Age 7 and up This project is rated AVERAGE to do. Triangles make wonderful skirts, and rectangles with a triangle cut at the top finishes off the upper part of the dress. Cut short pieces of chenille stems as crazy hair or as a rim to a top hat. Use felt or chenille sticks for hair. Have a ghoul party! Helpful Hints Use simple shapes to create clothing. Egg Carton Spiders Eco-friendly polyester yarn
What you will need: Cardboard egg carton Pipe cleaners Poster paint Elastic thread Something to poke small holes Instructions: Cut the egg cups out of a cardboard egg carton. Have fun holding your thread and bouncing your scary spider up and down as you take it for a walk! Plastic Bag Ghost What you'll need: White plastic trash bags Black marker Balloons Some string Scissors Masking tape Instructions: Blow up/inflate the balloons and cover each one with a trash bag. Use your imagination to create clothing and accessories such as skirts, vests, bow ties, and hair bows for your ghoul friends. Cut pipe cleaners into 3 inch sections. To make each spider, poke four pipe cleaners through each cup sideways. Use black felt for clothing, hair and mustaches. Naturally, they're going to need something fun and creative to keep them busy. Be as creative as you can-make a scary face or a funny face. Glue clothing and accessories to the white felt. What You Need Styrofoam ball, approximately 4" in diameter Purple acrylic paint Sponge applicator 2 large wiggle eyes Hot glue 9 black chenille sticks Colorful craft gems OR purple sequins and sequin pins Halloween Puppets Dress each one of these fun and colorful ghosts in fancy attire and have fun pretending you are the Ghost Host! Age 5 and up This project is rated EASY to do. If you have yarn lying around, this makes great hair as well! Have a puppet show at home by having kids hide behind the couch and provide a show for the rest of the family. . Having a Halloween party, or just want something fun to adorn your table this season? These friendly spiders are easy to make and fun to look at.> Fall is just around the corner, and with the cooler weather comes more inside time for the little ones. What You Need 6 large craft sticks 1 sheet of white felt White craft glue 12 medium wiggle eyes Colorful craft gem circles or buttons Glittery chenille sticks 1 sheet of black sparkly felt Scissors What You Do Cut out simple ghost bodies from the white felt and glue them to the craft sticks. Glue on wiggle eyes and allow everything to lay flat and dry. With the string, gather and tie each bag under the balloon to make a head. Paint the spiders black or in any wildly creative way you want! After the paint has dried, attach a length of elastic thread to the middle of each spider. Bend the ends to look like eight spider legs. Whatever you want! Attach a piece of string to the top of your ghosts and display them all around your house and yard. Larger triangles can be put together at the points to create bow ties and vests. Using your markers, draw a spooky face on the trash bag. Help your kids prepare for Halloween by constructing these adorable craft projects! They're easy and fun to make and the kiddos will love displaying them for the holiday. Use craft gem circles or buttons to further decorate.