The Candy Corn Bandit–A Making Predictions Activity!

  1. S. Parker says:

    I say 35 pieces of candy corn.

  2. Loving this lesson plan idea!! Thanks for sharing!

    My guess is 94!


  3. Sherry says:

    My guess is 54 pieces of candy corn! thanks for making my late night stalking a bit more fun!

  4. Gracie says:

    You're so creative!! Your students are very lucky! Hmm I say 117.

  5. 50 pieces! I would love to win a copy.

  6. Kimberly says:

    My guess is 33…it is midnight here too and my eyes are crossed, one shut, double-vision…need to go to bed! Maybe if my guess is waaay off, this will be my cover. : )
    Love your awesome creativity…keep it comin'!

  7. Brenda says:

    My guess is 72 pieces of candy corn. I laughed at the Candy Corn Bandit, especially the little ditty hide yo Kit Kats, hide yo Whoppers…too funny! I would love to win a copy! 🙂

  8. Soo cute! My guess is 46.

  9. Soo cute! My guess is 46!

  10. Lisa G. says:

    My guess is 42!! I hope I'm not too late!

  11. Rachelle says:

    I guess 76 pieces of yummy, yummy sugar candy called Candy corn! 🙂 I'm loving this lesson!

  12. Anonymous says:

    I'm guessing 65 pieces! 🙂

  13. Kristin says:

    My guess is 83. Super cute activity and I LOVE candy corn!!!!!
    A Teeny Tiny Teacher

  14. Jamie says:

    This is so cute! My guess is 37 pieces of candy corn 🙂

  15. Unknown says:

    I guess 53 pieces of candy corn! Yum, I love em too!

  16. Sass Class says:

    I am guessing 42 pieces of candy.

  17. Unknown says:

    My guess is 51 pieces of candy corn.

  18. I bet there are about 55 pieces of those delicious goodies! 🙂

  19. AbbyS. says:

    I'm going to go with 53. Candy corn, peanuts, M&Ms combo mixed while drinking a Diet Coke is quite possibly perfection. Cute stuff Abby. Going to need a Becks/house/life update soon. Been missin' ya!

  20. I'm thinking 32. Love the lessons!!

  21. Andi says:

    I am AWFUL at estimation, but my gut says 52!

  22. Sarah says:

    I couldn't sleep…so of course I sign on to read the most recent posts. I'm sitting in the dark CRACKING up!! As soon as you wrote, "he's climbin' in yo windows", I lost it! How funny. (It's early.)
    My guess is 42 pieces!! Thanks for the great lesson and laugh!

  23. Courtney says:

    I think there are 40 pieces of candy corn. Such a cute activity!

    Swimming into Second

  24. Jenn says:

    What an adorable activity!!! My guess is 27! 🙂

  25. Michelle says:

    52 candies! Great lesson!

  26. Danielle says:

    My guess is 53 delicious pieces!!! This is such a cute activity!!

  27. Mrs. McKown says:

    Love this!

    I predict there are 34 pieces of candy corn!

    ❤Mrs. McKown
    Little Literacy Learners

  28. Kim says:

    super cute!! I say 37!

  29. Kerri says:

    I say 43 as I'm laughing my rear off about your candy corn bandit song. Too funny! Love this idea though.

  30. Shelia says:

    Love this activity!
    I'm going to predict 52!

  31. meadowt says:

    I would say 40! I don't think I am late on my prediction.

  32. Rene says:

    What a cute activity. My prediction is 24 pieces of candy corn. Thanks.

  33. Geri says:

    I'm guessing 43 🙂 Cute idea!

  34. Mrs Harper says:

    My guess is 43 pieces!

  35. Christina says:

    Very cute!!! Love candy corn & peanuts! My guess is 36.

  36. 37 is my guess
    Love all your stuff and this is awesome!!!

  37. Holly says:

    I'm guessing 47 and what a cute, cute, cute idea!!!!!

    Criss cross applesauce in first grade

  38. Anonymous says:

    I'm guessing 45 pieces! Love your blogs, Abby! 🙂


  39. Jessica says:

    My guess is going to be 48! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  40. I'll say 69! Love this idea! My kids lives your inferencing ideas so I'm sure they will love this predicting activity!

  41. Elisabeth says:

    My guess is 60. This is too cute!


  42. kinderdi says:

    My prediction is 31 pieces of candy corn. Cute idea! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win!

