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DIY Pumpkin and Ghost Halloween Favor Tag - mini pumpkin with tag

DIY Pumpkin and Ghost Halloween Favor TagThere are endless possibilities when decorating tags. Here is another cute Halloween themed tag I made using regular craft supplies you probably already have at home!

 

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor Tag - attach to mini Halloween notepad

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor TagHaving a tag lever punch is very versatile and could be used year-round. You can find this puncher at your local arts and crafts store. You can save money on this when there is a 50 or 60% off coupon!

 

Making a Halloween Fruit Display - plate of decorated fruit

Making a Halloween Fruit DisplayHere is a cute and super simple way to display your fruit for the Halloween season. All you need are some fruits, mini chocolate chips, and black tape. These would be cute for a party or a packed lunch.

 

Paper Coffin Treat Boxes - open coffin with candy and other Halloween decorations

Paper Coffin Treat BoxesYou can make these cute little coffins out of craft paper and decorate them how you please. I fill them up with candy to hand out to my friends for Halloween. Trick or treat at any age!

 

Melted Crayon as Halloween Favors - crayon shape, black spider and two decorative pumpkins

Melted Crayons as Halloween FavorsThese melted crayon Halloween favors are perfect to give as Halloween kids' party favors, for school, make for your kids, or to give to trick or treaters!

 

You're My Boo Card - finished card

Making a 'You're My Boo' Halloween CardMy friends and I call each other "boo" as terms of endearment. It's said that it's derived from the French word, "beau". I thought it would be cute to make them cards for Halloween featuring loving ghosts saying, "You're my boo!" Get it? Boo! This is easy to make and great for close friends or other halves.

 

Spooky Halloween Worm Brownies - 4 worm brownies on a red plate

Spooky Halloween Worm BrowniesThese Halloween brownies are easy to decorate and are perfect for any Halloween gathering. The cyclops gummy worms look like they are going to slither right on out of the brownie and are sure to excite young and old alike.

 

Two tween girls trick or treating.

Tween Halloween Costume IdeasTweens (ages 10-12) are generally looking for a fun or creative costume that shows off their personality. Many traditional costumes are considered too childish but they are not yet ready for grown up fare, if it is too scary or "sexy". Here is some advice to help your tween choose what to wear this Halloween.

 

Green Apple Monsters - 4 apple monsters including two with jam instead of peanut butter

Green Apple MonstersAren't these little monsters adorable? They're mostly fruit, so you won't feel too bad munching on them. Play around with their teeth and eye spacing to give them each some character. After slicing the apples, this would be a great edible craft for kids. Have fun!

 

Halloween Explosion Card - open card

Halloween Explosion CardHalloween is just some weeks away and maybe you are preparing for a Halloween party. Here's a simple card craft you can make as either an invitation or a greeting card.

 

Apple marshmallow Smiles

Apple SmilesThese are tasty apple snacks that look like smiling mouths. They are so easy to make, kids will have fun assembling them... and devouring them!

 

A finished Halloween card with a decorative pumpkin silhouette.

Silhouette Pumpkin Halloween CardThis would make a cute Happy Halloween greeting card to a teacher. It is an easy to make card, and I was able to recycle a piece of cardboard packaging, a magazine, plus all the ribbon sticker was from last year's Michael's Grab Bag.

 

Halloween "Trick or Treat" Card - two variations of the card

Halloween "Trick or Treat" CardI just love smiling ghosts, as opposed to creepy grumpy ones! :D They are so cute, and have been an icon for Halloween for decades. You can make this vertical-standing card if you don't have a ghost stamp like I used here. I've attached a ghost and "trick or treat" wording print-out if you'd like to use them.

 

"Handy" Snacks - finished snack hand in cup

"Handy" SnacksThis "handy" snack was always my mum's lovely way of trying to give us something healthier than candy on Halloween. It is cute in a spooky way, and that always makes up for the lack of chocolate. Okay, part of the time!

 

Halloween Rice Balls - decorated rice ball shapes

Halloween Rice BallsI love making Japanese rice balls (Onigiri). In Japan, it's very popular to go all out decorating rice balls any time of year. Over here, I do it more for Halloween. Enjoy this edible craft!

