These candy dice game printable ideas and fun dice game activities are perfect for all the various holidays of the year. Not only does this activity take out the stress of picking and choosing, but it leaves a little bit of tossing the dice luck as well. Dice game printables like this can be used for all the fun holidays in a simple and organized way! Check out all the options below – and get ready to print and let the fun begin!
Using dice as a way to decide the fate of an activity or game never gets dull. In fact, rolling the dice is a simple way for kids and adults can feel as though they’re part of a game without the worry of having too much pressure at the same time.
Because let’s be honest. Sometimes, it’s really hard to decide what candy to choose or what gift to pick. Those decisions can make anyone feel like they’re frozen without an option, and this is where the dice come into play! (literally!)
Forget popular games or board games like Yahtzee, Farkle, and Bunco. The next time that there is a fun holiday or event coming up where there will be choices to be made, make a few dice cookies, and don’t forget to include these dice game printables and a set of dice. The printables will give the answers to the rolls of the dice, making it a great option for everyone to participate in.
Dice Game Rules
Candy dice game rules are simple and easy to follow. In fact, the dice game candy rules are printed and ready to use. Each person gets to take a turn rolling the dice, and whatever number is shown on that dice is matched with the number on the printable.
The only control that the person has is that they get to toss or roll the dice. After that, it’s all in how the dice land! In the gift exchanges, if you roll snake eyes with the dice, then you have to do what the dice game tells you to do for rolling that number. No ifs, and, or butts!
For each dice roll it might mean that you get candy, it could mean that you give candy, or it could mean that you are skipped and have to watch everyone else having and enjoying some of their candy. It’s all in the fun of the game! (and all are in good spirits as well because every roll will have everyone guessing and waiting as to what is going to happen)
Printable Dice Game Options
While I know I’m talking about candy dice game printables, don’t forget that dice games can be used for more than just candy. This type of group game is perfect for gift-giving and receiving as well!
If you’ve ever had a white elephant Christmas exchange, then you know the excitement of getting a gift that you have no idea what it is. When you add in some dice, it takes gift-giving and receiving to a whole new level!
Use a few of our birthday party or Christmas party games to exchange gag gifts or even birthday party favors.
What printable dice games are included?
You know that I’m all about covering all the basics, so I’ve created a HUGE amount of the best dice games and activities that you can download and use for all the various fun times of the year!
Let’s be honest. This first game starts with candy of a different kind. This one is great for the 21+ crowd and makes drinking with friends a little more exciting and fun. Drink responsibly.
For this fun game, you can use this during the 4th of July celebration, Memorial Day, or Veteran’s Day holidays. It’s a fun game to bring to your picnic, family reunion, or beach vacation.
Need some fun ideas for a sleepover? Print and let the party start! Don’t forget these sleepover games and truth-or-dare questions too. You will be lucky if this endless list of games lets you get any sleep – let’s be honest, you aren’t sleeping!
There doesn’t have to be a reason to celebrate. Exchange candy because candy is good. This candy game printable has no theme. It’s generic. Visit a candy store, toss the candy in a pile in the center of the table, and use this to help choose candy and see what you get!
You say it’s your birthday?! This themed birthday party game for kids is a perfect way to exchange a few great candy birthday party favors. Instead of a birthday pinata, use this game. It’s unique and not your original birthday party activity. It’s a super fun way to add some excitement and sweetness to a birthday party!
With so many yummy candy options during this holiday, this printable is perfect! At a Halloween party, bring this dice game. it might be a fun game that allows you to end up with all your favorite Halloween candy treats.
Share the candy with your family and friends this holiday! Whether you are hosting a Thanksgiving with friends or family, this Friendsgiving game is an excellent addition.
So candy is great, but what about reflection on the past year? What a fun way to talk about all the things that you’re grateful for this time of year. Instead of family conversation starters, grab a fun family conversation game with this Thanksgiving gratitude game using dice.
Are you hosting a St. Paddy’s Day celebration? Grab a few fun games and chocolate coins or green candies. Players try to get all the candy possible!
One of the best ways to get more sweets for yourself or to share with your sweetie! You can play this printable Valentine’s Day game with chocolate bars, Hershey kisses, a box of chocolate, and more.
Have you heard of the themed rolling hearts game? Using conversation heart candy and dice, exchange Valentine’s Day candy in this printable game. This game includes a Valentine’s game with two dice or one dice – you choose based on your age group. It’s ag great Valentine’s Day game for the classroom.