  43. I'm going with 43. LOVE this idea and my obsession with candy corn is enormously growing!!! I JUST tried the candy corn/peanut combo last week and, sadly, have already ate a whole bag all by my lonesome! ha

    Love it!
    Beg, Borrow, Steal

  44. My guess is 53 and 1/3. I mean come on, there has to be a broken "tidbit," in that dish! What a fantabulous idea as well as blog you have. I adore it!

    Mrs. Kindergarten


  45. Anonymous says:

    So yummy and fun!! My 'prediction' is 57!! 🙂


  46. Courtney says:

    I love this idea! My guess is 43.

  47. Leka DeGroot says:

    I have to say 43 pieces.
    Thanks for the great ideas!!

  48. lkellen says:

    Cute lesson. Thanks for sharing. My guess is 56.

  49. Katie says:

    37 pieces 🙂 And this is such a cute lesson!

  50. Danidem says:

    I'm going to guess 62?! This is a great idea! Thank you!

  51. Jess says:

    My estimation is 55! I hope I'm correct or the closest!

  52. Janisbrede says:

    I'm guessing 64! I think I'm right on! The power of positive thinking! LOL

  53. Mrs. Garrant says:

    Great lesson! I say 65

  54. Jess says:

    Your activities are very cute! I'm going to estimate….43!

  55. Deidre says:

    45's my number. Fingers are crossed!!

  56. Anonymous says:

    I'm going to guess 61.


  57. penny w says:

    My guess is 38 pieces of candy corn.
    This lesson is so adorable. Each year the Great Pumpkin delivers a goodie basket to my youngest daughter's classroom. I'm going to have to purchase this lessons to put in this year's basket.

  58. Jennifer says:

    I guess 45 pieces.

    Jennifer A.

  59. Anonymous says:

    L.O.V.E. your ideas! My prediction is 31 pieces of candy!

    Rachael Johnston

  60. Heather McKeough says:

    {LOVE} all of your ideas! The correct number is 51. Happy Fall!

  61. Heather McKeough says:

    Fogot to give you my email.

  62. Emily says:

    Awesome! Love the song! 44 pieces?

  63. Ali says:

    This unit is so cute!!! Already on my wishlist 🙂

    I guess 57 🙂


  64. Erin says:

    My guess is 48! I am in LOVE with this activity idea–the WHOLE thing! Everything is so cute and I love how you went all out in making the notes and clues so adorable too!!!

    Creating & Teaching

  65. Chrissy says:

    So cute! And the Bed Intruder Song is HILARIOUS. I like your rendition!

    My prediction is 50 pieces of candy corn!


  66. Kelly S. says:

    I'm going with 66! Very cute activity!

  67. Jess says:

    I absolutely love this idea! Perfect activity to do for Halloween activities! My guess is 42.

  68. Jess says:

    My guess is 47the pieces of sweet candy corn!

  69. So cute! I read my class The Candy Corn Contest every year, so this activity will go along perfectly! My guess is 48…

    First Grade Frolics

  70. lrobb85 says:

    My guess is 45 pieces of candy corn!

    I love this activity. You are so creative.

  71. Linda Romana says:

    53! soooo cute!

  72. I'm guessing there are 47 little yummy candy corns. 🙂

  73. 63! Not sure why, but I'm going with it! 🙂

  74. Fitbecky says:

    My prediction is 33. This is a very cute activity!


  75. Tricia D. says:

    My guess is 48. Thanks for the fun ideas!

  76. Jessica says:

    I'm predicting 33 pieces of candy corn!

  77. Laura says:

    I love the late night crazy song! My guess is 55

    Teacher Laura

  78. Anonymous says:

    68! So cute.

  79. I'm going to say 58 pieces. Love this!

  80. Amanda says:

    I'm predicting that there are 32 pieces of candy corn in the dish! I'm a first year teacher and I'm obsessed with everything that you do, thanks for helping me survive so far this year!

  81. Lauren Morse says:

    What a great lesson! Candy corn and peanuts are a great combo! I'm guessing 46 pieces.


  82. Anonymous says:

    I think there are 40 pieces of candy in the dish. I LOVE this idea!


  83. Lauren says:

    I just found your blog today and thanks to you I will be spending even more time on the computer now! 🙂

    I am going to predict there are 44 pieces of delicious candy corn in the dish.


  84. Mrs. Johnson says:

    Love this idea! My guess is 37 pieces.

