happy halloween toddler crafts

The Toddler Room - Craft & Art Ideas for Little Hands and Big Imaginations

**Some crafts may require Hot Glue and other potentially dangerous items - ensure appropriate supervision when crafting with your toddler!**

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My OWN HALLOWEEN COLORING PAGES:

 

Jack-O-Lantern Faces Coloring Book - Draw the faces on the Jack-O-Lanterns

 

PUMPKIN ON A STICK

What You Need 
Large White Paper Plate
Orange Paint
Black Construction Paper
Glue
Crayons
Scissors

How To Make It 
1. Paint the Paper Plate Orange and let dry.
2. Cut out a mouth, nose and eyes from Black Construction Paper.
3. Once Orange paint has dried, glue the mouth, nose and eyes on to pumpkin plate face
4. Fold one tab forward and one tab back and attach it to the bag.

 

HAND PRINT GHOSTS

What You Need 
White Paper
Glue
Crayons
Scissors

 

How To Make It 
1. Trace hands on white paper and cut out hands
2. Draw a face on the ghost. The wrist part will be the ghost's head!)
You can make a chain of Ghosts, Ghosts puppets on a popsicle stick or use the Ghosts to make a Halloween Scene

 

WITCH HANDS

What You Need 
Green Paper
Yellow Paper
Glue
Crayons or Markers
Scissors

 

How To Make It 
1. Trace hands on Green paper and cut out hands
2. Draw and cut out Finger nails on Yellow Paper
3. Draw warts, spots, or dots on the hand.
4. Decorate the Finger nails with glitter and glue to the hands
You can make a chain of Witch hands or make Monster hands using brown papers

HAND PRINT GHOSTS and WITCH HANDS may also be made into Spooky Wreathes!

 

BAT FINGER PUPPETS

What You Need 
Black construction paper
Scissors
Pen
White or silver crayon
Glue
Large pom-pom
2 self-adhesive googly eyes

How To Make It 
1. Make a bat template by drawing a large bat on a single
sheet of paper
2.
cut as many bats as you like out of black construction paper
3.
Cut finger holes in the bat
4.
Glue on a large pom-pom body just below the ears and above
the finger holes.
4.
Glue on the googly eyes to the pom-pom body

 

SPIDERS from EGG CARTONS

What You Need 
Empty egg carton
Black paint
Black pipe cleaners
Googly eyes
Glue
Push pin or paper clip

How To Make It 
1. Cut the cups off an empty egg carton and place them on newspaper.
2. Paint the egg carton cups, inside and out, with a coat of black paint.
3. Use the end of a paper clip or a pushpin to poke four holes along the bottom edge on one side of the cup. Poke matching holes on the opposite side of the cup. (Adults please do this!)
4. Cut four black pipe cleaners into 7-inch lengths to make the fuzzy legs,
5. Thread a pipe cleaner through one of the holes, into the cup, and out the corresponding hole on the other side. Make sure the ends protrude an equal length from both sides of the cup and bend them upward at the base of the spider's body.
6.  Bend or fold the pipe cleaner legs in the opposite direction midway down the legs to create knees and bend the tips to make feet.
7. Finally, glue on googly eyes.

 

 

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updated 01 April 2009