Halloween Treat Buckets

Our step-by-step instructions and free patterns make it easy to fold handmade candy buckets with your child.

Make a Monster Halloween Treat Bucket

Make a Monster Halloween Treat Bucket

Design by Erin and Bryce Roe

Fold a sheet of cardstock into a simple bucket, then embellish it with felt, googly eyes, and candy to create a kid-friendly treat basket.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: WorldWin Papers. Button: BoBunny Press. Pastel: Faber Castell. Punches: Fiskars. Felt: CPE.

Make a Pumpkin Halloween Treat Bucket

Make a Pumpkin Halloween Treat Bucket

Design by Erin and Bryce Roe

Carve a jack-o'-lantern bucket by trimming yellow cardstock into eyes and a mouth and adhering the pieces to an orange bucket. Crumple green cardstock to add texture to a leaf and complete the project with a chenille-stem vine.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: Die Cuts With A View (yellow), WorldWin Papers (green, orange, brown). Chenille stems: Creatology.

Wrap a Mummy Halloween Treat Basket

Wrap a Mummy Halloween Treat Basket

Design by Erin and Bryce Roe

Sandwich punched circles between two buttons to create easy eye accents, then wrap the bucket with medical gauze for a simple yet spooky mummy.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (black), Die Cuts With A View (blue). Buttons: Blumenthal Lansing. Punch: Fiskars. Gauze: Equaline.

Decorate a Trick-or-Treat Paint Can

Decorate a Trick-or-Treat Paint Can

Design by Davinie and Morgan Fiero

Get in the Halloween spirit by covering a paint can with patterned paper and handmade accents. Kids can help by creating felt pumpkins to adorn the can, or you can create your own accents for a more grown-up approach.

 

SOURCES: Paint can: Ace Hardware. Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper. Patterned paper, brads, chipboard accents: Pink Paislee. Felt, pipe cleaners, googly eyes: Michaels. Ribbon: Offray. Punches: Fiskars (star), Marvy Uchida (star).

Make a Mummy Halloween Treat Bucket

Make a Mummy Halloween Treat Bucket

Design by Jennifer Perks

Download our how-to directions to learn how to make a mummy treat bucket. All you need are basic, kid-friendly tools and cardstock, white crepe paper, brads, and googly eyes.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: Stampin' Up! (green), Wausau Paper (white). Brads: Queen & Co. Googly eyes: Creative Hands by Fibre-Craft Materials Corp. Crepe paper: Wal-Mart. Decorative-edge scissors: Purple Cows.

Make a Bat Halloween Treat Bucket

Make a Bat Halloween Treat Bucket

Design by Jennifer Perks

Use the bucket pattern, and trace our wing templates to turn your treat box into a bat!

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (orange, purple), Making Memories (black). Brads: Queen & Co. Paint: Duncan Crafts. Punches: EK Success. Decorative-edge scissors: Purple Cows.

Make a Jack-O'-Lantern Halloween Treat Bucket

Make a Jack-O'-Lantern Halloween Treat Bucket

Design by Jennifer Perks

Trim eyes, a nose, and a mouth from black cardstock and adhere the shapes to an orange treat bucket to transform it into a smiling jack-o'-lantern. Use our free pattern or make your own expressions.

Make a Spider Halloween Treat Bucket

Make a Spider Halloween Treat Bucket

Design by Jennifer Perks

Poke pipe cleaners through the sides of the treat bucket to make a spooky spider.

 

SOURCES: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper (purple), Making Memories (black). Brads: Queen & Co. Googly eyes: Creative Hands by Fibre-Craft Materials Corp. Pipe cleaners: Westrim Craft. Paint: Duncan Crafts. Decorative-edge scissors: Purple Cows.