Homemade Halloween Treat Bags

Homemade Halloween treat bags are the simplest ways to make customized candy holders. Making trick or treat bags is also fun. You can personalize and customize them since you are creating them yourself!

Homemade trick or treat bags can be as simple or as complex as you’d like. It all depends on how much time and effort you want to spend on them. For some ideas on how to make a trick or treat bag, take a peek at these suggestions:

  • Pillow cases: Have an old pillow case lying around? Decorate it for Halloween! Pillow cases are wonderful treat bags because they have so much space for all the candy your child will want to collect. They are also fun to decorate because you can do anything from glue on some felt shapes with fabric glue to sew a face onto one with colored thread. Get creative!
  • Basket: All you need for this creation is a plain basket and some craft supplies like stickers, ribbon, cobwebs, and plastic spiders. Glue all of these items on however you please in order to create a creepy holder for your child’s Halloween candy.
  • Halloween character totes: Decorate large paper bags or cloth totes with the faces of different Halloween characters, such as black cats, witches and pumpkins. Use construction paper, fabric glue, paint, yarn or any other craft-making supply to create cute totes that your child is sure to love for his or her Halloween adventure.
  • Witches’ hat: If you have an extra witches’ hat lying around, turn it upside down and sew or glue on a strap (made of felt or sturdy string). This quick fix will turn a witches’ hat into a festive candy carrier in no time!
Each of these suggestions will require some DIY. If you’re short on time, you don’t need to worry—it’s all about how much time and effort you want to put into it. Simple treat bags, like the witches’ hat idea, are easy to make and still very creative.
If you do want to create complex designs, be sure to hit the craft supply store beforehand. Load up on felt, glue, glitter, paint, yarn, construction paper, and anything else you think you’ll need to create beautiful homemade treat bags. Happy trick-or-treating!
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