  85. diedra says:

    I am taking a guess of 39 pieces of candy corn. Thanks for such a cute idea. Diedra

  86. Anonymous says:

    My guess is 48 pieces of candy corn. I love these with peanuts too. On my way to wal mart right now
    JoVona. matthiesenj@

  87. Love candy corn too!!! Yummy! I love doing estimation Friday in our class! My guess is 67! Thanks for all that you do!!! 🙂

  88. terep says:

    I think there are 34 pieces.
    Very cute unit! I can't wait to use it!

  89. Brandy says:

    Love the idea…My guess is 43 pieces.

  90. Jackie P. says:

    Cute idea! Plus, I did get the song. My guess is 37 pieces.

  91. Jackie P. says:

    cute idea! My guess is 37.

  92. I'm going to say 38 pieces! This looks like a great activity!

    Jennifer @ Herding Kats in Kindergarten

  93. Karen Stamp says:

    Haha!! I LOVE it! My guess is 65.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Karen :o)
    Mrs. Stamp's Kindergarten

  94. taniceto says:

    My guess is 49!! I love the bandit craft!!

  95. taniceto says:

    I guess 49!! I love the bandit craft!! Too cute

  96. Erica says:

    My guess is 45 pieces of candy corn.

    And I LOVED the song!

  97. Danielle says:

    My guess is 39 pieces! Love this activity! 🙂

  98. What a cute, festive idea! Nothing says "Fall" like some candy corn 🙂 My guess is 44!

  99. Mary says:

    I predict 50 🙂

  100. Megan Ortega says:

    Adorable! My guess is 41.

  101. Deb says:

    so CUTE!

    My guess is 75. 🙂


  102. Hadar says:

    I love these games!! But I am SO bad at estimating! Like I have NO concept! hahah. So I'm guessing 27 but I'm most likely totally off!

    Miss Kindergarten

  103. Andrea says:

    Love love love this! My guess is 42 pieces! 🙂

  104. L.O.V.E. This!!!!
    My guess is 58 delicious pieces!!!

  105. Chrissy says:

    Cute! My guess is 46 pieces of candy corn.


  106. My guess is 40. Thanks for the chance to win.

  107. Chrissy says:

    Cute! My guess is 46 pieces of candy corn!


  108. Chrissy says:

    Sorry, Abby–I guessed twice!

  109. I'm gonna go with 62.. Very cute idea! LOVE IT!

  110. Jen Sykes says:

    Super cute! My estimate is 28. 🙂

  111. Erica says:

    I guess 35 pieces! I love all of your cute ideas, Abby!

  112. sspeller says:

    I am going to say 47 pieces…

  113. Melissa says:

    maybe… 38 pieces of candy corn? You are too funny with the candy corn/bed intruder song… I recognized it right away (maybe I shouldn't admit to that… lol) Cute mini unit!

  114. Mrs. Carter says:

    I guess 79!
    Such a cute activity!

  115. mrswimsett says:

    My guess is 42. I love your blog, by the way. Checking it is part of my routine now!

  116. Danvi says:

    My guess is 45.

    CRACKED UP over your candy intruder song!

  117. 40 pieces of candy?? Love this idea! Love your blog!

  118. Miss Foote says:

    Such a fun idea! My guess is 27 and 1/2 pieces:-)

  119. Anonymous says:

    My guess is 49 pieces of candy corn 😉

    Kelly H

  120. kmrahtz says:

    Abby are you going to join Teacher's notebook? I was just wondering if we can ever expect your GREAT products over there

  121. Kari says:

    I guess 71. Thanks for the giveaway this is a cute idea!

    Kari 🙂

  122. Mrs. B says:

    My guess is hmmmmm….39!!!

  123. Jennyfer says:

    LOVE this! My guess is 51 pieces.

    Jennyfer from

  124. Laura says:

    By now I suppose there are 0 candy corn left (I can't resist them either!!). My estimation is 51 pieces of candy corn in the dish.

  125. Anonymous says:

    What fun!! My guess is 51 🙂
    Thanks for the excitement!

  126. barbkibler says:

    My guess is 46, love the idea.

  127. julie says:

    I say 51.

  128. Staci says:

    New reader here 🙂 I am back to teaching first grade after taking 4 years off to stay at home with my kiddos (was expecting #3 when I left and ended up having #4 during my "time off" too)! I am excited there are so many first grade blogs out there to get fresh ideas from 🙂 Thanks for sharing and I "predict" there are 54 pieces of yummy delicious candy corn in that dish.

  129. Mrs. Jones says:

    Love this idea. My guess is 70

  130. Sandra says:

    My guess is 54

    I hope I am close because I would LOVE to do this with my kiddos!!! :):):)

  131. My guess is 44 candy corns! I love candy corn too!

  132. aes17 says:

    I am guessing 53. The bandit is so stinkin' cute! I hope I win!

