The how many candies are in the jar game is perfect for any occasion – and with our free printable signs and cards it’s so easy to set up and play!

Guess how many signs and cards fanned out

Have fun!

How to Play

  1. Fill the jar with candy – don’t forget to count it first!
  2. Put the jar of candy on display with the Guess How Many sign and cards for participants to write their name and best guess.
  3. The host or hostess
  4. The person with the closest guess wins.

If you are giving out prizes, you can give the winner the jar of candy!

guess how many in the jar sign with a mason jar of hersheys kisses, pens and cards for making guesses

What You Need

  • Candy jar or quart sized mason jar
  • Enough candies to fill the jar
  • Printed Guess-How-Many sign
  • Printed Guess How Many cards and pens
  • Something to collect the guess cards in
guess how many in the jar sign with a mason jar of candy corns, pens and cards for making guesses

Don’t forget to count the number of candies – if you have a super competitive crowd, you may have to count them together!

How Many In The Jar Guessing Game is great for:

  • baby shower
  • bridal shower
  • family night
  • holiday party
  • birthday party
  • rainy day at home

BEST Candies For The Guess How Many In The Jar Game

  1. M&M’s
  2. Jelly beans
  3. Candy corns
  4. Gummi bears
  5. Hershey’s kisses
  6. Sweet Tarts
  7. Gumballs

Fun Fact

The first recorded guess how many game was in 499 AD, when a monk in China attempted to guess the number of grains of sand in a large jar. He guessed correctly, and the game has been played ever since.

Get Creative with the Guess how many game

You aren’t limited to using candy in the jar. Pennies or loose change, peanuts, toothpicks, nuts (the kind that go with bolts), or any collection of small items that fit in a jar.

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