Tag Archives: Easy Halloween Crafts

Fun Fur Spiders!

18 Oct

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With all of the beautiful pipe cleaners and fun fur available today, it’s easy to make cute spiders for your pumpkin patch (or anywhere)!

 

Materials for each spider:

4 pipe cleaners

1 pom pom

2 wiggly eyes

Fun Fur

Hot Glue

 

Directions:

1. Cross the four pipe cleaners over each other like the spokes of a wheel and twist at the center to keep them together.

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2. Allow one end of  Fun Fur to drop down below the middle, then start weaving the yarn in and out of the pipe cleaner “legs.”

3. When you think the body is the right size, cut yarn, and tie end to loose end at bottom of spider. Trim extra yarn.

4. Have an adult help you hot glue a pompom to the front of the spider for a head.

5. Add (at least) two wiggly eyes.

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Hints:

*If you would like a spider to be more puffy in the middle, glue an extra pompom to center of pipe cleaners before wrapping with yarn. Wrap yarn around it a few times before weaving through the legs. We did this for the orange spider.

*Add a piece of fishing line and let your spider dangle!

Inspiration:

This craft was inspired by a craft my mom made in girl scouts. This spider used to have a paper head. It doesn’t look so good anymore!

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Halloween Craft Round-Up

28 Oct

We thought it would be fun to gather up all of our Halloween crafts into one post. If you like what you see, click on it. It will take you to the post that gives instructions on how to do the craft.

Classy Glassy Halloween Pendants

 

 

Halloween Table Tree

 

 

Painted Treat Jars.

Mummy Pencil

Easy Costume!

 

Happy Halloween!

 

 

Halloween Wreathes

6 Oct

Use these fun wreathes to make your house festive for Halloween. We found a bunch of cool Halloween cupcake liners, brads, and cardboard shapes at T.J. Maxx and we couldn’t resist making wreathes again.

Supplies:

1. Vine Wreath (We found these at the Dollar Tree.)

2. Cupcake Liners

3. Embellishments (We used tag board shapes, brads, and cupcake liners purchased from T.J. Maxx.)

4. Hot Glue

 Directions:

1. Fold and twist cupcake liners into desired shapes.

2. Thread liners through cracks between the vines in the vine wreaths.

4. Using hot glue (with adult help) glue on embellishments.

5. You can also glue smaller cupcake liners on top of wreath.

To see our other version of cupcake liner wreathes click HERE.

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