  133. Lisa says:

    My guess is 49. Love ALL your ideas! ~Lisa

  134. JOJO says:

    I LOVE it! My guess is 27 pieces! =)

  135. Mary says:

    My guess is 32 pieces of candy corn.


  136. *FARMERS* says:

    So cute!! My guess is 28 🙂 Thanks for the great activities!

  137. Nissadawn says:

    48! Please oh please let there be 48!

  138. Becky says:

    My guess is lucky 57 cause tha's my age!

  139. I think there are 47 pieces of candycorn in the bowl. 🙂

  140. I say 47 pieces of candy corn. 🙂

  141. Anonymous says:

    I say 57 yummy morsels!

  142. Suzanne says:

    The guess I want to say has been said so I will go with 100 🙂

  143. abxmomof3 says:

    My guess is 28 pieces of candy!!!

  144. Carolyn S says:

    I am going with 44! What an adorable idea. Just give me the candy corn and no one gets hurt!

  145. Anonymous says:

    Love your stuff! My guess is 37

  146. Lee Ann says:

    My guess is 54. I LOVE this idea. Such a cute and creative idea for getting the kiddos excited about learning!

  147. Ms. Hastings says:

    Too cute!!!
    73 candies?
    thanks, Abby!

  148. Ms. Hastings says:

    Too cute!!!
    I'm guessing 73 candies.
    Thanks, Abby!

  149. Brandy says:

    First of all, the Bed Intruder Song is so ridiculously funny! My guess is 40! *fingers crossed*

  150. Jennifer says:

    I think 39 pieces of candy corn.

  151. Ms. D says:

    My guess is 95 pieces of candy corn! The bandit is TOO CUTE!


  152. My guess 48 pieces of candy. Love your ideas, thanks for sharing!!

  153. Kim says:

    Such a great idea! My guess is 58!

  154. Kim says:

    Such a cute idea! I say 58 pieces!

  155. Rollins says:

    LOVE!! This unit looks great!! 43 pieces- fingers crossed to win- but if not I am buying it anyway 🙂

  156. My guess is 48 – I love your ideas!!!

  157. meganr24 says:

    oh my goodness, too cute!
    My guess is 56!


  158. Gladys says:

    I'm guessing 39 pieces of candy-licious corn…Love candy corn…and this cute activity!!


  159. Mrs. Hall says:

    I predict 102.


  160. Kelli Evans says:

    My guess is 32. Love the idea and I'm keeping my fingers crossed. 🙂

  161. Betsy says:

    I'm guessing 44. 🙂

  162. Mrs. Lanni says:

    My prediction is 52 pieces!

  163. Anonymous says:

    My guess is 36. So cute!

  164. Mikaela says:

    Very cute! My prediction is 37.

  165. Joanna says:

    Love this! I guess 76 pieces!!

  166. Anonymous says:

    My guess is 38. Would love to win.


  167. Katie says:

    My guess is34 (my husband is about to turn 34 this Friday). 🙂

    Keeping Up With Katie

  168. Kirsten G. says:

    I'm guessing 62! What a cute activity, and I love the bat stuff! We're doing nocturnal animals this coming week, so this post was timed perfectly! 🙂

  169. I bet there are 32 pieces of candy in that cute little dish!

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this Candy Corn Bandit guy – I must have him for my class!

    ~Mrs. Beck

  170. My guess is 39. I'm sure someone else has guessed that number by now! Oh, well! 🙂 I laughed SO hard when I read your post. "Hide 'yo kids, Hide 'yo wife!" I even read it to my husband and he cracked up!!

  171. Samantha says:

    Such a cute activity!

    My guess… 67 pieces of yummy candy corn! 🙂

  172. Anonymous says:

    Wow. . . estimating is WAY harder when you can't tell how big/deep the dish is! I'm guessing 82? Thanks for the awesome ideas!

  173. erin says:

    My guess is 22!

    Your song made me laugh out loud! Too funny 🙂


  174. TeachinNV says:

    Cute lesson!

    I'm going to guess that there's 47 candies.


  175. alison says:

    This might just be the cutest idea I've ever seen!!! My guess is 66 and I'm sharing this link on my blog! Thank you!

  176. Ms. Rachel says:

    I guess 39 candy corns!

  177. Sarah says:

    My guess is 44 pieces! I think I may just have to go out and get a bag.. Have you tried the chocolate raspberry ones? OHH YUM!

