8 Halloween Treat Bags (Almost) as Exciting as the Candy Inside

Kid-friendly favors you can make yourself.


Monster Halloween Treat Bags

Photo by Design Eat Repeat

These cute favors, made from colorful bakery treat bags and plastic (or candy!) eyeballs, come together in just a few minutes. Use a black marker to draw a variety of expressions, then add gold paper clips to create hair or furrowed brows.

Photo and idea from Design Eat Repeat. Get instructions here.


Candy Corn Muslin Bags

Photo by Say Yes

This bold design may look complicated, but a few strips of tape ensure the kids will paint straight lines. Fill with an assortment of miniature treats, then pull the drawstring closed to form a candy-corn-shaped bag. 

Photo and idea from Say Yes. Get instructions here


Witch Broom Favors

Photo by Little Frills

Kids will love these broomstick treats, which are filled with packaged snacks and festive unsharpened pencils. Hand them out to Trick-or-Treaters, or bring them as favors to the kids’ classroom parties. 

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Boo! Bags

Photo by Say Yes

Teach the kids to sew with this step-by-step tutorial, in which two pieces of felt are sewed together into a pouch. A piece of natural rope makes for sturdy handles.

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Paper Treat Bags

Photo by Pixels and Glue

These cellophane bags provide a sneak peak of what’s inside—yummy gummy candy the kids are sure to love. Add a festive name card for a personalized touch. 

Photo and idea from Pixels & Glue. Get instructions here


Stenciled Treat Bags

Photo by Alice and Lois

Printable Halloween templates make these muslin bags a breeze. The kids can choose their favorite shape—bats, spiders, witches, etc.—then fill them with candy or an assortment of toys.

Photo and idea from Alice & Lois. Get instructions here.


Candy Corn Favor Pouches

Photo by Tell Love and Party

A fun alternative to a more traditional bag, these candy corn pouches will be be a hit. The candy corn itself is sewn snugly inside, but when you rip off the top, the treats come pouring out. 

Photo and idea from Tell Love and Party. Get instructions here


Glitter Jack O’Lantern Treat Bags

Photo by Crafts by Amanda

What’s a holiday craft without some glitter and puffy paint? These bags are more friendly than spooky, making them ideal for younger kids.

Photo and idea from Crafts by Amanda. Get instructions here