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Halloween Crafts, Easy and Fun Activities.

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Hello! Time flies by and one of the most anticipated days for the little ones is approaching. It’s time to start working on some fun crafts for Halloween. Yay!. And as I have already mentioned in my article of crafts for children with recycled cardboard, I like to use the recycling materials that I have at home to make crafts with my children. That way, they learn the importance of recycling, and with this, I also teach them to classify waste materials from recyclables. And as a mom, I also save money on materials when teaching them a craft.

So, today I bring you these easy and fun Halloween crafts that you can make with toilet paper rolls and canned food containers. I also include an activity with ice cream sticks that although it’s not recycling, is low cost and is a fun activity for kids. In addition, I have made a video and I hope you like it. Don’t forget to share it if you think it’s a great idea for kids.

Easy and Fun Halloween Crafts with Toilet Paper Rolls

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Don’t throw the toilet paper rolls! We got to make a Jack O’lantern, a mummy, a bat, and Frankenstein. Don’t let your creativity end here, you can always elaborate many things.

What do you need for this easy and fun Halloween Craft :

Instructions:

  • Paint each toilet paper rolls with different colors (orange, black and red). To make the mummy, you don’t need to paint the tube.
  • Glue the wiggle eyes in each toilet paper roll, with the exception of the Jack O’Lantern in which we will cut 3 black triangles for the eyes and nose.
  • Decorate them as shown in the photo and in my video tutorial.

Easy and Fun Halloween Crafts with Food Cans

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  • We made this craft with canned food containers and we have turned them into a pencil holder decorated with Halloween themes. Isn’t it cute?

Materials needed for this Halloween Craft:

Instructions to Make Frankenstein theme:

  • Paint the can with green paint.
  • Let it dry.
  • Glue the wiggle eyes using the glue gun.
  • Draw the mouth and eyebrows with a black marker

Instructions for Jack O’Lantern theme:

  • Wrap the orange yarn in the can by gluing with the glue gun at the beginning, in the middle and at the bottom of the can.
  • Glue the wiggle eyes.
  • Glue the plastic spider at the top.
  • On black cardstock, draw the mouth and glue it.

Halloween Crafts with Wood Craft Sticks

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Materials:

Instructions:

  • Place 6 wooden sticks 19 mm wide together.
  • Glue 3 wooden sticks 10 mm wide diagonally, that way the 6 wooden sticks can be held together (in my video I show you how to do it).
  • Make three different sets and paint each one with different colors (green, orange and purple).
  • For Jack O’lantern, draw the face on the orange set. Before using the black marker I first drew it with a pencil. On the back, glue the pipe cleaner.
  • For the monster: With black or white marker draw the mouth as shown in the photo and paste googly eyes of different sizes.
  • For the Frankenstein: With a black marker draw the hair, mouth, and nose and glue two googly eyes of large size.

I hope you enjoy doing these crafts with the kids at home or in the classroom. If you like it you may also want to check this post about making a haunted house with recycling. You can always leave me a comment, I enjoy hearing from you!

Happy Halloween!

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