DIY Pumpkin Bag for Toddler Trick or Treat

Retail stores everywhere are starting to be decked in Halloween decoration. Halloween isn't really a big festival where I hail from, but here in the United States it's a different story.

Like the saying "do in Rome as Romans do", I very much want to join in the Halloween festivities here and make fun memories with my little family, be it trick or treating or playing dress-up.

For trick or treat, the first order of business would be to get a little candy bucket for my little one. What better way than to craft a unique one with my little boo?

DIY Pumpkin Bag for Toddler Trick or Treat

DIY Pumpkin Bag for Toddler Trick or Treat!

How to DIY a Pumpkin Paper Bowl Bag


  • Get little one to decorate 2 paper bowls with crayons or markers (Used but clean ones would be perfect)
  • Use a penknife to cut out 2 triangles for eyes and 1 crescent-shaped mouth on one of the paper bowls
  • If you can't get the crescent-shaped mouth to be big enough to fit candies, cut 2 slits on the top of the pumpkin face and fold down so it works like a clasp
  • Staple or hot glue the 2 paper bowls together
  • Use a penknife or single-hole puncher to make 2 holes on each side of the pumpkin and thread a ribbon through

Easy-as-that! Get your little boo to test putting candies into the bag!

DIY Pumpkin Bag for Toddler Trick or Treat

DIY Pumpkin Bag for Toddler Trick or Treat

Seeking Halloween Fun

Shopping malls here usually have participating merchants throughout the building who give out sweet treats and goodies to little children. Here are the ones in Greater Seattle area that seem exciting to check out:

DIY Pumpkin Bag for Toddler Trick or Treat

If you enjoyed this Halloween craft activity, check out our Fall Tree Craft for Toddlers too which is simply season-perfect!

To follow Gwen's play adventures, check out @miraculove_sg (Instagram) or A Toddler Activity A Day Facebook Group.

DIY Pumpkin Bag for Toddler Trick or Treat

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Hi! I am Yunnie. I am the newly minted mama to a little baby girl and a mum friend to everyone on this special (and many times scary) journey of motherhood. Also a graduated bride with a penchant for weddings.

Hi! We are Yunnie & Limin and we used to design customised wedding invitations in Singapore. If you’re here for that, thank you but we no longer design and are sorry that we can’t be a part of your special day. But we welcome you to hang around if you have little people in your life whom you interact and play with. Miraculove is now an education website for caregivers to be inspired by our heart and handmade play ideas, so everyone can make learning fun and stimulating for babies and toddlers.