Printable Halloween Decorations Ideas
Remember that handmade decorations are ALWAYS better because you have the satisfaction of being creative! If you really like doing this do it again for Christmas with red and green paint and pretty little ornaments. Halloween usually conjures up images of strange shapes dark movie characters and popular animals. These days though these common figures can be made in more ways than one and using an assortment of different materials. Here are the top eleven variations on the most popular Halloween arts and crafts for kids. Bats It s not necessary for you to buy plastic bats for Halloween decorations. You can easily cut patterns or two dimensional bats from construction paper or cartolina. Bat Halloween arts and crafts for kids can also be creatively made out of egg cup cartons to hang or out of clothes pins to clip on curtains.
Skeletons Arms The skeleton arms have string or wool running through them. With a length of string doubled in half thread the loop through 6 of the discarded peg springs and then thread the rest of the string through the loop and pull tight to that the springs are firmly connected to the end of the string. This is the skeleton s hand. Stick two peg halves back to back with the string sandwiched between. The tapered end of the pegs should point to the hand. This is the forearm. In a similar fashion glue two more peg halves so that the rounded end meets the rounded ends of the forearm. This is the skeleton s upper arm. Finally make the skeletons shoulder with two more pegs the rounded ends meeting the tapered ends of the upper arm. Cut the remaining string at the tapered ends of the skeleton s shoulder. Make two arms in this way. Use some pegs as clamps to hold the pegs until the glue has started to fix the pegs. Leave to one side to dry.
Make a number of such luminaries and line your walkway with them for the trick or treat night. Another arts and craft idea for Halloween is to drape your home with fun ghost or pumpkin garlands. These garlands are really easy to make. You require some white construction paper if you are making ghosts or orange construction paper if you are making pumpkins. Draw your ghost or pumpkin on the paper using a pencil or pen. Ensure that while drawing the figures you leave a tab on the top to fold while stringing the garland. Draw funny or scary faces on the figure using a black marker and then cut out the figures. To make your garland really long cut out many such figures. Place the string on the fold of the tab. Use staples glue or tape to secure the figures.
You can purchase clear plastic goblets and have fun mixing red food coloring. Make the blood thicker by adding cornstarch to the mixture. A Pumpkin Yard Halloween Arts And Crafts Theme You don t always have to use real pumpkins in a Halloween arts and crafts pumpkin them. You can use other items such as green bell peppers and mandarins and place tea candles in them to create scary faces. For an old creepy deserted look you can spread dried leaves along the hallway and on tables. Hang sticks in your porch. Place plastic spiders rats and eyeballs within the mass of dead leaves and sticks. A scary scarecrow would be another Halloween arts and crafts idea you can add to your pumpkin yard. Hang an old dusty shirt over a clothes hanger. Staple the bottom part of the shirt and stuff it with hay or dead grass. Use dead branches for the arms.