  178. Kiersten says:

    another adorable unit 🙂 i particularly enjoyed your tribute to the intruder song!!! W/in line 2 I caught on…i literally l.o.l'ed!! and yes, my fiance asked what i was giggling about 🙂

    so to answer your question…my prediction is 46 pieces of yummy, delicious candy corn 🙂

  179. Ldaniels says:

    I think 31! Very cute activity!

  180. Mrs. Saoud says:

    I'm going to guess 35. Fingers crossed. We are working on a candy corn theme unit. Regardless of a win…It's sold.


  181. Michelle says:

    My guess is 67 pieces! Such a cute activity! 🙂

  182. Jennifer says:

    Imma sayyyyyyyy, 48 candy corns!

  183. Mrs. Hall says:

    I've tried once but I've not seen it posted so I'll try again. I guess around 84

  184. Mrs. B says:

    The Candy Corn bandit is adorable! My guess is 43.

  185. Kinderpond says:

    I guess 56 lol my husband's college football number! lol


  186. Danielle G says:

    My guess is 46!

  187. Rachel Moore says:

    53 pieces I do believe 😉

  188. Ashley Knaffle says:

    Hi. Heart your blog! My guess is 42!


  189. says:

    Soooo cute! My guess is 59. Love this activity!!

  190. Anonymous says:


    jennifer, from aslabama

  191. Katie F. says:

    I would like to guess 42. Thank you!

  192. aware says:

    My guess is 47 🙂

  193. mrszimm says:

    I think your parody of the bed intruder is funny. It made me giggle. 🙂

    I guess 42 pieces of candy corn.

    Thanks for sharing your cuteness!

  194. Katie Bauter says:

    39 pieces is my guess.

  195. Melissa says:

    What a cute little lesson! I guess 37.

  196. Elizabeth says:

    My guess is 43! Fingers crossed!

    This activity sounds adorable. My class would love it!

  197. Alex says:

    I'll guess 33! Too cute! 🙂

  198. Alex says:

    Not sure if my guess made it through! I'll guess 33 🙂

  199. Traci says:

    Love it! Bought it!
    Thanks Abby!

    Traci @ Dragonflies in First

  200. melissa says:

    I say 38!
    Cute idea!

  201. Anonymous says:

    I think 32!


  202. Cait22 says:

    So cute!!
    My guess is 48 pieces 🙂

  203. SAS says:

    Crack me up. I totally caught on to the song! 🙂 What a cute activity! It's fall break and I'm not even sure what date today is, so I may be late but I'm gonna guess 42.

  204. Cherit says:

    61…great lesson!

  205. Jenn says:

    I guess 48. Candy corn/peanut combo is divine!

  206. I just bought this unit from your TPT store, and I am SOOO excited to use it! We have a short week this week due to our wopping 2 day fall break, so we are doing all fun stuff! This will give me the perfect opportunity to use this unit AND review on making predictions!! Thanks so much for sharing!

  207. Ashleigh Brown says:

    I guess 45.

  208. Kelly says:

    Just precious!
    31 pieces, since you started with 35 and just had to eat a couple!


  209. ReddB33 says:

    I love it!

    My guess is 51 candy corn pieces!


  210. Jenn Bates says:

    Oh Man! I was offline this weekend and missed a chance to win this! Looks SOOOO cute! You had me laughing with your version of the Bed Intruder!! How the heck do you have time to make all these adorable things AND photograph them stylishly-yes, I noticed Beck's handsome face, the spiderweb tablecloth, mini pumpkins, etc! My kids are 9 & 11 and I feel so worn out trying to keep up with everything. I don't know how you do it with a little guy. You are one talented lady!
    Finally in First

  211. LeeAnne says:

    So…I'm gonna need you to start teaching fifth grade next year, so that I can use all your fun ideas in my classroom without my kids thinking I'm a lunatic!

  212. Danielle says:

    I did this with my my kiddos on Monday and had a blast! They were just tickled and the secret is that I had JUST AS MUCH FUN AS THEY DID! Thanks for being so creative and sharing it! 🙂 You ROCK!

  213. 123barrels says:

    My guess is 44 pieces of candy.

  214. Cheryl says:

    My guess would be 39 pieces. Love this idea! Thanks for sharing!

  215. My guess is 33! Love this activity!

  216. Mrs. S. says:

    Thanks for sharing! I needed this! My guess is 53.

  217. Mrs. S. says:

    Thanks for sharing! I needed this! My guess is 53.

  218. Meitson620 says:

    My guess is 32!


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