Do you face a daily bewitching hour when you are trying to make dinner and the kids are restless? Crafts are the perfect way to keep them busy. Halloween provides inspiration for easy crafts kids will love. Set up a table with a few Halloween crafts for kids and let them get lost in their creativity.
Halloween DIY Photo Props (Exclusive for The Good Stuff)
Create fun Halloween props by having your kids draw a witch hat or pumpkin using stencils. Cut out and decorate with ribbons and sequins and then tape a lollipop stick to the back.
- Print out witches hat or pumpkin to use as a stencil
- Washi tape and/or ribbons
- Skewers or long lollipop sticks
- Print out word signs
DIY Washi Pumpkin Art (Exclusive for The Good Stuff)
This is such an easy do-it-yourself project that gives you a unique piece of framed artwork. Just trace and cut out a pumpkin on one sheet. Then trace the pumpkin onto the second sheet with a pencil. Start from the bottom and layer rows of Washi tape up to the top. Cover with the stencil and it’s ready to frame.
- 2 pieces of card stock
- 4-5 rolls of Washi tape
Give your kids a pumpkin, duct tape and plastic eyes so they can “mummify” your pumpkins for a spooky craft that’s double the fun.
Toilet Roll Bat Buddies
Recycle your toilet paper rolls into little bats. This is an easy, kid-friendly Halloween craft that involves some scissors, paper and glue.
Pumpkin Spice Play Dough
The kids can mix up this fall drink-inspired play dough and then spend hours playing with it.
Hand Print Witch
This craft is your typical hand print art with a spooky twist. The kids use their hand print as the base.
Ribbon Covered Pumpkins
This is one of the simpler Halloween crafts for kids because all they need is a pumpkin, some ribbon and voila!
Wood Slice Chalkboard
Source: Craftaholics Anonymous
Buy a slice of wood from your local craft store and then have your kids paint it with blackboard paint. They will have little chalkboards that will continue to provide playtime fun throughout the year.
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