Halloween party poppers are super simple yet fun ways to surprise kids with special holiday treats.
Kids will be thrilled to get these easy-to-make Halloween treats (that are also affordable!).
Find out how to make these DIY Halloween treats for kids and get creative ideas for sharing, too.
Add a Creative Twist to Your Halloween Celebration
Want to make this Halloween extra special for your kids? Try Halloween party poppers!
These treats are simple, cute, and totally customizable. Plus, each party popper can be filled with a variety of Halloween treats.
As my boys get older, I find myself looking for new and creative ways to make our holidays rock. And I love to add special touches to our homeschool Halloween celebration!
These Halloween party poppers are going to be such a hit with my boys. I can’t wait to surprise them with these holiday goodies.
The best part is that these party poppers are affordable ways to take our holiday celebration to the next level. I’ll be using candy and little treasures that I’d already be giving them. These Halloween party popper ideas will add a special touch and bit of mystery 😊
Simple Supplies for Your Surprising Halloween Treats
To make the Halloween party poppers, you only need a few supplies. And you probably have most of these already in your home.
Halloween party poppers
- Tissue paper (purple, black, orange)
- Toilet paper rolls
- Paper shred
- Small Halloween toys or favors (like stickers, stamps, or mini-pens)
- DIY coupon for a special event (like movie night) or reward
- Ribbon, pipe cleaner, yarn, string, or other way to tie the ends
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How to Make Your Halloween Party Poppers
Making these party poppers is quite simple. You can follow the directions below. And feel free to customize how you make them. Get creative and use materials that you have.
- Cut the tissue paper down to fit the toilet paper roll, leaving about an inch or more on each side.
- Place Halloween candy, toys, and/or paper shred into each toilet paper roll.
- Roll the toilet paper roll up in the tissue paper.
- Twist the edges on the side and tie together with a piece of ribbon (or string, yarn, or pipe cleaner) until it’s closed well.
- Repeat this process to create the desired amount of party poppers.
Set out these party poppers at your Halloween gathering, event, or hand out to trick or treaters!
FAQs on Making Party Poppers
I recommend using empty toilet paper rolls to help your party poppers retain their shape AND make the treats inside a surprise. If you’d like a bigger treat (for example, have Halloween pencils to add), you could use empty paper towel rolls.
Fantastic question! A few ideas include candy pieces, lollipops, stickers, stamps, plastic spider rings (or other types), mini-erasers, coins, small toys, and anything else fun that fits.
You could simply use a permanent marker to add the name and message. Another idea is to make a small gift tag out of cardstock or paper and attach to one of the tied ends. Or write the name and message on a blank sticker label and adhere to the party popper.
Fantastic Ways to Use These Cool Halloween Treats
Halloween party poppers are, of course, perfect for parties.
Another way to share these party poppers is with trick or treaters. You can place these treats in a basket or bag for kids to choose.
If you prefer to go candy-free (or sugar-free) for Halloween, you can customize these party poppers with small toys and other treasures.
I plan on hiding these party poppers around our homeschool area for my boys to find. I’m going to assign each boy a color and they will get to search for their own. Since my boys love all types of scavenger hunts, I think this activity is going to be a huge hit.
Make This Halloween Extra Special with Party Poppers!
If you’re looking for an easy, affordable, and fun way to take your Halloween celebration to the next level, party poppers are the way to go.
You’ll have a blast making these special goodies. And kids will be talking about these surprises for years to come.
Your turn: Please share your ideas on things to add to these Halloween Party poppers in the comments are below!
Wishing you tons of Halloween fun with your kids!