Free Printable Happy Halloween Pumpkin Stencils
Are there any educational benefits associated with an online Halloween coloring book? If you are asking me I will say "yes". Children seek many different forms of entertainment. Many are content to indulge in a good store bought coloring book while others enjoy the entertainment that an online Halloween coloring book has to offer. Many parents may not realize it but coloring - whether it is online or offline - offers numerous educational benefits. First this type of activity encourages children to be creative in many ways. Creativity is the basis of all educational experience. If a child can be creative they can easily open themselves up to a number of educational experiences. Not many parents would believe an online Halloween coloring book could have this type of effect.
Table sprinkles in the form of ghosts pumpkins witches or bats can be used to give that creepy look. Place these decorated candles around the house and watch them light up the evening! Another art and craft Halloween decoration is the creepy balloon ghost which is very easy to make. All you need is white balloons and plastic grocery bags. The bags should be plain with no writing on them. Here is how to create a spooky ghost: Cut off the handles of the grocery bag. Leaving the bottom of the bag intact with the help of scissors cut the bag into dangling strips up to about an inch from the bottom seam. In the same manner cut up another grocery bag. Fill up the balloon with air and knot it up. Tape the seam of one bag to the front and the other to the back leaving the knot on top.
Making the Halloween decorations is not only a fun activity; it gives your house a festive look. One need not be an expert in art to make these decorations. All you need is loads of imagination creativity and a few items available around the house and you are ready to get going. Some simple ideas are given below to get you started. One of the easiest Halloween decorations to make is creepy candles. You will need candles sequins beads colored threads and any other trinkets that take your fancy. The candles should be of dark colors you could go for the Halloween colors of black and orange. With the help of simple white glue stick these trinkets around the candles in any manner you like. You may have to use tweezers to stick the small items onto the candle.
You can spray-paint the bags either orange or black or use the colors for alternately placed bags. Weigh down the bags with sand and place small tea candles or votive candles inside glass votive cups in the bags. You can place these creepy luminaries all along the walkway up to the front porch for a spooky effect. It is a great way to lead the trick-or-treaters towards the treats awaiting them. A glass luminary can be made by using simple glass canning jars. Cut out a skeleton face a ghost face or a pumpkin face on a sheet of paper. Tape the paper to the front of the jar and spray paint with either black or orange color. Place a candle inside the jar and light it up to give an eerie look to the house! Another simple Halloween decoration can be made with the help of orange construction paper.