6 Easy-to-Make DIY Halloween Crafts for the Kids’ Table

When your kids are ready to hit the streets to collect Halloween treats, it’s good to have a spooky snack that packs a nutrient punch in your bag of tricks. Chocolate milk has nine essential nutrients kids need, including 8 grams of high-quality protein, all dressed up with a taste they love. Carve out some time with your family to try one of these easy Halloween crafts for kids. Each one helps youtrick out your table and treat your ghosts, goblins and ghouls to Halloween snacks with a full serving of chocolate milk — the official drink of Halloween.

1. Creepy Crawly Dirt ‘n’ Worms

Dig up scary good times with this chewy, chocolaty Halloween scene. This easy craft also is a perfect Halloween snack idea for a school party.

Materials

  • Cocoa powder
  • Gummy worms
  • Chocolate cookies
  • Clear glass cup
  • Decorative paper straw

Directions

  1. Moisten rim of glass with water.
  2. Dust rim of glass with cocoa powder.
  3. Crumble up cookies and to create “dirt” mounds.
  4. Arrange gummy worms around the glass.
  5. Pour in chocolate milk and add a decorative straw.

2. Spooky Spider Glass

Spin a wicked web of fun on any glass of tasty chocolate milk for a tasty Halloween snack.

Materials

  • Decorative cotton webbing or a package of cotton candy
  • Black sheet of construction paper, cut in small rectangles
  • Scissors
  • Clear glass cup
  • Decorative paper straw

Directions

  1. Cover glass in a spooky spider web with decorative cotton from the craft store. Another way to create this cute DIY Halloween craft is to drape the glass with finely spun cotton candy.
  2. Fold small pieces of construction paper in half.
  3. With a pencil, draw half of the spider’s body and legs from the folded edge of the paper.
  4. Cut out spider shapes.
  5. Pour chocolate milk in the glass and insert a decorative straw.

3. Mummy Milk

Stir up some fun with a yummy milk mummy and serve a delicious Halloween snack before the party starts.

Materials

  • Bubble chewing gum tape or adhesive gauze tape
  • Self-adhesive craft “googly eyes”
  • Tall clear glass
  • Decorative paper straw

Directions

  1. Remove backing from google eyes and adhere them to the side of the glass.
  2. Take a long strip of bubble gum or gauze and wrap the glass in its bandage. Make sure the eyes peak out from behind the “dressing.“
  3. Pour chocolate milk in the glass and add a decorative straw.

4. Spider Place Mat

Here’s an easy Halloween craft to make with your little chocolate milk monsters. Cut out a large spider to serve as a creepy, crawly creature coaster.

Materials

  • Black sheet of construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Clear glass cup
  • Decorative paper straw

Directions 

  1. Fold piece of construction paper in half.
  2. With a pencil, draw half of the spider’s body and legs from the folded edge of the paper.
  3. Cut out spider shape.
  4. Pour chocolate milk into glass and add decorative straw.
  5. Place the glass on the spooky spider placemat.

5. Ghost Place Mat

For a simple DIY Halloween craft with your kids, draw a spooky face and create a ghostly place (mat) for your kids’ Halloween space.

Materials

  • White sheet of construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Two (2) clear glass cups
  • Two (2) decorative paper straws

Directions

  1. Use a pencil to lightly trace the shape of a ghost on white construction paper.
  2. Set the glasses on the ghost’s head to use as a guide for eyes and trace.
  3. Draw an oval for the mouth.
  4. Cut out the ghost, including the eyes and the mouth.
  5. Fill glasses with chocolate milk and decorate with colored straws.

6. Vampire Place Mat

Fancy fangs and chocolate milk eyes make this vampire so cute, it’s scary.

Materials

  • Red, pink, white and black sheets of construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Two (2) plastic craft eyeballs (or ping-pong balls)
  • Two (2) clear glass cups
  • Two (2) decorative paper straws

Directions

  1. Fold red, pink and black construction paper in half.
  2. With a pencil, draw the vampire’s hair on the black construction paper. Next, use red construction paper to create lips and the cape’s collar. Then craft his face with pink construction paper. Finally, draw two fangs on the white construction paper.
  3. Cut out all the shapes.
  4. Start with the red collar, then layer the black hair, pink face, red lips and white fangs to fashion the vampire’s face.
  5. Glue the pieces together.
  6. Fill two glasses of chocolate milk to use as eyes.
  7. Place two craft eyeballs or ping-pong balls into chocolate milk.