Halloween treat bags come in many shapes and sizes to hold small and large amounts of candy during trick or treat. Through the years kids have used store bought pumpkins and tote bags, pillow cases, paper bags and other treat bags.
This year you can easily craft a bag to match a costume, make a stronger bag to hold more candy, or create a special bag for your little one to carry.
Treat bags can be sewn, knitted, crochet, made from paper, painted on existing tote bags and several other creative ideas. You can find a variety of ideas, free patterns and designs to create for bags here on the Joann website.
An easy way is to get a tote bag from the department or dollar store and decorate it yourself using fabric paints, stickers, glue or whatever you choose. This will be fun for the kids to help decorate their own unique bag for Halloween.
Using a paper bag kids and adults can decorate the bag using embellishments, cutouts, stickers and more items with Halloween themes. Add some decorative lettering and your bag is made quickly and easily!
If you know how to sew a bag is an easy pattern to make using Halloween fabric colors or themed fabrics. There are also several licensed fabrics that can match costumes such as Frozen, Spiderman, or your favorite superhero or princess.
Crochet or knit your Halloween treat bag in colors of orange, black, greens or your choice of yarn. Red Heart Reflective yarn is ideas for making a treat bag because of the ability of the yarn to light up even in the daylight making it easier for others to see the trick or treaters.
Buckets are also fun to decorate - using an ice cream bucket, clean it out and use black construction paper or brown paper bags and glue around the bucket. Decorate using stamps, lettering and stickers. Check out 15 bag and bucket ideas.
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