If you are looking to get creative this fall season, then these easy Halloween craft ideas are just what you need. There is nothing better then decorating your house with items that you have made to celebrate the holidays. This is not to mention how much money that you can save doing it. Store bought items for Halloween can be very expensive comparatively.
You will also notice that some of these Halloween craft ideas are great to get the little ones involved with. Being creative and making something is a great way to build their skills and get them doing something other then sitting in front of the TV and video games all day.
Let’s get started!
Spooky Silhouette Window Decoration
This project is very simple to do and needs very little in the way of craft supplies. A large piece of or roll of black paper, a pair of scissors and some duct tape is all that you need to get started.
Choose a character that is thought about when it comes to this fall holiday to make your spooky silhouette of. Some of the best choices are going to be a witch, cat, or a jack o lantern. These will look great peeping out of the windows in your house.
Trace the outline of the Halloween character that you have chose. You can easily do this freehanded. However if art is not your best area, you can trace the outline from something else if you would like.
Cut out the outline. You want to make sure that you are being very exact with the edges that you are cutting. This is what is going to make this window decoration stand out.
Tape the Halloween craft idea to your window. Make sure that in the evenings that you have some type of light on in this room so that your work can be seen by people walking by your house.
Trick or Treat Craft Bag Ideas
Not all Halloween craft ideas need to be about decoration for the season. This one is great to get ready for the big night. Store bought trick or treat bags are usually flimsy and they do not hold much in the way of candy.
Why not help your little one to make one that will hold as much candy as they can get. This will also end up costing you less then one of those cheap bags at the store..
Get yourself a white pillow case. You can use other solid colors that will go with the holiday season. Oranges, greens, and reds are colors that would work very well for this project.
Get fabric paints and make different Halloween pictures on the trick or treat bag. Ghosts, pumpkins, witches hats are all some idea of things that are easy to draw and would look great. The sky is the limit for what you can do.
You can finish up your design with glitter, ribbons, or even some plastic spiders glued to the bag. You will need to allow your trick or treat bag to dry completely before you go out to get all of the candy that you can carry.
Ghost Lollipop Halloween Treats
Stand out from all of the other houses on the block with the Halloween treats that you hand out this year. You can make this very easy to make craft idea in no time and really wow all that come to your door this year.
Get a large bag of lollipops. The best ones to use for this are going to be the Dum Dums. They are just the right size and make adorable ghost. You can go larger if you would like. You just might need to get larger sheets of paper for the next step.
Cut white tissue paper into squares. The squares need to be large enough to cover the head of the lollipop and have some excess hanging down. Do this in a large batch and you will be all set to make as many treats as you will need for the trick or treaters this year.
Place the square of tissue paper over the top of your lollipop. Secure it in place by tying a bow around the base of the lollipop with a n orange ribbon or piece of yarn. You can also use rope for this step.
With a black permanent marker you can make eyes on your ghost Halloween treats.
This Halloween craft idea is great to do with large groups like scouts. You will find every will lover making their ghosts for the holiday season.
Flying Bats Halloween Decorations
Many of the Halloween craft ideas take a little bit of creativity and design to make them look their best. This one does not fall into this category. This is a very simple and great to use to decorate inside the house for parties for the fall season.
The items that you will need to make this are very basic. You will need scissors, black construction paper, and fishing twine.
Trace and cut out bat shapes with the black construction paper. The more that you do this the better this decoration will look hanging in your house. You can make your bats all one size or you can very them depending on the look that you want.
Make a small hole on the top of each bat that you can thread the fishing twine through. You want this to be centered so that your bats will hang straight when they are flying.
Tie fishing twine of varying lengths onto your bats. This will make it look like your Halloween decoration has your bats flying at different levels in your house.
Hang your Halloween craft and enjoy.
You do not need to be the best artist out there to do these Halloween craft ideas. These easy to make items are fund a great looking when completed. Friends and family will be awed and wonder how you did this. So make sure to try a couple of these this year!