARTY GAMES.  Today I will share with you  Super Fun Candy Games for Kids.

Super Fun Candy Games for Kids

Super Fun Candy Games


These candy games are a fun way for the kids to play and fill up their own treats bags along the way.   We picked up some fun mini popcorn buckets to use as our treat bags.  As the kids go game to game they can added their prizes to their bag.

 Fun Candy Games for Kids:

1. Hershey’s Kisses  Tic Tac Toe

This is a classic game with a fun twist.  My kids got really excited to play with the kisses as their x’s and o’s.  I took a pieces of white cardstock paper and drew 2 lines down and 2 lines across with a marker.  Then I filled little buckets with the kisses and set it out for the kids to play with.


2. Twizzlers Hot Potato

The wrapped Twizzlers are a great choice for this game.  Take one small pack of Twizzlers from the party mix bag to use for the game.  Have the kids sit in a circle and start some music.  Have the kids pass the Twizzlers down to the kid sitting beside them.  They continue to pass until the music stops.  The person with the candy is out of the game.  Once there is only one child left they win the game and the Twizzlers!

3. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures Candy Toss

I thought it would be so much fun to set up one using the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures .  I got 3 tin buckets and set them up one behind the other on the floor.  I filled a plastic dish with the candies.  The kids got 3 tries.  If they got the candy in the bucket they could keep it.


4. Guess How Many Candies in the Jar

Fill a glass jar with the Birthday Cake Hershey’s Kisses.  Be sure to count them first.  Let each child guess how many candies they think are in the jar.  Write down the child’s name and number guessed on a sheet of paper.  At the end of the party the child that guessed the number closest  to the number of candies in the jar wins.  They get to take home the jar of candy.

5. Candy Bar Stacking Game

Take the bag of  Hershey’s Assorted Miniature candy bars and fill up a bucket or bowl with the candies.  Let the kids stack the candy bars one on top of another.  For our game we want to stack more than 5 candy bars to win the game.  My kids really enjoyed this easy game idea.


6. Jolly Rancher Soft Chew  Suck Up Game

This is another super fun candy game for kids.  To start set out 2 paper plates and a few straws.  Let each kid have their own straw to use and trash or keep when they are through with the game.  Add a few soft chew Jolly Rancher on one plate.  Let the kids have as many tries as it takes to suck up the candies with the straw and transfer them to the next plate.  Once they complete the transfer they can keep the candies as their prize.

candy straw suck up game

7. Twizzlers Nibs Building Challenge 

Place several packets of Twizzlers nibs candy on a table with toothpicks.  Invite the kids to a building challenge with these 2 materials.  I loved seeing the different things the kids made.  Anyone that attempts to build something wins an unopened pack of candy. This is a fun STEM game for kids.

Twizzlers Nibs Building Challenge. Fun STEM game for kids.

8. Jolly Rancher Chopstick Pick Up Game

Put a paper plate on the table with hard Jolly Rancher candies on it.  Give the kids chopsticks. See how many candies they can pick up and place on another plate in one minute.  The candy they move to the next plate is their prize.

9.  Hershey’s Kisses Birthday Cake Spoon Relay Race

Have Hershey’s Kisses Birthday Cake Candies and spoons ready for this game.  For example, have 3 kids stand on one side of the room and 3 on the other side.  The first set of kids will place one candy on a spoon and hold it out in front of them.  They will walk across them room to the kid in front of them. When the kid gets there they will  give the other kid the candy to walk back across the room.  The first team to cross back will win.

10. Hershey’s Kisses Birthday Cake Scoop Up Game

Fill a bowl or bucket with candies.  Put an empty bucket beside the candy bucket.  Give the kids 1 minute to see how many candies they can transfer to the empty bucket with a spoon.  Only thing is they can not use their hands.  The candies they transfer they can keep.

candy scoop up game

Making your little one feel extra special on their big day with Hershey birthday products that can be added to almost every aspect of the celebration, whether it be in party favors, special treats, in games and prizes, or part of the decorations. New Hershey birthday products are dressed in their party-best, including Hershey’s Kisses Chocolates in brightly wrapped foils to fit a variety of birthday themes and help make the day that much sweeter. One of my favorites from this candy line is the new Hershey’s Kisses Birthday Cake candies.  They pack the taste of birthday cake into just one bite and complete with a satisfying crunch are perfect for any birthday theme. This busy mom is grateful for the new line of products from Hershey at Walmart.  It made my job easy for party planning.  We look forward to playing these fun games at the party.

*Visit Walmart locations nationwide to find all your birthday party needs and make it extra special with Hershey birthday products.

Get more information here: Birthday parties with Hersheys

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