Happy Halloween | Free Party bag template
Are you planning a Halloween party? Or getting ready for the trick-or-treaters knocking on your door? Give your guests and visitors a special something to take away - fill up this fun and easy to make party bag with lots of scrumptious goodies. Follow this step-by-step guide and you'll have them ready in no time. All you need is some paper, a printer, scissors and some paper glue - and some yummy sweets and candies of course!
Step 1 | Download your free printable template
There are four versions of the template available - each one prints to a different size, creating different size bags. Click on the link for the one that works with your printer/paper and gives you the size of party bag you want - choose A5 or Half Letter for smaller bags and A4 or Letter for bigger ones.
Step 2 | Print your file
The settings on all printers are slightly different, but three things to note here. Firstly, make sure you choose the right size paper - "A4" for the A4 and A5 party bags, and "Letter" for the Letter and Half Letter sized bags. Secondly set the orientation - use "Portrait" for the A5 and Half Letter party bags, and "Landscape" for the A4 and Letter sized bags. And finally, don't forget to print in colour!
Step 3 | Cutout and fold
All of the cut and fold lines are marked on the template. First, cut out the template following the solid lines - when you're done, you'll end up with a rectangle with a tab at the bottom. If your kids are helping you to make the bags, younger ones might need a hand with this step.
Now, fold along the dashed lines - fold in the sides and fold up the bottom tab. When you fold, make sure you fold towards the back of the paper (the unprinted side).
Step 4 | Glue and fill
You'll see that there are three glue areas marked on the template - one marked "Glue area 1" and two marked "Glue area 2". To stick the first side to the bottom tab, put a small amount of glue on the area marked "Glue area 1" and press the two pieces together to stick securely.
To finish, put some more glue on the areas marked "Glue area 2" and press the second side down to stick it to the first side and the bottom tab.
Take care when gluing to make sure you don't stick the back and front of the bag together by mistake!
And now, all that's left to do is to fill the bags up with all of those yummy sweets and wait patiently for Halloween!
How did your bags turn out? And what did you fill them with? Let me know in the comments.