 

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Golden Girl Beneath My Skin Costume - final view of makeup

Golden Girl Beneath My Skin CostumeI've seen a lot of creepy, gory costumes using a zipper and special effects kits to make people look like they have zombies underneath their unzipped skin. My costume this year is a take on that, but showing that under my skin, I am a girl made of gold.

 

A spooky spider pizza, decorated with spider olives and a ranch web.

Spooky Spider PizzaThis pizza is super easy to make for Halloween. I love the contrast of colours from the pizza, the web made from ranch dressing, and the spiders made of olives. Oh, and it's super yummy, too!

 

3 juice boxes wrapped to look like mummies.

Halloween Mummy Juice BoxMake lunches more fun with these cute mummy juice boxes! These are also great for a kid's Halloween party. They are quick and simple to make.

 

Three kids wearing cute costumes.

Game Ideas for a Church Halloween PartyHave some spooky fun at your church this Halloween. These game ideas for a church Halloween party are sure to be a hit.

 

boy dressed as a truck

Halloween Log Truck CostumeWhile unconventional, a log truck can make a fantastic Halloween costume. Check out this Halloween log truck costume for you or your child.

 

A decorated pumpkin centerpiece.

Halloween Centerpiece IdeasHalloween is a fun time for displaying homemade decorations including a centerpiece for a party or family meal. This is guide contains Halloween centerpiece ideas.

 

Tootsie Roll spider.

Spider Tootsie Roll PopsSpider treats are always a hit for Halloween. Make some spider Tootsie Roll Pops for your favorite little monsters this Halloween.

 

Spooky Eyes Nail Art

Spooky Eyes Nail ArtCreate spooky, googly eyes designs with nail polish to show your Halloween spirit. This page shows you how to paint spooky googly eyes on your toes.

 

Pumpkin Golf

Making a Pumpkin Golf GameThis is a page about making a pumpkin golf game. Start with a foam pumpkin and you too can make this fun variation on miniature golf.

 

someone play golf

Pumpkin GolfHere is a great game for a school Halloween party! Kids are sure to love this version of miniature golf.

 

Faux Books for Halloween

Faux Books for HalloweenI wanted a stack of old books as a prop with my Halloween decorations, but all of the ones I found were too expensive. Then I saw these at the craft store, they are actually boxes. They are perfect and easily customizable.

 

Skeleton Banquet

Skeleton BanquetOur neighbor creates unique Halloween decorations every year. This year's is really unique! We won't be going to their house for dinner anytime soon!

 

candy wrapped in orange plastic

Halloween Candy CraftThis treat is a piece of candy, preferably square in shape, wrapped and decorated. These can be used as favors for a Halloween or fall harvest party.

 

Spooky Halloween Lunch

Spooky Halloween Lunch IdeasThis is a page about spooky Halloween lunch ideas. Preparing a special Halloween lunch can bring smiles to your family and friends.

 

Tuna Can Trick-Or-Treat Bucket

Tuna Can Trick-Or-Treat BucketMy toddler was a kitty for Halloween, so I decided to make him a "tuna can" treat bucket!

 

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Cat Food Trick-or-Treat Bag

Cat Food Trick-or-Treat BagMy daughter went as a kitty for Halloween this year. I wanted to make has a coordinating trick-or-treat bag, so I made her this quick and easy "cat food" bag!

 

Spider Web Game

Spider Web GameOur kids went to a Halloween party last week and this is one of the games they played. There was a spider web on the floor, made with tape. The spiders were made out of egg carton cups, with chenille stick legs, and googley eyes. The spiders were spread out around the web.

 

woman in costume

Red Riding Hood the Wolf SlayerHere's a twist on the usual Little Red Riding Hood. Just add an axe and a piece of fur to your picnic basket and you go on to tell a whole continuation story of what happened in the woods.

 

A Halloween decoration with a jack 'o lantern

Ode to Halloween MemoriesI love my homespun but magical Halloween memories and hope that the kids still enjoy it as much as we did as children. I also hope you recognized some of our old candy treats in this post!

 

dog in Halloween costume

Lilly the Little Chihuahua Biker BabeAll the kids in the neighborhood love to come see Lily at Halloween! She has many outfits for the holidays, but seeing all the little ones ring the bell gives her great joy. Her sister Dicey doesn't do costumes, but loves the candy!

