Halloween Craft Ideas That Is So Easy To Make At Home
Halloween crafts are an important part of the festival as it teaches us about the festival, also gives us idea on what symbols are of the festival. Most Halloween crafts are made at home by family members. In any case, if you have no time you can purchase it online or from craft stores.
Making Halloween crafts is one of the most exciting activities for Halloween. All family members come together and try to decorate house using homemade crafts. From children to adults all make Halloween crafts based on their skills.
DIY Halloween Craft Ideas
Here are some amazing crafts you can try with family this Halloween which can be used to decorate your home and your party as well.
DIY Spinning Spirits
A fascinating craft made out of paper. With just a allow breeze can make these paper ghost look very real. You can hang these ghosts on the windows, ceiling and they will spin to scare all your guests. Draw a ghost shape using on a white sheet of poster board and the cut it. Use black construction paper to cut eyes and mouth. The stick using glue ion the white paper. Poke a hole on top of the paper ghost and put a string through it and tie a knot. Now you can easily hang these scary ghosts.
DIY Bat Box
Bat box is perfect for this spooky festival as bat being a symbol of Halloween. To make the bat box, take flaps off a box and flip it over. Now stick the side and bottom with construction paper. Make eyes halfway up the front. Keep the eyes 2-inch apart. Use a knife to cut the eye which should measure 3/8 inches. Now put battery-operated tea lights to make it scary at night. To make the eyeballs, cut white paper circles and then making small holes in the center. Glue the eyeballs, the fangs, and mouth. To complete your box cut out ears and stick on the back of the box using double-sided tape.
DIY Boo Zoo
A very fun activity for children to make in the supervision of parents. The Boo Zoo is very creative and attracts a lot of attention.
To make the Mouse – Take a small pumpkin with a long stem (for tail). Now cut the mouse facial characteristics. Use duct tape and attach back of the ears to the pumpkin.
To make the Cat – Same as the mouse make a face. To make the body, take a black paper and cover an oatmeal canister. Use tacky glue to stick legs and tail. Now put the pumpkin head on top of it.
To make the Elephant – For this, you need a round pumpkin which has a long stem to make a trunk. Same way as the mouse and cat create the face and body of the elephant.
DIY Skull Treat Cup
A great way to serve your treats this Halloween. This will be a fun activity for the family and will be a good memory for all. You will get appreciated for your creativity.
You can use paper-punched shapes. All you have to do is punch eyes, heart nose, and to make the skull’s face cut out rectangles. Take the two strips of white cardstock and attach to four punched hearts. Now crisscross the strips and stick on the back of the cup.
DIY Haunted House Luminary
This is an amazing craft to make. The look of it is very rich with bright colors and definitely, will entertain your children.
You need empty juice carton and use it as the centerpiece. Now use black crafts foam to cover the sides of the carton. Use strips of scalloped edge glitter paper to make the roof. Parents or adults should use utility cutter to cut windows and doors. Now all you have to do is decorate the house with craft foams and ready crafts of bats and cars. To finish your craft put a battery-operated tea light to shine your haunted house.
DIY Mummy Candy Holder Craft
The mummy candy holder is perfect for Halloween as it can scare off your guest with this scary holder. Things you need to make the holder are Scissors, 4-ounce plastic water bottle, cheesecloth, utility knife, tacky glue, quarter size plastic container and small cotton balls.
To make the mini mummy, cut to off 4-ounce of water bottle using a utility knife. To make a large mummy, make use of a quart-size container. To make the facial features use a cotton ball to make the nose, stick googles eyes. To make the bigger mummy nose use water-bottle cap. To make mummies, use the cheesecloth and glue on the corner of the cloth to the container and wrap around the container. Cover the nose but not eyes. Add more layers of cheesecloth if required.
DIY Lashes and ‘Staches
A craft relating best to the festival is making use of pumpkins. There is no need to carve your pumpkin this Halloween. To make eyelashes and mustache, use cut out stock and stick using double sided tape. You can also make use of craft foam instead of paper.
