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Easy and Silly Jack O’Lantern Rockets Halloween Treat Bags

Jack O' Lantern Rockets candy craft.

Super Easy Rockets Treat Bags!

They kind of, well, rock. That’s right folks, you know when you see Rockets Candy in stores and simply pick up the bag, you can smell that delicious and most nostalgic smell through the bag. Well, when you do that, you know Halloween is right around the corner!

Fun fact: Did you know that in the US, Rockets are called Smarties? Last year, I visited my cousins in Florida and decided to bring them our version of Smarties since they’ve never tried them!

Every year we make things for Gabby’s class. Almost always, we send along Halloween themed cupcakes and treats if the teacher allows. I had the opportunity to make a simple, easy and quite tasty I might add, craft. One that ANYONE can make!


A little girl holds the Jack O' Lantern Rockets Candy craft.

You Will Need:

A hand is shown cutting the printable after it's been pasted onto thick paper.

Step 1: Print and Cut

First thing is first, get your hands on some delicious Rockets! You can find them at your local Dollarama, Walmart and Costco. Next, you simply print out this Jack O’ Lantern clip art on a 8½-by-11-inch card stock and print it out. That way they are thick enough to be sturdy enough to hold your Rockets treats!

Cut out your Silly Rockets Jack O’ Lanterns and if you’d like a more funky shape, use the pinking shears to cut the top of the Jacks. I decided to leave mine straight.
Step by step guide on how to wrap and seal the Rockets Halloween Crafts.

Step 2: Cut Cellophane, Secure, and Wrap

Normally using cellophane bags would be the easy route but since Rockets come in all fun sizes, you have to custom make the baggies. So, cut out the cellophane in squares that match the height and width of your Rockets treats. Secure the treats by using an elastic, it won’t be seen since it will be covered. Place treats in the center of the square and gather it to the top until you’ve made a closed and secure bag over the Rockets Candy. Use a clear elastic to secure the bag.
A step by step guide on how to attach the double sided tape to the jack o' lantern craft.

Step 3: Tape it, Place it and Do a Wrap Around

Once you have finished your treat bags, grab your double sided tape and attach a piece that runs the length of the Jack O’ Lantern and place the treat bag in the center, then wrap the two ends around the bag so that both ends line up neatly in the back.

A wire is wrapped around a pencil to shape it into a vine.

Step 4: Wind it UP

Grab your pencil, floral wire and start winding your wire around the pencil, remove the wire and stretch it out to your liking. Place the wire around the top of the bag covering the clear elastic.

A picture showing how to wrap the stem of the jack o' lantern.

Step 5: Wrap the Stem

Once you add the wire stem, you are done! Get ready to hand these out to your neighborhood kids, your kid’s classrooms or as Halloween Party favors!

The final product of the Rockets Candy Jack O' Lantern crafts.

Now Enjoy!

I hope you liked this super easy tutorial and what’s best is that they are filled with an all-time classic and favorite Halloween treat, Rockets! If you want to see the latest from them, visit Rockets Candy and see what’s up! You can also follow @rocketstweets and like them on FB, here.

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Have Fun!

I know that any kid would love getting a treat like this and kids sure do love Rockets! Gabby and her friends here in the neighborhood have sure enjoyed them! 

If you’d like, follow our day-to-day adventures at @whispersinspire on IG.

Do you ever give out Halloween treat bags to your neighborhood kids?

Let me know, til next time, cheers m’deres!

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Note: Originally posted on October 4, 2012.

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  1. Cute craft project and idea for Halloween!
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  2. Oh wow! What an amazing post. Great ideas for this coming week. Now, I would say Super Assortment would be our fave.

  3. oh my gosh N! You are soooo creative! LOVE what you did! 🙂
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  4. I love the double lollies but my boys like the giant rockets or the regular size ones. Since they have allergies rockets are one of the few candies they can eat so the totally ROCK at our house! (and they are what I exchange a lot of their halloween candy for)
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  5. We love the Rockets and Double Lollies in our house. The manufacturing facility is about 10 minutes from where I'm sitting right now and 10 mins from my house….just across the street from the Mars plant too! 🙂

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  7. Regular Rockets all the way! I make sure we save a stash for ourselves!
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  8. awe how cute are those little goodie bags! And i love how easy they are to make too. You don’t need many supplies and simple and fun for the little ones to do

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