 

finished potato pumpkins

Halloween Potato PumpkinsHalloween is coming. This is a fun recipe/craft to make with some ingredients you've already got laying around the kitchen. They're so cute to look at and a treat to eat! I used potatoes but you can use a mix with sweet potatoes, too, for added colour.

 

Pill Bottle Pumpkins

Pill Bottle PumpkinsThese pill bottle pumpkins make perfect little treat holders! They make great gifts or party favors.

 

Making Batty Pudding Cups

Making Batty Pudding CupsHalloween is the perfect holiday for making cute party snacks and treats. This is a page about making batty pudding cups.

 

Batty Pudding Cup

Batty Pudding CupsThese batty pudding cups are perfect for a school party or your child's lunch!

 

Spooky Halloween Lunch

Spooky Halloween LunchMy daughter requested that her dad make her a spooky lunch so he happily obliged. While maybe not the healthiest lunch ever made, it was really fun and a perfect treat for Halloween!

 

two black cat pumpkins made from a smaller carved face pumpkin on top of a larger one

Scaredy Cats PumpkinsPumpkin decoration of my favorite subjects - cats!

 

cropped witch brooms

String Cheese Witch BroomsIn an effort to offer multiple healthy treats at my daughter's Halloween party, we set up a station to make string cheese witch brooms. We set out a bowl of stick pretzels, a plate of string cheese and plastic knives for them to cut the broom bristles. These are easy enough for even younger kids to make. :)

 

caramel apple dipper

Caramel Apple DippersWe had a caramel apple dipper station at my daughter's Halloween party. We put pre-cut apple slices onto cookie sticks, then the kids could dip the apples into tubs of caramel and decorate them with sprinkles. It was a fun alternative to a them eating a full caramel apple, but just as yummy!

 

bag of oranges

Mandarin Orange Jack-O'-LanternsI recently helped organize a classroom party for my daughter. We need to have multiple activity stations to keep the kids busy. One of the stations was a table where kids could pick a mandarin orange and use markers....

 

painted pumpkin 3

Painting Mini PumpkinsPainting mini pumpkins is a great activity to keep kids busy at their Halloween party. The mini pumpkins work well for keeping the project quick and they are inexpensive. We provided paints and glitter.

 

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Poke-A-Pumpkin Game

Poke-A-Pumpkin GamePoke-a-pumpkin is an easy to play game that is fun for all ages. There are endless possibilities for prizes and treats that could be tucked inside too!

 

goofy pumpkin with a tongue hanging out

Making Your Jack-O'-Lanterns 3-DWhen carving that face into your pumpkin this year, why not give it a 3-D effect. Use the pieces that you remove to create a tongue, ears, or even a ponytail.

 

Spider Cookie Dough Truffles

Spider Cookie Dough TrufflesThese delicious no bake cookie dough truffles include mini chocolate chips. I decided to serve them as a dessert for Halloween. YUM!

 

Mason Jar Jack-O-Lanterns

Mason Jar Jack-O'-LanternsUse a few old Mason jars to make some cute glowing jack-o'-lanterns that you can use year after year. They make awesome decorations on a table or in a window.

 

Graveyard Brownies

Graveyard BrowniesThese brownies are the perfect dish to bring to a Halloween party.

 

Jack-O-Lantern Planter

Jack-O'-Lantern PlanterHere is a fun twist on the classic jack-o-lantern. The perfect fall project for a gardener.

 

Mandarin Orange Pumpkin

Mandarin Orange PumpkinPeel a Cutie mandarin orange, then stick a sprig of cilantro (or parsley) into the center. It's an instant pumpkin. :) My daughter made this at dinner the other night and I think it would be perfect around Halloween as a non-sugary treat or as a decoration for a meal in the fall.

 

Jack-O-Lantern Oranges

Jack-O'-Lantern OrangesWatch this video and discover how easy it is to make these cute Jack-o'-lantern oranges! These are great to put kids lunches or have as an after school snack.

 

Happy Halloween spelled out with cut paper.

35+ Great Halloween CraftsHere are tons of great recycled or easy crafts to get you ready for Halloween. Whether you are making them with your kids or to decorate your adult costume party, there are crafts for every skill level.

 

Journalist and Secretary

Journalist Costume for PhotographerThis Halloween, my photographer husband and I attended two costume parties. He wanted to be able to take pictures at both events so we needed to find a costume that allowed him to incorporate his camera.

