It’s bling for the trick-or-treating set. Make these bracelets easily with Velcro strips and felt (just use a Sharpie to draw the face); no sewing required.
Learn how at merrimentdesign.com.
A baby food jar filled with Jell-O and gummy eyeball candy (which the blogger found at Target) will stare him down until he gobbles it up.
Learn how at prudentbaby.com.
The favorite holiday treat grows a few sweet sizes with candy corn sugar cookies. The light citrus taste and festive hue comes from food coloring and orange juice and zest.
Learn how at bakedbree.com.
These papier-mache Halloween friends inspire banter about full moons, ghosts, and who can eat the most mini Snickers.
Learn how at mermag.com.
With a few well-plotted snips, black trash bags unfold into decorative spider webs. The end result looks anything but cheap.
Learn how at howaboutorange.blogspot.com.
Every day is dress-up day for the 6-and-under set — which is why we think a mask bar ensures success at any Halloween fete.
Watch the how-to video.
Even the littlest of pumpkin pickers can harvest fun by piecing together tissue-paper gourds. Sticky contact paper is a good choice for the glue shy.
Learn how at smashedpeasandcarrots.blogspot.com.
Glue gun-happy parents, get ready to have a field day. This wearable bouquet is made by adhering fake flowers to a shirt and leggings. Blooming genius.
Learn how at ohhappyday.com.
Hanging webs cloister glittered itsy-bitsies. Ambitious crafters will relish the multistep process, which involves dunking yarn in a water-glue mix and wrapping it around water balloons.
Learn how at modernparentsmessykids.com.
You’ve mastered snowflakes. Now fold and snip your way to jack-o’-lantern territory. They key is making different kinds of cuts, like scalloped edges.
Even arachnophobes can’t resist these eight-legged morsels of goodness. Each mini fudge brownie is covered in chocolate and decorated with licorice, raspberry candy, and sprinkles.
Learn how at bakarella.com.
For recycled-craft fun, scare up empty juice bottles and transform them into ghostly statues that greet trick-or-treaters.
Learn how at itsybitsypaperblog.com.
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