St. Nicholas Day Treat Bag

by Esther Bley, The Homely Hours

A delightful, easy-to-make special St. Nicholas treat or gift bag. All you need to do is print the PDF, cut it out, and glue to a red bag. A card to enclose is included, too. It is easy to make a batch for a class or neighbors.

St Nicholas Treat Bag


  • Plain red party favor bag, 5 x 10 inches—lunch bag type frequently found in grocery stores, Target, or Amazon 
  • White cardstock, 8 1/2 x 11 inches


  • Scissors
  • Adhesive (I like Tombow MONO Permanent Adhesive available from Amazon) or glue stick
  • Optional stapler and tape


  • Print PDF
  • Cut out St. Nicholas head and crozier
  • or substitute a gold chenille stem for the crozier
  • Fold over about 2 1/4 inches at the top of the bag
  • Glue or staple head to the bag
  • Glue or tape crozier to the bag
  • Cut out the card to enclose in the bag
  • Fill bag with St. Nicholas treats, including a clementine, gold coins, and a candy cane "crozier"
Click for PDF
St Nicholas
Card to include in St. Nicholas Treat Bag
St Nicholas Treat Bag
Photos: The Homely Hours
St Nicholas Treat Bag

By Esther Bley, from The Homely Hours, used by permission.

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