5 thrifty Halloween projects kids will love

Are you after a thrifty Halloween? Well if you have here you go…..

cheap halloween

I have been busy scouring pinterest to find you some cheap cheerful and easy to achieve ideas to make Halloween fun and inexpensive.


Love, love, love this idea from pinterest with milk jugs. I would simply cut a hole in the sides and thread my Christmas fairy lights through. Glow sticks would work too.

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All Things Thrifty Home Accessories and Decor: Halloween Party Ideas: All Things Spooky

Here we have a super idea from All things thrifty.com turning ordinary food into spooky food, using labels and imagination…sliced tomatoes become sliced brains, bits of veggie bacon become rotting flesh and so on. Love the food colouring in the mayo to make slime….

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Painted leaf ghosts, thrifty halloween

How I adore these painted leaf ghosts and these really couldn’t be simpler, cheaper or more self explanatory could they.

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And these are a great idea to take along to a Halloween party. You could  make them as a project with your kids or give out to trick or treaters. A healthy alternative!


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and you can’t be thrifty crafty without thinking about toilet paper rolls can you?

bat decorations out of TP rolls

This is a super easy but very cute craft to do and we all have these in our homes already.

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I hope these have given you some ideas for a thrifty fun filled Halloween.


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  1. September 26, 2013 / 6:45 am

    Love these ideas, especially the satsumas!

  2. September 27, 2013 / 6:11 pm

    Loving these – especially the white leaves!

  3. September 27, 2013 / 6:14 pm

    I’m so making the orange ‘pumpkins’ to give to our trick or treaters… I might add a few of the ghost leaves in the bowl too

  4. September 29, 2013 / 9:27 am

    Great round up. I’ve pinned it. I’m looking forward to Halloween this year.

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