Fun Non Candy Halloween Treats to Make Today

I love fall and Halloween. I enjoy watching the leaves change colors on the trees and I love the way the local farms decorate with hay bales, scarecrows and piles of pumpkins. The air gets a little bit more crisp and you can smell the change of the seasons. As much as I enjoy Halloween, I am really more into the pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns than I am the witches and vampires. I like cute Halloween decorations and avoid the really scary ones. Product has been provided for this post. This post contains affiliate links.

Non candy Halloween treats to make

Fun Non Candy Halloween Treats to Make

Of course, if you ask the kids, they’ll tell you that their favorite part of Halloween is the candy.  They bring home so much of it that I have been trying to think of some fun non candy Halloween treats. They only need so much candy and I know that I certainly don’t want it in the house tempting me.  I found this really cute Punkin’ Treat Pouch craft in Felt-o-ween: 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween.  There are lots of cute Halloween projects you can make from felt in this book.

These Punkin’ Treat Pouches are very easy to make and require only a few simple craft supplies.

Non candy Halloween treats to make

Materials:

  • Sheets of orange, black and green felt. However many you need to satisfy the number of trick or treaters you get at your house.
  • Yellow and black embroidery floss
  • Scissors
  • Fun things to stuff into the pouches – stickers, Boogie Wipes, mini pens, spider rings, lip balm, etc. If you want to add a small piece of candy, you can certainly do that too.

Directions:

  • Trace the circles making them large enough to accommodate whatever you want them to hold. There is a template in the book or just make a circle yourself.
  • Cut out one front and two backs. The front is a full circle. The back is a circle cut in half (both pieces).
  • Cut out the stem from green felt.
  • Cut out the eyes, nose and mouth from black felt.
  • Stitch the black face pieces onto the front of the full orange circle using black embroidery floss.

Non candy Halloween treats to make

  • Place the pumpkin face down and place the two half pieces on the back so that they line up and the center edges overlap slightly.
  • Place the stem piece in between the front and back pieces at the top of the pumpkin.
  • Pin the layers in place and stitch around the pumpkin using 6 strands of yellow embroidery floss. Make sure you stitch the stem in place.
  • Fill the pouch with treats.

Non candy Halloween treats to make


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Comments

  1. I don’t know if I would put anything in them. They are darling just as they are and would love great as decorations scattered throughout the house.

  2. I would probably put some stickers and small toys in them. 

  3. I’d put stickers and smarties in mine. How cute are these!

  4. These are adorable!!! I think anything from the dollar store would be perfect for inside – love it!!

  5. These are so cute! I pinned them, too! Thanks!

  6. love the whole idea.  i want to do this.

  7. It is adorable by itself already. I possibly would make some for my kids’ goodies’ bags for schoolmates this year. It is a lovely idea.

  8. Temporary tatoos

  9. Marci Wright says:

    I would probably put in some sticks & maybe  some small pieces of candy. 

  10. I would put some stickers and some spider rings in them!

  11. I would keep it candy=free and put mini orange popcorn balls to give to classmates!

  12. These are really cute, I don’t know what will put there. Thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop. Pinning

  13. I love this craft – so easy, fun, and versatile! I could totally get my kids involved in this, and they’d love this. And I agree – I’m more into the cute side of Halloween, not the scary!

  14. What a cute idea! I prefer cute to spooky, too! Very nice, thank you.

  15. I would put temporary tattoos, and stickers in them!

  16. Daniel Scott says:

    I would put pretzels in the pouches.

  17. I would stuff them and use them as decoration!

  18. These are adorable and easy to make!  I am a huge fan of non candy treats and this is a great way to share those Boogie Wipes!

  19. Very cute idea!  Have to share this with my daughter.

  20. I like this healthy option! And it is so cute- kids will love it 🙂
    I would love if you share it with my fall themed party Big Autumn Bash:
    http://milaslittlethings.com/2014/10/big-autumn-bash-the-link-party.html

    xx
    Mila
    milaslittlethings.com
    milawayable@gmail.com

  21. What a great idea! Have you seen the Turquoise Pumpkin Project info floating around the web? Basically, you paint a pumpkin turquoise, put it on your porch, and that signals families with food allergies or other health concerns that you have non-food treats available at your house. These would be so great for something like that!

  22. They’re amazing – I love how you added the Boogie Wipes too 🙂

  23. Thank you so much for linking up with Big Autumn Bash ! 🙂
    xx
    Mila
    milaslittlethings.com
    milawayable@gmail.com

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