 

cheese ball in jar

Cheese Ball Pumpkin JarA quick way to dress up your snack table at a Halloween party is to make a cheese ball pumpkin jar.

 

jack o lantern planter 2

Jack-O'-Lantern PlanterThis jack-o'-lantern planter is a fun variation on an old tradition!

 

tootsie roll tree

Graveyard BrowniesIf you are looking for a spooky treat for your Halloween party, these brownies are perfect!

 

finished monster mouth

Scary Apple Monster MouthsOur daughter made these scary apple monster mouths for school and she wanted to make them again at home. They are fun to make and even more fun to eat!

 

paper plate ghost on wall

Easy Paper Plate GhostsThese paper plate ghosts are easy to make with your kids and are a quick craft for Halloween.

 

upclose banana ghosts

Banana GhostsThese spooky bananas are super tasty and are a quick, healthy Halloween treat to make!

 

pumpkin orange

Pumpkin OrangesThese pumpkin oranges make a great healthy treat for Halloween and they are easy to put together!

 

three oranges

Jack-O'-Lantern OrangesThese jack-o'-lantern oranges are the perfect healthy treat for Halloween. They are easy to make and super cute!

 

jello jack o lantern cups

Jello Jack-O'-Lantern CupsThese jack-o'-lantern Jello cups are easy to make and perfect for a Halloween party!

 

Wiggly Bat Headband

Wiggly Bat HeadbandThese fun wiggly headbands can be made with any toppers. They would be a great craft to make at a Halloween party.

 

doughnuts in krispy kreme box 1

Krispy Kreme Monster DoughnutsThese monster doughnuts make a great treat to bring to a school Halloween party. Grab as many dozen doughnuts as you need, some plastic vampire teeth, and some chocolate chips.

 

broom sticks standing on plate

String Cheese Witch BroomsIf you are looking for a more nutritious Halloween treat, give these string cheese witch brooms a try!

 

Jack-O-Lantern Snack Bags

Jack-O'-Lantern Snack BagsThese jack-o'-lantern snack bags are quick to make and would be great for a party or packed in school lunches.

 

pretzel treats in cup 2

Halloween Pretzel TreatsThese fun pretzel treats are easy to make and are the perfect combination of salty and sweet.

 

three jack o lantern cups 1

Jack-O'-Lantern Fruit CupsDress up those mandarin orange fruit cups by turning them into jack-o-lanterns.

 

spooky glowing eyes

Spooky Toilet Paper Tube EyesThese spooky glowing eyes are a super easy decoration that you can use in your yard or in your house for Halloween.

 

mummy pringles can 2

Mummy Pringles CanThese quick and easy Mummy Pringles Cans are a great way to "dress up" some snacks for your Halloween party!

 

Frankenstein pudding cup

Frankenstein Pudding CupsThese Frankenstein pudding cups are an easy Halloween treat that kids will love!

 

plate of monster doughnuts 2

Monster DoughnutsIf you are looking for a quick and inexpensive treat, give these monster doughnuts a try! They are perfect for a Halloween party or as a classroom treat!

 

finished broom

Homemade Witch BroomMy daughter wanted to be a witch for Halloween this year and wanted a broom for her costume. The broom I made was easy to make and can be easily customized to match any witch costume.

 

ice cubes in orange soda

Spider Ring Ice CubesPlace a spider ring into each space in the ice cube tray. Fill with water and freeze until solid. Add to your favorite beverage. They are sure to scare your Halloween party guests.

 

mummy enchilada on plate

Mummy EnchiladasThese creamy "mummy" enchiladas are perfect for dinner on Halloween!

 

Cracked Porcelain Doll Costume

Cracked Porcelain Doll CostumeI had the opportunity to dress up two days in a row for costume parties this year. I chose to be a cracked porcelain doll out of items I already had in my closet. Here are pictures of my makeup both nights.

 

finished layered dip

Spider Web Layered Taco DipLayered taco dip is easy to make and is a great snack to serve at a party. This spooky version is perfect for Halloween!

 

Rice Krispy Pumpkin

Making Rice Krispy PumpkinsThis is a page about making rice krispy pumpkins. Rice krispy treats are always a hit; make pumpkin shaped ones for the fall holidays.

 

finished pumpkins 2

Rice Krispy PumpkinsIf you like rice krispy treats, then you will love these adorable and yummy pumpkins!

