12 Toddler-Friendly Trick or Treat Bags

Halloween is one of the best times of the year to have young children, because let’s face it: candy. But there’s also the fun of deciding on a costume befitting our little ones and all of the excitement surrounding trick or treat.

We usually head out as a family while Grandma covers the trick-or-treaters back at home. When my toddler gets tired of walking the two of us return home to pass out candy while my husband takes the boys to all of the neighborhood hot spots (read: residences passing out entire candy bars, not the “fun sized” ones I buy).

What makes it especially fun for my kids is using the same trick or treat bags year after year. They’re nothing fancy but it’s become a sort of Halloween tradition for them.

I’ve rounded up 12 bags in various price ranges that are all toddler friendly. Which one is your favorite?

  • Simple & Fun 1 of 12
    Simple & Fun
    These bags made from unbleached cotton will be great for use year after year!
    Purchase for $10.78 at Helen Rawlinson
  • For Your Pirate’s Loot 2 of 12
    For Your Pirate's Loot
    Your little pirate will love storing his loot in this personalized tote bag, which can be used year-round.
    Purchase for $12.50 at Heather Rogers Designs
  • Ruffle Detail 3 of 12
    Ruffle Detail
    The fun ruffle detail around the top of this bag adds a bit of flair, and you can select the color and fabric to customize your own.
    Purchase for $15 at Cee Jaze
  • I’m a Robot and I’m Here for Your Candy. 4 of 12
    I'm a Robot and I'm Here for Your Candy.
    This reusable tote would make a great Halloween bag for your toddler!
    Purchase for $8.95 at The Land of Nod
  • Ghostie with the Mostie 5 of 12
    Ghostie with the Mostie
    Most candy, that is.
    Purchase for $14.59 at Pottery Barn Kids
  • Pick Your Color 6 of 12
    Pick Your Color
    These mini bags are the perfect size for your little ghoul or goblin! Plus, the chalk cloth area on the front allows your child to personalize them just the way they want them, year after year.
    Purchase for $24 at LIV by Louise
  • Candy Corn Tote 7 of 12
    Candy Corn Tote
    For more photos and instructions, visit The Purl Bee.
  • Cute & Classy Burlap 8 of 12
    Cute & Classy Burlap
    Not only is this bag adorable, but it glows in the dark! So fun for trick or treating.
    Purchase for $29 at Lovely Little Babies
  • Layers of Ruffles 9 of 12
    Layers of Ruffles
    This simple design is so cute for Halloween!
    Purchase for $20 at The Peppermint Lane
  • He Wants His Mummy Too 10 of 12
    He Wants His Mummy Too
    Your kiddo will love bringing this mummy along trick or treating!
    Purchase for $22 at La Designs 2
  • Spiderweb Satchel 11 of 12
    Spiderweb Satchel
    This small drawstring bag is just the right size for your toddler.
    Purchase for $10 at Little Birds Boutique
  • Personalized for Your Little Pumpkin 12 of 12
    Personalized for Your Little Pumpkin
    This is another great option for many years of trick or treat use, and your child will love seeing his or her name printed across the front.
    Purchase for $12 at Zoey's Attic

Does your family have special trick-or-treat bags? Tell me about them in the comments!


Mary Lauren Weimer is a social worker turned mother turned writer. Her blog, My 3 Little Birds, encourages moms to put down the baby books for a moment and tell their own stories. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

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