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Handmade Halloween Treats

This year we made each girl’s class a special treat. We use a template for tiny little boxes/bags and then put some candy inside!

These cute little templates were downloaded from craftjr.com

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37 Responses to “Handmade Halloween Treats”

  1. Paula C. says:

    These are really cute, you did a wonderful job!

  2. trishden says:

    Wow someone was sure busy. These look really cute, I’m sure the kids will love it.

  3. Rachel B. says:

    Love these! So crafty.

  4. SO cute! I love this idea, so much better than just handing out candy!

  5. Jill says:

    Kids just love getting their own personalized gifts and these little carriers are super creative. You can also fill them with pretzels, erasers, stickers, pencils, etc, and just a teeny tiny bit of candy. Mine aren’t as cute as this, but I do like making personalized bags to make the kids feel special.

  6. Jacqueline says:

    These are really nice. I know teachers really appreciate parents that help out and do fun things like this for their class rooms.

  7. Tamara B. says:

    Those are really adorable! You did a fantastic job!

  8. XmasDolly says:

    What a wonderful idea! I’m going to have to remember that one for at least the special kids in my neighborhood. Oh goodness, they’re all special. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Sharon says:

    Such a wonderful idea! I’ve never heard of craftjr.com, but I just visited the site and found all kinds of cute, clever, and fun ideas. Thanks for sharing!

  10. alissa apel says:

    That’s fun! I sure the classmates love getting one!

  11. That’s a great idea! My grands would love those.

  12. JC says:

    I love what you did. How fun to receive those cute little gifts. Great job!

  13. ellen says:

    Very cute idea and love the little bags 🙂

  14. wow – you must have a lot of time!!! So nice! I think I’m too lazy hee hee – no really – just no time!

  15. Oh my gosh, these are so cute! thanks for the link to the template!

  16. Judith says:

    you are creative I am envious

  17. Katy M says:

    Those are simply adorable! Way to make your little girl feel awesome about sharing! 🙂

  18. nan says:

    really cute boxes, my sons class had a party and at first we were asked to bring things in and then due to so many allergies we were told not to.

  19. Those are too cute! I like doing gifts in a jar, like cupcakes with all the dry ingredients layered and a card with recipe instructions!

  20. momznite says:

    Love the presentation! I wonder if you will do something similar for Valentines Day.
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  21. Viva says:

    These are great, I will have to check out that site.

  22. Those are really cute. You put so much into it. I am sure the kids all loved them.

  23. evelyn goettner says:

    These are adorable!! I’m going to have to try this for goody bags for my sons birthday party.

  24. Sheila says:

    Oooo! This is wonderful~! I’m so glad to see that other people were creative on Halloween. We made goodie bags filled with candy and little toys to hand out to the tricker treaters (although there weren’t that many this year).

  25. Doreen Riopel says:

    Very sweet!! 🙂 You are certainily crafty and patient.

  26. diane says:

    These are sooooo cute. You’re making miss the days when they still had the classroom parties. Ours are in middle / high school now.

  27. W Wangen says:

    I am envious! I wish I still had the time to do those projects. We did a similar one for my daughter’s birthday, but as a purse. I put out lots of jewels, sequins, ribbons and bling for them to decorate how they wanted and that was their prize bag for all the games we played. I had to enlarge the pattern but it worked great!

  28. Debra B says:

    What a great idea and so creative too, I loved it when my kids were in school and a parent went through all the work and effort and did something like this, besides I think the kids preferred it too over mass produced store bought things, I know I would of loved to receive a gift like this that was made from the heart, & it really shows how much the parents care to be involved in their child’s school activities homemade gifts might take alot of work (& money) but its these kinds of gestures that help children feel secure & loved when they know their parents are making them a priority. It really is very thoughtful gift idea and thanks for the tips

  29. Hachi says:

    How cute & fun! The kids must have loved them~

  30. Melanie says:

    You did a great job! I am going to borrow your idea for Christmas treats. My girls will enjoy helping me. Thanks for sharing about craftjr. I had never heard of it.

  31. Melanie says:

    You did a great job! I am going to borrow your idea for Christmas treats. My girls will enjoy helping me. Thanks for sharing about craftjr.

  32. Eileen says:

    I always am overwhelmed with my kids wanting to so those ‘magazine” cute treats for others…but now my youngest is 11 and am really gonna miss that. I love this idea as one of my daughter’s b-days is the week before Halloween and these would make great party favors!

  33. Sarah L says:

    That really makes it special. Hope it was fun to make.

  34. Heather H. says:

    These are perfect and seems so easy to make and great to get your kids involved too. Thanks for the suggestion.

  35. Betty N says:

    How nice for you to make them for the whole class; they are so cute!

  36. wonderingmom says:

    these are very nice ^^.. I can also make one of these as birthday loot bags or any occasion for that matter. thanks for sharing the site, I will check for more designs.

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