DIY Trick or Treat Bag Ideas

Creative DIY Trick or Treat Bag Ideas for Halloween

Part of our matching DIY family Halloween costumes is of course, the matching trick or treat pails and bags. I may even love making them more than the actual costume. I’ve made some fun ones over the years and wanted to share them all in one place. In this article you will not only find DIY trick or treat bag ideas, but the full tutorials and videos that go with them. I hope you enjoy this great Halloween round up!

Easy Felt and Canvas Trick or Treat Bag Ideas

These bags are great because they are very inexpensive to make. I bought these white canvas bags at Hobby Lobby for about $2.50 each and felt pieces are only about $.49 apiece.

Cruella de Vil Halloween Costume & Dalmation Bag DIY

Dog Trick or Treat Bag

I made this bag to look like a Dalmatian puppy for my daughter’s Cruella de Vil costume, but you can use this idea to represent any animal you choose.

Get the Full Tutorial: 101 DALMATIANS TRICK OR TREAT BAG

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Best Queen of Hearts Kids Costume

Playing Card Trick or Treat Bag

This Queen of Hearts card canvas bag was made to match of course, my oldest daughter’s Queen of Hearts kid’s costume.

Get the Full Tutorial: QUEEN OF HEARTS GUARDS TRICK OR TREAT BAG

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Upcycled Plastic Pumpkins

Upcycling those $.99 plastic pumpkins is great because 1) they are cheap, 2) they are light weight, and 3) they are the perfect size and fit a lot of candy.

Cousin Itt Trick or Treat Pail

This may be one of the most popular and most copied Halloween post I have ever written! This cute Cousin Itt was perfect for my daughter’s Wednesday Addams costume.

Get the Full Tutorial: COUSIN IT DIY TRICK OR TREAT PAIL

 

Day of the Dead Paper Mache Halloween Bucket

I made this trick or treat pail for my best friend’s daughter. All you need is newspapers, paint, and markers.

Get the Full Tutorial: DAY OF THE DEAD PAPER MACHE TRICK OR TREAT PAIL

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Easy Mummy Halloween Bucket

This may be the oldest trick or treat pail tutorial on my blog, but it’s fun and simple, and can go with any Halloween costume.

Get the Full Tutorial: PLASTIC TRICK OR TREAT PUMPKIN MUMMY

 

Clever Character Trick or Treat Pail Ideas

The next few ideas were made specifically to match a character.

Roz Monsters Inc Trick or Treat Pail Halloween

 

Roz from Monster’s Inc

You can’t help but hear Roz’s distinct voice when looking at this trick or treat pail. Her head was the perfect shape to mold into a trick or treat pail!

Get the Full Tutorial: MONSTERS INC ROZ TRICK OR TREAT PAIL

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Little Mikey from Monster’s Inc.

One of my all-time favorites, Little Mikey cannot be confused with anything else! It was perfect for my daughter’s Boo Costume.

Get the Full Tutorial: LITTLE MIKEY AND BOO MONSTERS INC COSTUME

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Scrump and 626 from Lilo and Stitch

Make these adorable Scrump doll and 626 experiment pod trick or treat pails for Lilo and Stitch costumes.

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Rocky and Bullwinkle and Boris and Natasha

Rocky and Bullwinkle Themed Trick or Treat Bags

This video tutorial is a two in one. I used a canvas bag to make a wanted poster for my daughter’s Rocky costume and I upcycled a plastic pumpkin to make a bomb to go with my other daughter’s Bullwinkle costume. These also have free printables linked in the blog post below.

Get the Full Tutorial: ROCKY AND BULLWINKLE TRICK OR TREAT PAILS

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