Scare up some fun with these Halloween treat bags and candy buckets
Using just a few odds and ends around the house and a bit of elbow grease, you can create your own pal to go trick-or-treating with—just like Dr. Frankenstein.
These Halloween treat bags and candy buckets are so cute you’ll have a hard time deciding which one to make. And they range from easy to more advanced, so you can craft these for your kids—or with your kids—to make their night of trick-or-treating frightfully fun.
Monster candy buckets
Crafter level: Easy
Time needed: 30 minutes
Made from empty paint cans, these Frankenstein’s Monsters have what it takes to help you carry your candy haul home and then guard it from thieving parents and siblings (grrr!). To bring them to life, download our monster candy bucket instructions.
No-sew ghost Halloween treat bag
Craft this easy ghost from an old pillowcase—no sewing required. He has a wide-open mouth ready for you to fill with Halloween candy—if you dare! To scare him up, download our no-sew ghost Halloween treat bag instructions.
Pumpkin & monster Halloween treat bags
Crafter level: Intermediate
Time needed: 1 hour
If you like to make things from scratch, a bit of sewing and creativity can make these treat bags one of a kind. Scary and silly, these wide-mouth guys are ready to gobble up all the treats in the neighborhood. Download the instructions for these Halloween treat bags here:
Pumpkin Halloween treat bag
Monster Halloween treat bag
Jeanne Field is a Hallmark editor who loves finding ways for her kids to get as messy crafting as she does.