Stack-ò- Lantern is a very creative way to decorate your house. You can make this craft and put it on the outside of your house. The first thing you need to do is find a steel U-post or purchase it and put into the ground. Next, take pumpkins and make 5-inch holes on the top and bottom part. Now carve faces and clean the inside of the pumpkin. Slowly, drop them onto the post and putting the pumpkin with the intact top at the top of the pile. Put glow sticks inside the pumpkin to light your pumpkins.
DIY Binky Babies
Babies are cute and here is a craft that will make your pumpkins look cuter. There is no need to carve a pumpkin, all you need are small pumpkin, nipple from pacifier, pins, black marker, baby cap. First, cut the nipple from the pacifier and use pins to attach to the base of pumpkins. Use black marker to make the eyes. Put a baby cap on the pumpkin. This is the cutest pumpkin you will see. All your guests will compliment these cute pumpkins and falling love with them.
DIY Witch Pumpkin
A witch pumpkin is perfect for this Halloween as pumpkin and witches both being Halloween-centric symbols. Things you need to make the witch pumpkin are glue, a pumpkin with pointy stem, black poster board, green streamers, party hat, scissors, dinner plate, tape, craft foam in gold, white, green and black, and tape.
To make the witch pumpkin, use the stem to make the nose of the witch by turning pumpkin on its side. Take free streamers and cut them in the foot long strips. Stick to top of the pumpkin to make it look like the hair of the witch. You can use streamers to give it more original witch look. Use sticky glitter foam to cut face shapes and stick them. Use the dinner plate and cut a circle on the back poster board. Now stick it to the pumpkin. Use black adhesive craft foam to cover the hat, then cut gold craft foam to stick to hat to complete your craft.
DIY Sparkly Squash
Have you ever thought of shiny pumpkins? Here is a new way to design your pumpkin and shine your place. All you need is a paintbrush, watered down glue and fine glitter. Spread the water down glue using a paintbrush and drizzle glitter over it.
DIY Character Treat Bags
A very easy and simple craft to make. This craft is not only to decorate your home but also useful to your guest as they can carry small things back with them. The main thing they will carry are the memories.
All you need are black, orange and white papers and create popular symbols like the bat, black cat, and many others. Now you can decorate with this cutout or also can use ready-made decorations. But it is more fun to make something by yourself.
DIY Yarn-Wrapped Spider
Here is a creepy craft that looks cute and scary. First, you need to wrap the black yarn with a foam ball and stick the end with hot glue. Use chenille stems to coil eight legs of the spider around a pencil. Add pony head to the curled chenille stem and poke them into the ball. To complete your craft project, place googles eyes and nose on your spider.
DIY Masked Marvels
We al love wearing masks be it Halloween or any other festival. Why not make your masks instead of buying from a store. All you need is a blank canvas to make your masks.
To make a simple cat, paint the mask black, make whiskers and ears using paper and use pom-pom to make a nose. To make an alien, paint the mask with olive color and red paint squiggles, stick the google eyes and affix chenille stems. To make the bejeweled bat, Paint the mask purple and attach craft foam wings and self-stick gems.
DIY Haunted Forest Centerpiece
The haunted forest centerpiece looks exquisite when kept on the coffee table and gives a very elegant look. You need a licorice (wire thread and shaped) to make a forest. First, cut the ends of six pieces of black licorice. Then insert wire gauge through the holes. Hold all pieces together and bend the ends of to make it look like a tree trunk. Bend the other side to make gnarled tree branches and wrap black wire on all sides of the centerpiece. Do same for all trees. To complete the landscape put the tree on a chocolate-frosted graham cracker and add candy corn fence around it. You can add synthetic pumpkins under the tree.
There are plenty of craft ideas available on the internet which you can use or create something by yourself. This Halloween tries to have all the fun with your creativity and indulge all family members in the activity in making it more entertaining. Have a great Halloween by making all the craft art.