I've been planning and planning for Halloween for weeks -- nothing major, just costumes, and treat bags. As much as I would love to host a party to have an excuse to make cute and yummy Halloween treats, I couldn't because of time and health issues. R had been fighting off this awful cough and cold for the past two months, and his doctor believes it's a bug. Well, the bug jumped ship to r and me, and he has croup, and I have the adult version of it (if there is such a thing).
Since r's classmates are under 18 months old, I had to be creative with their treat bags. The bag should be visually appealing, and the treats should be what they can safely eat (read: store-bought, nut-free).
Take a look.
Inside each treat bag is a pack of goldfish crackers (cheese), goldfish crackers (vanilla, fudge brownie, or s'mores), vanilla wafers, and a cereal bar. I wanted to include a small bottle of 100% fruit juice for babies, but it won't fit in the bag. Boo.
The pumpkins are orange paper bags from Michael's. I stamped a jack-o-lantern face in black ink on the front of the bag.
The green leaves were made with 4x5 pieces of green cardstock folded in half, and punched with a Fiskars punch.
I taped this to the bag, and attached a green ribbon for the handle. I attached a tag saying "Trick or Treat" and then "To/From."
All the stamps I used were from Papertrey Ink.
All parents/families are invited to r's school's Halloween parade, and then to the class party later. We're bringing these treat bags for r's classmates.
I hope they like these. And I hope you do, too.