A Halloween must-have is a plastic Halloween pumpkin bucket for trick-or-treating and other holiday crafts. The main use for these pumpkin buckets of course, is filling them up with candy while trick-or-treating around the neighborhood. However, there are many other projects that DIY-enthusiasts can use plastic Halloween pumpkin buckets for.
What types of trick-or-treating buckets are there?
The most common Halloween pumpkin bucket is orange in color with a jack-o’-lantern face painted on the side. It most closely resembles natural pumpkins and symbolizes the onset of the fall season. Another popular bucket color is teal. A teal pumpkin bucket typically suggests the person carrying the bucket has food allergies and may prefer a non-edible treat such as a sticker, toy or glow stick. Purple pumpkin buckets are used to signal that the trick-or-treater has epilepsy and dark blue pumpkin buckets are gaining popularity among trick-or-treaters with Autism who may be non-verbal. Knowing what the various colors of plastic pumpkin buckets mean can be incredibly helpful for trick-or-treaters, parents and those handing out candy.
What other ways can you use plastic Halloween pumpkin buckets?
A simple coat of paint can transform a Halloween pumpkin bucket instantly. Spray on a coat of black paint and turn the Halloween bucket into a spooky cauldron decoration. Or put plants inside and use them on the front porch. Stack them on top of each other, and you have a funny decoration for Halloween night. Spray paint them white after the holiday, and now you have a snowman for the winter season. Or wrap them in ribbon and a plastic Halloween bucket instantly turns into a fall-themed decoration for the mantle or kitchen table.
Teachers and camps will benefit from wholesale plastic Halloween pumpkin buckets, as buying in bulk is an economical way to provide a craft for students. Teachers can use these plastic jack-o’-lantern buckets for educational classroom games or set them out at the Halloween party and use them as a candy buffet.