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Quick And Easy Pumpkin Treat Bag

Need a DIY easy pumpkin treat bag to give kids that come trick or treating that’s quick and easy to make? These are easy to make and practically free, other than the candy you’ll fill them with.

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We’ve come up with a great craft that will make the treats you give out one of a kind and make you that house that all the kids are talking about! Created this with a lunch sized brown bag, these treat bags are a great activity for you and your little one.

If you’re looking to make smaller treat bags, so you don’t give the neighborhood kids a sugar high just from your house, use these smaller bags instead.

Find out how to make this Halloween paper bag pumpkin craft below

Finished bag, after closing it with pipe cleaner

Pumpkin Treat Bag

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: free

These cute pumpkin treat bags will the the talk of town. Use the smaller brown bags, like the ones you get 5 cent candies in at the corner store!

Also, you can always create more than just pumpkins. Why not add in some ghosts and witches too! The whole neighborhood will be raving about your treats until next Halloween.


Step #1

Paint the entire paper bag orange and set it aside to dry.

Painting the paper bag orange

Step #2:

Take your green construction paper and cut out two leaves. Glue the two leaves together and set aside to dry.

Step #3:

Once the bag has dried, draw a jack o'lantern face on one side of it with your black marker or paint.

Draw a Jack o'lantern face

Step #4:

Fill the bag with your candies. Make sure to leave enough room to easily close the bag.

Fill treat bag with candy

Step #5:

Wrap the green pipe cleaner around the bag to close it and twirl the two ends of it. Glue the two green leaves by the pipe cleaner.

Finished bag, after closing it with pipe cleaner

Repeat this a bunch of times and give everyone a cute treat for Halloween.

This craft is perfect for your child to take to school and give to everyone in class. How fun! Everyone will be delighted with their new pumpkin bag and want to fill it with treats on Halloween night!

The hardest part is giving up your candy to share with your friends! Can you play a game and see who fills their new easy pumpkin paper bag with the most candy on Halloween night. 

Can you think of other paper bag Halloween crafts to make?

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Pumpkin treat bag filled with goodies


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