Favors are one of my favorite parts of parties. I love coming up with and discovering cute and unique ways to thank my guests for coming, and sending them home from my parties with a smile! Halloween parties are no different. There are so many great ideas for spooky and adorable Halloween favors, for both kids and adults. If you need a bit of inspiration, I’ve rounded up some fun ideas of mine and some of my super creative friends to share with you! Read on to get 13 DIY Halloween Favor Ideas for kids and adults!


DIY Halloween Terrarium Pendant

These terrarium pendants are a great accessory to wear during the Halloween season, or to complement a costume! Even better, they are so easily customizable with any filling you like. Get the instructions HERE.


DIY Preserved Bugs

Kids will love holding these preserved bugs up to the light to look at the creepy crawlies! Suspended in glittery epoxy, they look similar to bugs encased in amber. Find the instructions HERE. I used these as fun favors for my Ancient Egyptian Tomb Trunk or Treat – check that out HERE.


DIY New-Sew Halloween Tote Bags

For another fun Halloween party favor that doubles as a candy collector for trick-or-treating, check out these cute no-sew tote bags from my friend Bird at Bird’s Party! The design possibilities are endless! Learn all about them HERE.

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Quick and Easy Halloween Slime

What kid (or adult, honestly) doesn’t love playing with slime?! There’s something so satisfying about the squish. Add some eyeballs or some bones, and it’s perfect for Halloween! Get the easy recipes for these Halloween slimes from Bird’s Party and Everyday Party HERE and HERE.

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Halloween Slime with Bones


Create a Creature Kit

This fun favor from Rachel at Fawn Handcrafted Celebrations will bring out the creative sides of kids! The festive little jar is filled with clay, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes, so kids can create their own Halloween creatures! Get all of the details HERE.


Halloween Friendship Bracelets

These cute friendship bracelets from Jessica at Everyday Party can be created at a Halloween party as an entertaining activity, or in advance by kids for their friends who will be attending. And they’re totally customizable! Learn how to make them HERE.


Spider Surprise Balls

This one from Sarina at Joy in the Common Place is the favor that just keeps giving! Kids will love unwrapping this cute fuzzy spider and finding tons of treats as they go. Learn how to create them yourself HERE.

DIY Spider Surprise Ball For Halloween


DIY Halloween Sugar Scrub

For a more adult-appropriate favor, check out this sweet “Treat Yo’Self” Sugar Scrub favors from Jen T by Design! In candy corn colors, its both pretty and functional – your friends will love pampering themselves with this special treat. Get the details HERE.

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Halloween Hand Soap

Another great option for adults, this hand soap from Jordan’s Easy Entertaining is fun to make, and makes for quite the cute favor! Plus, if there was ever a year to give favors that keep things clean, 2020 would be it, am I right?! Find the instructions HERE.


DIY Ghost Favors

Rachel at Fawn Handcrafted Celebrations¬†created these adorable Ghost favor bags, and filled them with little magnetic ghost kits for her guests. You could fill them with whatever you’d like, however. She even offers free printable tags! Grab them and the instructions HERE.


Bugs and Kisses Favors

Another great option from Fawn Handcrafted Celebrations, these punny treats are sure to make your guests smile. At least until they open the jar and find some spooky spiders amongst their chocolate! Halloween calls for treats AND tricks, right?! Get the details for how to make them HERE.


Halloween Treat Bags

For more customizable favor bags, check out these pretty ones from Jordan’s Easy Entertaining. They’re so easy to make, and you can fill them with any treats you’d like. The options are endless! Find the details HERE.

a beautiful homemade Halloween party favor bag


Cookie Gift Boxes

If boxes are more your style over bags, Jordan’s Easy Entertainment also has an option for that! These DIY cookie gift boxes look so great, your friends won’t believe you made them yourself! Find out how to make them HERE.

There you have it! So many fun Halloween favor ideas for both kids and adults. I hope you’ve found them inspiring. For more Halloween inspiration, check out some of my other Halloween posts:

Happy Partying!



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