DIY Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags for Kids

Halloween is only a couple of weeks away. It is certainly time to start thinking of what your kids will carry that night to collect all of their treats. Plan early so you don’t just hurriedly hand them a plastic grocery bag. Send them out with something CUTE. Today I’ve gathered 5 DIY Halloween Trick-or-Treat bag ideas that you can easily make for {or with} your kids!

DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Tote Bags
/1/ Hand Print Ghosts Candy Bag – There’s something about a hand print {or a foot print} craft that gets me every time. This bag is no different. Your child will love smearing wet paint all over his hand and then pressing it to the bag to create his very own ghosts. Then, you can personalize it for even more fun!

DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Tote - Monster themed bag
/2/ Little Monster Trick-or-Treat Tote – With only a few pieces of felt and a little time, you can have a Little Monster tote of your very own.

DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Tote Tutorial - Easy sew trick or treat bag
/3/ Halloween Trick-or-Treat Tote – Looking for a bag that may withstand a few years of Trick-or-Treating?? This machine sewn tote may be for you. The top opens wide for your child to collect candy. Once the handles are brought together the candy is secure inside.

 

DIY Halloween Trick or Treat bag - Child decorated bag
/4/ Recycled Halloween Treat Bag – Looking to teach the kids the beauty of recycling? Find a paper bag with handles and use any {and ALL} art mediums to decorate it! That’s one less bag in our landfills.

DIY Rit Dye Trick-or-Treat bag - Pillow case turned candy-corn colors!
/5/ Tie Dyed Halloween Pillowcase – Remember when you were a kid you carried a pillowcase around the neighborhood to collect your loot? The bigger the bag, the more treats, so we all thought. Kids today don’t think much differently. Grab a white pillowcase from the linen closet and get to tie-dying!! {another blast from the past activity!}

Tell us, what will your children be dressing up as for Halloween? Will you make them a coordinating tote to collect their treats? Or, will you craft one of the spooky ones above?? We’d love for you to let us know on our Facebook page or in the comments below!

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About Melissa Hillier

Melissa lives in Florida with her husband and five kiddos. She writes about her family life at jonahbonah. When she isn’t chasing children you can find her behind her sewing machine or her camera. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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