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October 23, 2023

Spooktacular DIY Fun: 3 Kid-Friendly Halloween Craft Ideas to Decorate Your Home

By Bumo

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At Bumo, we’re all about making parenting easier and more enjoyable. So, with the spookiest season just around the corner, we thought it’s the perfect time to share some Halloween craft ideas that your little ones will absolutely love. We’re all about the happiness here, and what could be happier than seeing your kids get creative and excited about Halloween? Let’s dive right in!

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Halloween Craft #1: Ghostly Garlands

One of the easiest and most adorable Halloween crafts to do with your kids is making ghostly garlands. All you need are some white tissue paper, black markers, and a bit of string. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Prepare the Ghosts: Crumple up small pieces of tissue paper to create little ghost shapes. Keep it simple; remember, we’re all about easy.
  2. Add Faces: Draw cute or spooky faces on your ghostly figures using black markers. Let your kids get creative and design their own ghoulish characters.
  3. String Them Together: Thread a piece of string through the top of each ghost, and there you have it, a whimsical Halloween garland! Hang it in your living room or your kid’s room to add a touch of spooky charm to your home.

Halloween Craft #2: Spooky Spider Webs

Halloween wouldn’t be complete without some creepy-crawlies. This craft is all about creating spooky spider webs and their eight-legged inhabitants. You’ll need white yarn, black pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. Here’s how to make it happen:

  1. Weave the Web: Start by forming a simple web pattern with white yarn. Your kids can get creative with the design, and it’s a fantastic way to develop their fine motor skills.
  2. Craft the Spiders: Bend black pipe cleaners into spider shapes, and attach googly eyes to each one. Place them on the web as if they’re crawling around.
  3. Hang It Up: Once your spooky spider web is complete, hang it on your front door to give your home that eerie, yet playful Halloween look.

Halloween Craft #3: Mummy Mason Jars

For a Halloween-themed DIY decoration that’s as cute as it is crafty, try making mummy mason jars. You’ll need some glass jars, gauze, googly eyes, and glue. It’s as easy as pumpkin pie:

  1. Wrap the Jars: Take some strips of gauze and glue them around the glass jars. Leave some space for the eyes.
  2. Eyes on the Prize: Glue googly eyes onto the wrapped jars. You can make your mummy jars look funny or a little more spooky, depending on your kids’ preferences.
  3. Illuminate the Darkness: Place a battery-operated tea light or an LED candle inside each jar, and watch your mummy jars glow with Halloween spirit.

We hope you and your little ghouls enjoy these spooktacular Halloween crafts. At Bumo, we know that the key to happiness is making cherished memories with your family. These crafts are not only fun but also a great way to bond with your kids. Happy Halloween, and remember, the more giggles and smiles, the better! And if you ever need a helping hand with child care, Bumo is here for you. Because your happiness and convenience mean everything to us. Have a boo-tiful Halloween! 🎃

Find More Halloween Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers on The Bump.

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