By Tracy Wright
Fall means it is time for family traditions, one of which can be creating fun crafts with your little ones. Included here are some fun and easy Halloween that can be tailored to any age and level of parental involvement. Crafting is your chance to have fun and be creative with your little ones, so grab your supplies and have a good time.
Halloween Ghoul Hands
A delicious craft that doubles as a semi-healthy snack, you and your little ones will love making these and bonus, they can be given out at school to balance out all of the sweet treats kids get.
- Disposable food gloves (preferably latex free and without powder for allergies)
- Popped popcorn
- Candy Corn and Hershey Kisses
- Halloween Spider rings
- Ribbon or twist ties
Roll Up Mummies
- Place candy corn or Hershey kisses on bottom of fingers to make ghoul’s nails.
- Cook popcorn or use already bagged popcorn to stuff gloves.
- Tie up hands with ribbons.
- Place spider rings on fingers.
A craft that will require little extra supplies, just make sure you save those empty toilet paper rolls! You can make a spooky mummy or a fun mummy, it is all up to you and your kids!
- Toilet Paper Rolls
- Black Paint or Spray Paint
- Googly Eyes
- First Aid Gauze
Mason Jar Halloween Friends
- Paint toilet paper roll black.
- After drying, affix splotches of glue around roll.
- Paste pieces of gauze around the roll.
- Place googly eyes on roll to make your own mummy!
This craft will really light up your Halloween! Allow your children to be creative as there are many options that can be done with this craft like green ghoul, witch, cat or spider.
- 3 Mason Jars
- Different Color Paints or Spray Paint (White, Black, Orange)
- Different Colored Construction Paper
- Halloween Colored Ribbon
- Tea lights
- Paint each mason jar a different color (white ghost, black bat and orange pumpkin).
- Paint on creepy or funny eyes and mouths on each jar.
- Use your construction paper to make different parts of monster for the jars (wings for black bat, green stem for the pumpkin).
- Tie ribbon around the opening of each jar.
- Drop a tea light into the jar.
** Crafts should always be done under the supervision of an adult.