How to Make a Pumpkin Milk Jug Candy Holder

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Last week I showed you how to make a Milk Jug Vampire Candy Holder.  Well, you seemed to have loved that idea, so I thought I would show you another cool Milk Jug Halloween Craft.  Today I’m going to show you how to make a Pumpkin Milk Jug Candy Holder perfect for handing out candy this Halloween.  Kids will love reaching inside this Pumpkin for the treats…. almost as much as your kids will love making it.  Keep in mind you will need some Adult Help for this craft as a knife and/or a scissor will be needed to cut open the milk jug.  So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Pumpkin Milk Jug Candy Holder



 

Materials Needed

Milk Jug

Scissors

Knife (for adult only)

Orange, White, Green, Black & Red Paint

Brass Fasteners

Black Marker

Green Foam, Felt or Paper

Paper Plate

Glue

Candy

 

Step 1



Peel labels off milk jug.



Peel labels off milk jug.


Step 2



Cut milk jug in half.



Cut milk jug in half.

 

Step 3



Paint both sides orange.



Paint both sides orange.

 

Step 4



Use brass fasteners to attach both sides... to look like mouth is open.



Use brass fasteners to attach both sides… to look like mouth is open.



It should look like this.



Like this.



It looks like this from the back.



It looks like this from the back.

 

Step 5



 Draw eyes and nose.



Draw eyes and nose.

 

Step 6



Paint eyes white.



Paint eyes white.  I painted nose a lighter color.

 

Step 7



Paint red for lips.



Paint red for lips.

 

Step 8



Draw a leaf on foam, felt or paper.



Draw a leaf on foam, felt or paper.



Cut it out.



Cut it out.

 

Step 9



Roll some foam on a triangle like angle.



Roll some foam on a triangle like angle… like this.



It should look like this.



Like this.



Push top in and it stays in place on its own.



Push top in and it stays in place on its own.

 

Step 10



Push into open spout.



Push into open spout.

 

Step 11



Paint spout green.



Paint spout green.

 

Step 12



Outline features with black paint.



Outline features with black paint.

 

Step 13



Draw a letter C for each eye's pupil.



Draw a letter C for each eye’s pupil.

 

Step 14



 Draw rectangles on paper plate.



Draw rectangles on paper plate.



Glue in mouth.



Glue in mouth.

 

Step 15



Shove leaf in the spout.



Shove leaf in the spout.

 

Step 16



Fill with candy.



Fill with candy.

Wonderful!!  Wasn’t that fun?!  But, the fun doesn’t end there.  Use it to hand out candy to the Trick-or-Treaters….. they will love it!!

You might also like the How to make a Milk Jug Vampire Candy Holder ….. both crafts are perfect for Halloween.

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