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Halloween

30/09/2019
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Make Halloween Cards – Halloween Crafts

Make these spooky Halloween cards to use as party invitations or decorations! This craft activity is suitable for 5-7 years. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Sheet of A4 orange card Sheet of A4 black card 2 yellow buttons Scraps of pink corrugated card and blue 3 paper straws 1 sheet of yellow acetate film Scissors Glue stick Ruler Pencil STEP 1: Firstly, fold the orange piece of A4 in half to create the background to the card. Using the templates trace and... Read More

30/09/2019
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Make Your Own Spooky Pizza Box – Halloween Crafts

Create a spooky 3D Halloween Scene by recycling a pizza box. This craft activity is ideal for children aged 5-7. Follow the instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Pizza box A3 black card Yellow and orange card Blue metallic self-adhesive film Scissors Glue stick Autumn leaves STEP 1: Cover the outside of the pizza box with blue metallic self-adhesive film and decorate the inside of the pizza box to create the background. STEP 2: Use the templates to sketch the outlines of the haunted house, the... Read More

30/09/2019
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Make Your Own Hanging Paper Monsters – Halloween Crafts

Have fun with coloured cards, free your imagination and create funny Halloween hanging monsters. This fun craft activity is ideal for children aged between 7-11. Follow the instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: A3 green and orange card Black and white card Scissors Glue stick Coloured fake fur or feathers Stapler STEP 1: Get inspired by the monster pictures and sketch the outline of a monster body onto the green or orange card and then cut out the monster shape. STEP 2: Cut different shapes out... Read More

30/09/2019
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Make Your Own Spooky Bats – Halloween Crafts

Get ready for Halloween by making these spooky bats! An ideal activity for 5-7 year olds; follow the instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Black wool and scissors Scraps of cardboard Large black pom poms Self-adhesive googly eyes Double-sided sticky tape Wooden lolly sticks STEP 1: To make the large bats we made some black woolen pompoms. We cut out two circles of card each measuring 6cm in diameter and then cut a smaller circle 2cm in diameter in the middle to create a doughnut shape.... Read More

30/09/2019
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Make Your Own Haunted House – Halloween Crafts

Get imaginations running riot and create a magnificent haunted house out of spare boxes and coloured card. Art materials you will need: Cardboard boxes in different sizes A juice carton Black paint Paintbrush Black, orange & yellow card Glue and scissors Black pencil/pen White tissue paper STEP 1: Glue 2 or 3 different sized boxes together and leave to dry. The top part of a juice carton makes a good top section for the house. STEP 2: Paint the boxes black and leave to dry. Add a second coat if... Read More

25/09/2019
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How To Make Your Own Slime for Halloween [VIDEO]

What could be better than concocting up your own slimey creation for Halloween? We have everything you need to turn your potions into slime and cast your spells! Add paint, glitter or even glow-in-the-dark paint to create the ultimate Halloween slime this year. Simply follow our easy step-by-step crafts guide below or watch our video tutorial and get creative with the children this Halloween. How To Make Your Own Slime: Art materials you will need: PVA Glue Magic Slime Potion (all the ingredients in one handy tub) Coloured Glitter Spoon... Read More

Halloween Window suncatcher crafts 19/10/2018
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Spooky Suncatchers – Halloween Crafts

How To Make A Halloween Window Decorate your windows with these Un-BOO-lievable Halloween suncatcher pictures and create a spooky atmosphere in your classroom, setting or home! Ideal for children ages 5-7 years old. Materials you will need: Glue Stick Scissors Black Card Tissue Paper Pale Pencil To make a Halloween Window, follow these simple instructions: Cut some strips of black card, roughly 3-4cm wide. (Don’t worry about making them straight, as wobbly edges look more interesting!) Glue 4 strips together to make a frame shape, then trim off any overhanging ends... Read More

Spiders Webs halloween crafts 19/10/2018
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Spooky Spiders Webs – Halloween Crafts

How To Make Spooky Spiders Webs for Halloween Let the children practice their weaving skills and create their own colourful spooktacular spiderwebs this Halloween. Materials you will need: Lolly Sticks Black Paint Medium Paintbrush Black Wool Coloured Wool Medium Black Pom-Pom Small Wiggly Eyes Glue Scissors To make the spiderweb, follow these simple instructions: Clean and dry 3 lolly sticks. Paint the sticks black and leave to dry. Glue the sticks together to make a star shape. Take a ball of wool and glue one end to the inside of... Read More

pumpkin prints halloween art craft 27/09/2018
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Pumpkin Prints – Halloween Crafts

How To Make Pumpkin Prints for Halloween Make your very own pumpkin prints! Get the kids into the arts and crafts spirit this Autumn with this colourful craft idea for Halloween. Ideal for children aged 0-5 years old. Materials you will need: Orange and Black Paper Glue Paints Paintbrush Apple Black Fine Liner Pen To make your own Pumpkin Prints, follow these simple instructions: Mix some orange paint onto a plate. Cut an apple in half and use it to print some shapes onto black card. When the shapes are... Read More

Leafy ghosts halloween crafts 27/09/2018
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Leafy Ghosts – Halloween Crafts

How To Make Leafy Ghosts for Halloween With Halloween just around the corner and the colourful Autumn leaves beginning to fall, why not get crafty with the leaves and engage the children in some Autumn DIY. So when you’re next out on a brisk Autumn nature walk, take a bag with you to collect some leaves and turn them into an array of friendly ghosts when you get back – perfect for a spooktacular Halloween display! Materials you will need: Dry Leaves White Acrylic Paint Paintbrush Thick Black Marker Pen... Read More