my top three {halloween} crafts for kids


Need some last minute {Halloween} crafts to make?

Give these a try!  So cute!

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I saw these adorable mummies on Craftaholics Anonymous, the spider hands we did at preschool & the ghost footprints I saw on Barney! {Yes, you can get crafty inspiration from a purple dinosaur! ;)}  I have since seen them all over blog land…so we had to give them a try, too! We gave them all a thumbs up!  Easy, simple & cute, cute, cute….and a little SpOoKy!!!! 

Here’s how we made them…all so easy & oh so adorable & fun to do!


Mummy Tutorial


You’ll need:

2×4 blocks {ours were about 7 inches high}

some white material ripped into strips

googly eyes

white paint & glue

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We painted our blocks white.  Even my 2 year old painted his own block!  It doesn’t have to be perfect!  Most of it will be covered in a bit. Once the blocks are dry tie the strip of material around the top, wrap around & around, tie again & tuck in any loose ends.  Make a spot for your mummy’s eyes & glue on two googly eyes.  That’s it!  Adorable!

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Spider Hands Tutorial


You’ll need:

orange cardstock

black paint

googly eyes & glue

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We made these cute little guys at preschool!  You put black paint on both hands & do one hand print at a time overlapping the palm & thumbs, so it makes 8 legs.  Eek!  A spider!!!



Footprint Ghost Tutorial


You’ll need:

white paint & black cardstock

googly eyes & glue

Halloween ribbon

boo! vinyl

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Super easy here, too!  Make two footprints with white paint on black cardstock!  Let the paint dry completely.  Punch two holes & add a ribbon to the top, glue on two googly eyes, apply some Boo! vinyl & their you go!  Now these little guys are fa-boo-lous!  Love! {What a fun way to remember how big your kiddos are each Halloween, too!}

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What are YOU making this weekend?


  1. These are the best! I love that mummy! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Love all the cute ideas! Thanks for posting.


  3. Cute! love the hand and foot print crafts! and thanks for linking back to my mummies!
    happy crafting,

  4. Love all the fun ideas! thanks for linking up to Mom it monday! I will be sharing it on my FB page today! 🙂

    Happy Halloween!

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