Monday, October 25

Easy Trick or Treat Bag


This is the easiest little trick-or-treat bag to make.
It's a simple sewing project for kids.
My kindergarteners made them at our Halloween celebration. 
They were a huge hit.  
You will need:
A black canvas bag
($1.00 at Michael's)
A hole punch
Card stock
orange ribbon
green ribbon
scotch tape
white crayon orpiece of chalk
White paint pen or gel pen

Step 1:
Draw your shape on the card stock
(pumpkin, ghost, bat, whatever)
and punch holes along your outline.

Step 2:
Place the card stock, with the holes punched out, 
on top of the bag.
With a white crayon, orpiece of chalk,
draw a line over the holes so that it
leaves a mark on the bag. 

Step 3: 
Punch holes in your bag along the marked outline. 
*Roll the bag over to the hole punch to reach to the bottom. 

Step 4:
Tie an orange ribbon to one of the holes and
"sew" through the holes until you get to the end.
Tie it off at the end. 
*Kids can do this themselves. 
*Put a little piece of scotch tape on the end
of the ribbon to make it easier to thread through the holes. 

Step 5:
 Tie a green ribbon to the top.  
Write your child's name on the ribbon with a white paint pen.
Enjoy!

9 comments:

  1. Cute Idea! Thanks for sharing!
    Amy

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  2. Oh this is great! I know our 5 and 8 year old could do this (and love it) but I'm gonna let the 3 year old give it a try too! How fun- Thanks for the lovely idea. Have a great day!

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  3. Coming over from "Life Made Lovely". Nice project!

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  4. Love this! What a cute, simple craft project. Hope you'll pop over to my "Life Made Lovely" entry when you get a moment.

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  5. this is so fun! my mind is spinning with all the other shapes i could let my littles create. how cute would they be for gift bags?! so glad you linked up. lovely idea.

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  6. This is so adorable!

    This week is my blog anniversary and I'm hosting a week's worth of great giveaways. Feel free to stop by if you'd like!

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  7. Great idea! I can picture you working with your students at this! I bet they were thrilled to make something that they can use, too! Thank you for sharing, Erin!

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