Melted witch treat bags are fun to make for kids of all ages. With the free Halloween treat bag printable, a paper witch hat craft and some green play dough or slime, you will have the best no-candy goody to give! This also works great as a school giveaway since it is food-free and safe for those with food allergies.
I like these melted witch treat bags because they make me laugh. I can almost hear the witch screaming in the background…I am melting!
DIY Melted Witch Treat Bags
Here’s another great alternative to Halloween candy! This sure is a cute witch Halloween treat that your kids will enjoy for weeks after October 31st.
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Make Homemade Green Play Dough
The first thing to do is to make the green play dough that will go into the plastic bags which is our melted witch.
What got me started on this craft was this fun pumpkin play dough craft. The homemade play dough recipe was so good that we modified it using lime jello for these treat bags.
Supplies Needed to Make Green Play Dough
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup salt
- 2 tsp cream of tartar
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 cup warm water
- 1 box of lime jello
How to Make Green Play Dough
- Mix all the dry ingredients in a medium sauce pan.
- Add oil and water.
- Cook over medium heat.
- Mix until it turns doughy.
- After 5 minutes it will be hard to mix so remove it before that time.
- Let it cool and place on a lightly floured surface.
- Store in fridge.
Make Melted Witch Halloween Favors
Supplies Needed for Favors
How to Make Melted Witch Favors
Place your play dough in a baggie and flatten it out.
Make the hat using black construction paper. For each witches hat:
- Cut a small circle for a brim.
- Cut a larger 1/2 circle that you fold into a cone and tape onto the brim of the hat.
- Glue both pieces and tape over your green jello play dough.
Add your cute little note “Witching You A Happy Halloween!” on a some fun paper and tape to the inside of the hat.
Put it all together and give it as a gift!
We will definitely be making more of these for my son’s class. The little ones will love such a practical gift and the parents will be happy that it’s not more sugar!
More Halloween Kids Activities
Thanks so much for playing with us today. We hope that this Halloween activity inspires you to play with play dough or make a homemade gift to give as a Halloween treat.
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How did your melting witch treat bags turn out?