being MVP: DIY Friendly Ghost Candy Pouch | Fun Crafts with Mom

DIY Friendly Ghost Candy Pouch | Fun Crafts with Mom

Now that our house is filled with a massive quantity of candy that might not quite make it until Halloween, I thought it would be fun for the kids to share the love with their friends by whipping up a little pouch for easy giving. Somehow in the past few weeks, Mason has been scared of "monsters" and it's very effective in getting him to listen when misbehaving (yeah I'm cruel like that because he's entered terrible 3 stage?). So to help ease into the spirit of spookiness, a friendly ghost is called for.



1.  Take a sheet of vellum paper and fold in half.
2.  Using a pencil trace two U shapes to form the body of the ghost. Make sure the U part is closest to the fold.
3.  Cut out the U shapes. 
4.  Sew around the shape leaving a slight edge.
5.  Draw some friendly (or slightly spooky) faces on your ghost.

6.  Stuff with candy - but not too much because you don't want your ghost to explode!
7.  Sew the bottom of the ghost and cut the edge using decorative scissors or just by hand.

8.  Optional:: Use Washi tape to decorate your ghost. 
9.  Voila - ready to share these friendly ghost treats with friends!

This craft is so much fun that you can use practically any sheet of paper you have around the house. You don't even have to limit it to ghosts as Kenzie showed me.

Are your kids excited about all the treats to come? Do they pass out treats to their friends?

Check out the Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins from Momspotted this week and hope you enjoy!


  1. What a CUTE craft! If you had the time and lived in a neighborhood with not many trick or treaters, these would be adorable to hand out to kids !!

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  3. These are so stinkin' cute! We don't have any Halloween candy in our house yet because it will be gone before Halloween for sure! ;)

  4. What a fun and cute idea The ids would have fun with these.

  5. Oh my these are so super cute!! Love them!! Totally pinning for next halloween!! Altho Im picturing the same thing with "snowballs" for christmas!!

  6. this is so neat! I would've never thought of doing this. what a fun idea to share with my mama friends. I think we will try something Christmasy soon

  7. This looks like a really fun project to do with my niece and nephew.

  8. This looks simple for any little one to try. I sew so have the machine all ready and just need to get some ghost fabric!

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