DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

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DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

These Halloween Candy Critters are an easy Halloween treat you can make at home.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Start by painting toilet paper rolls black for the bats' bodies. You can use either spray paint or acrylic paint. Let dry.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

While black rolls are drying, start on mummies. Place candy inside roll before wrapping in streamer.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Tape one end of a streamer to the roll and wrap it around the roll vertically.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Secure with another piece of tape.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Glue googly eyes onto the roll.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Using another streamer, wrap the roll until most of it is covered, leaving the eyes uncovered.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Secure the streamer using glue so that the candy won't fall out.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

For the bats: Cut wings from black construction paper for each bat.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Glue wings to painted toilet paper roll using hot glue.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Fold top end of the roll and pinch edges to make it stay closed.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Place candy of your choice inside of bat and then fold the bottom end of the roll like you did the top.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Glue googly eyes to the bat.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

Cut small fangs from white paper and attach them using glue.

DIY: Halloween Candy Critters

That's it! Just open one side of your critters to get the candy out when you're ready.

All it takes to make these fun Halloween candy holders are a few toilet paper rolls, paint, streamers, hot glue, construction paper and googly eyes. Oh, and your favorite Halloween candy of course! These little guys are super easy, perfect for last-minute classroom treats or just a festive craft to do with the kiddos. Open the slideshow above for our step-by-step tutorial.

What you’ll need:

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Black paint and paint brush
  • Googly eyes, assorted sizes
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Scotch tape
  • Black construction paper
  • White construction paper
  • White streamers
  • Pencil or pen
  • Scissors
  • Fun-size Halloween candy

 

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