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Halloween Crafts

September 24, 2019

Get ready for Halloween with these fun and spooky crafts for kids!

1. Paper Roll Bat
Supplies:
  • Toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll cut down)
  • Black construction paper
  • White paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Glue
Directions:
  1. Line your toilet paper roll up with your black construction paper. Have an adult help cut out a piece of the paper to fit around your roll.
  2. Glue that piece of black construction paper around your toilet paper roll.
  3. Using your leftover black construction paper, draw and then cut out two wings for your bat.
  4. Use glue to attach one wing to each side of your toilet paper roll.
  5. Take your white paint and paint a face for your bat.
2. Paper Plate Pumpkin Mask
Supplies:
  • 1 Paper plate
  • Orange and green paint
  • Paintbrush
  • 2 Popsicle sticks
  • Black construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
Directions:
  1. Draw two circles for eyes on the paper plate then, with an adult's help, carefully cut them out with scissors.
  2. Paint the entire front of the paper plate with orange paint. Let dry.
  3. Paint one of your popsicle sticks with green paint. Let dry.
  4. Glue one of your popsicle sticks to the top of your pumpkin mask.
  5. Have an adult help cut out a mouth and nose from the black construction paper. Then, glue them to the mask.
  6. Glue or tape the second popsicle stick to the bottom of your mask. Let dry. Then enjoy your mask!
3. Hanging Bats
Supplies:
  • Black construction paper or craft foam
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes
  • String, yarn, or fishing line
  • Pencil
  • Bat template (Create your own or search for one online.)
Directions:
  1. Download and print out a bat template. Fold it in half, then cut it out. Using a pencil, trace the bat shape onto a piece of black construction paper then cut it out. (Have an adult help with the cutting.)
  2. Glue two googly eyes to the bat’s face.
  3. Use a hole punch to create a hole at the bottom of the bat’s body. Then, tie a piece of string through it and create a knot.
  4. Hang your finished bat from a tree in your front yard or anywhere you choose!

Check out our Pinterest for even more Halloween crafts and activities to try!

Have a safe and happy Halloween!

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