 

single pretzel pumpkin

Pretzel PumpkinsThese pretzel pumpkins have the perfect combination of salty and sweet. They are a great treat for your next Halloween party.

 

finished apple mouths 2

Apple Monster MouthsThese treats are a little more healthy than most, but are sure to fit right in with other spooky treats at your Halloween party.

 

finished band aids

Gruesome Band-Aid CookiesThese gruesome cookies are sure to creep out your party guests. If they are brave enough to try one they are sure to love them.

 

A napkin ring made from plastic vampire teeth.

Vampire Teeth Napkin RingsThese napkin rings are perfect for your Halloween party. Simply roll up a napkin and slip a pair of plastic vampire teeth onto the napkin.

 

finished bottle

Jack-O'-Lantern Soda BottleDress up your drinks for your next Halloween party.

 

finished treat 1

Pretzel Skeleton Treat BagsThese treat bags are easy to make and are perfect for a kids Halloween party.

 

Halloween candle centerpiece made from jar painted like a jack-o-lantern.

Indoor Halloween DecorationsThis is a page about indoor Halloween decorations. In addition to all of the spooky and fun Halloween decorations for outdoors, don't forget to add some fun, seasonal decorations inside.

 

A young witch with a cute Halloween puppy.

Keeping Trick or Treaters and Pets...Halloween is around the corner, which presents a myriad of potential dangers that can take dogs, cats, and their owners completely by surprise. If you want to include your dog in your Halloween celebration, make it an event that is safe and enjoyable for both of you.

 

Lollipop Halloween Tags 1

Lollipop Halloween TagHere's a fun and easy Halloween treat idea.

 

Jack-O-Lanterns Glowing at Night

Mason Jar Jack-O'-LanternsUse a few old Mason jars to make some cute glowing jack-o'-lanterns that you can use year after year. This is great project to do with the kids. They love to make funny and spooky faces on their jars.

 

Orange and Black Halloween Lollipop Cookies

Halloween Lollipop CookiesMake and decorate some Halloween lollipop cookies, great to do with the kids! A fun party favor for a Halloween party or just a treat to give to friends.

 

Finished Halloween jean bag, complete with face and belt.

Blue Jean Halloween ToteAlter a child-size pair of blue jeans into a Halloween treat tote, child's purse, favor, or gift bag. By cutting off the legs and the side seams, the bag is transformed into a miniature tote perfect for a child's hands.

 

Orange treat bag with a ghost and bat motif.

Halloween Treat BagsWith August already here, it will take no time for Halloween to be at our door steps. Here are some treat bags you can make for little ghosts and goblins.

 

eggs and bacon on plate

No Bones About ItGreat way to start the day of Halloween! Fry two pieces of bacon in a skillet. Drain on paper towels. Cut each bacon slice in half; arrange the four pieces in an "X" shape on a small plate.

 

Halloween colored button bracelet.

Halloween Button BraceletThe Halloween button bracelet is a very simple project that can be done by adults and children. This project can be a very personal and special project because you can use new buttons or older buttons that may have been your mother's, aunt's, or grandmother's.

 

Halloween Costume: SpiderThis is a spider costume I made. It is a long sleeve turtle neck shirt, skirt and black pants. For the shirt, I took 4 black pant legs stuffed them and sewed them to the shirt under her arms.

 

cat with curly spiral tail

3D Halloween Cat CardEasy Halloween card with action. Online, find a clipart cat that you like, size it to the card size you will using. Trace this cat on black paper and cut out, but draw a circle where the tail normally is.

 

Halloween Pet Costume: Minnie MouseThis costume was made by reusing several things we had on hand. The skirt was from a Poodle Skirt Girl Costume. We cut the top attached shirt and vest off and used just the skirt. The t-shirt was one we already had at the house.

 

card, tag, and treat

Halloween TreatsUse Halloween theme papers to create a fun card, tag, and wrapped sweets. Make a 4 x 5 inch card and 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 inch tag from purple cardstock. Trim the edges with decorative-edge scissors.

 

Halloween Costume: GypsyPeasant Skirt, black long sleeve shirt, long scarf and old costume jewelry. None of this costume had to be made.

 

Pumpkin carved with a leaf motif for serving bowl.

Pumpkin Serving BowlsThese pumpkin bowls make beautiful serving dishes for any autumn event.

 

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