You never need to worry about going broke as long as you have a dollar store nearby. Dollar stores are famous for carrying all sorts of items for everyday use as well as for seasonal use. This Halloween season, there are many items your dollar store will carry that should be on your must have list. These items are not only ideal for the Halloween season, but can be used in other ways throughout the other months of the year. Take a look at 20 dollar store Halloween must haves that should be on your shopping list and in your cart this season.
20 Dollar Store Halloween Must Haves:
1. Holiday candles
Snag these up in browns and golds as you will be able to use them through the Halloween season all of the way up to the Christmas season. Plus, they make great last minute gifts and stocking stuffers.
Snag bags of Halloween candy to pass out to trick or treaters or have on hand for snacks and baking uses. When baking, this candy will serve you well all of the way until Christmas.
Stock up on stickers to decorate your Trick or Treating bags or Halloween cards.
4. Treat buckets
These are not only great for trick or treating, but are also great for storage of all sorts of items. No one will see them when they are used to organize closet items, so they serve you well all year.
5. Holiday dishes
Snag dishes in orange and red and use them well into Thanksgiving.
6. Holiday linens
Orange dish towels can still be used through Thanksgiving, so stock up and tuck them in kitchens and bathrooms.
8. Window clings
Halloween window clings are a great way for kids to get in on the holiday decorating. Give them a sheet and let them go nuts.
With the holidays coming you will surely have a lot of parties. Grab plastic silverware in red so you can use it all of the way through Christmas.
10. Picture frames
These are great for framing Halloween décor, trick or treating pics, and then change the pictures out for the holiday season.
11. Halloween tumblers
Sure they make great drinking cups, but you can also stuff them with treats for class parties or trick or treaters.
12. Halloween costumes
Find all of the costume items you need not only for the big night of trick or treating, but to use for dress up, school plays, and other events throughout the year.
13. Costume make up
There will be lots of theatrical make up available at your local dollar store. Grab it not only for the big night but also to use for art projects, school plays, or just for fun on a rainy day.
14. Plastic tablecloths
These are great not only for your parties, but to keep your surfaces clean when carving pumpkins or doing holiday art projects.
15. Carving kits
Carving kits are great for giving your pumpkins some personality, but they are also great for making art out of other food items such as apples. Give it a try!
Your store may have fun holiday themed bubbles, balls, and other trinkets. Buy these to give as non candy treat alternatives or as prizes for good behavior later on during the year.
17. Brown bags
Brown lunch sacks can be cut into fun holiday luminaries, or decorated for treat bags. Anything that is left can of course be used for as they were intended… lunches!
18. Faux gourds and pumpkins
These are ideal for creating tablescapes and also for your crafting needs. Glue them to wreaths for an instant home décor item, layer them in vases, or you can even spray paint them for a fun and funky look.
19. Costume jewelry
You will see an increase in costume jewelry at your dollar store during the Halloween season. Stock up and use it for dress up, trick or treating, as rewards and prizes, as birthday gifts or even stocking stuffers.
20. Halloween crafts
These craft supply items not only occupy little ones when they are bored, but they can be used all throughout the year for your crafting needs. You can also give them as gifts, use them for a in classroom activity, or to create some frugal home décor.
Shop your local dollar tree for all of the Halloween goodies they have to offer. Remember many of these items can be used all throughout the year, not just the Halloween season. Think outside of the box and find ways to get creative with these items so you get more bang for your buck