Spring is such a fun time to play easter egg games. Fill easter eggs for this exchange game with dice. You can use jelly beans, Peeps, or even edible grass (gross!) All you need are dice and plastic eggs – plus this Easter egg exchange game printable, of course!
For the older kids who like an action-packed game, use this two-die Easter Egg exchange game. Fill your plastic eggs with sweet treats and watch the eggs move around the group from player to player. It’s like an Easter Egg hunt in a small space.
Not all the printables are about candy. This one is used for gifts! It’s the perfect White Elephant Gift Idea! In this simple gift exchange game, use one die, and end up with a present. It can be used with gag gifts or your favorite $10 Christmas present gift idea.
Want a bit more action at your holiday party? Try out Christmas games including this Christmas White Elephant gift exchange game with two dice. Use it for an office Christmas party, holiday classroom party, youth group, or even an ugly Christmas sweater party. The reasons and themed holiday parties are endless.
In this printable basketball party game, you aren’t shooting and scoring for 2 or three points. Rather roll the dice for basketball chocolate candies or other themed candy ideas. Follow the rules to have the candy on or around the court. It will be like March Madness. You can even twist up the game and play with 16 candies – call it the Sweet 16. Sounds like a perfect theme too.
Is it opening day or the World Series? Are you hosting a baseball birthday party? Follow the rules to have the candy on or around the mound. You can exchange fun baseball chocolate candies. Who needs a kid’s pinata when you have a baseball dice game?
This birthday party printable is perfect for small treats and birthday party favors. With this printable, you get to use one dice, and there are a lot of fun options that can happen! You’ll love the hilarity that ensues and might find yourself in a bit of friendly competition to win those fun prizes!
With this printable, you get to use two dice, and that just shakes things up a bit! Will you get to keep, pass, or swap? This printable can be used at a kids’ birthday party with party favors, a family reunion, a special occasion, or a white elephant gift exchange (not even during the holiday season!)
Are you welcoming a new year with the kids (or adults?) Use this fun dice game as a way to ring in the new year and treat your sweet tooth! Exchange Hershey Chocolates instead of a midnight kiss. You can even download our free printable New Year’s Eve chocolate kiss stickers. Or go all out and exchange big candy when you make it a candy bar dice game.
The best part about using dice game printables is that you just need a few simple supplies to get started!
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How do I play dice games?
Each of the candy dice game PDFs includes instructions. However, the concept is easy in this simple game. Add a bunch of candy (or candy bars) to the center of the table. Roll the dice. Look at your number. Follow the instructions.
Sample instructions include…
- Take one candy
- Put one candy back
- Give any player one candy
- Skip your turn
- Take one candy from any player
- Everyone takes one candy
Players will pull from the pile of candy (or each other) until they get the specific number of candies they need to win.
Can I play dice games without dice?
You might be wondering if can you play these dice games without dice (or a dice cup.) Dice games require some type of numeric roll with a six-sided dice however if you do not have dice, there are ways around this.
What is the order of the game?
On the dice game, the rules are listed. However, you can make it your own. You can decide the order of players in this group game. When playing with younger kids, the first player is usually the youngest. The next player is to their left (in clockwise order) or the next youngest player. Players take turns rolling the die. The object of the game is to collect candy or candy bars. The winner of the game gets the present or the most candy.
How many players are needed for these dice games?
The number of players really doesn’t matter but anything in between 3 to 5 players will work best. If you have more than 5 players, split up players into groups and each group will play their own game. If you play with fewer than 3 players, stealing things like candy from your “play of choice” will be really silly – you keep stealing and exchanging with the same person. It will make the end of the game come really quickly. In this case, just add a number of rounds to keep the game going.
Do I need to keep score in this game?
No piece of paper is needed to track the highest score other than the printable dice games. There is no total score in these popular dice game printables. The winner will either unwrap the present or get ten pieces of candy first. You can create variations and add up the highest total and award prizes for the most points. Make it your own game and grab a piece of paper as a score sheet if this is the die score is the direction you go. It definitely adds math into the equation (no pun intended) if you are playing math games in the classroom.
Candy Dice Game Printables
Have so much fun with all these great dice games! I have created an option for just about any time of the year! Who knew that dice would be the best way to figure out how to pick sweet treats, candy bars, or gifts?!
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