Halloween is the most anticipated and celebrated festival in America, after Christmas. In fact, this festival enjoys the title of being touted as the spookiest and scariest holiday of the year. Observed on October 31 every year, Halloween is a celebration of the ghosts and souls of the dead. It is commemorated with much pomp and glory by kids and adults alike. Pumpkins, bonfires, trick-or-treating, jack-o'-lanterns, costume parties, horror movies, scary stories, and visiting haunted places form the prominent attractions of this special occasion. People also take this holiday as an opportunity to mingle with their family, by making easy and ghoulish crafts to celebrate it with sheer festive mood. These scary yet attractive Halloween crafts can be used as decorations, tricks, and treats for the home, kids, and guests. Read on further to make your Halloween extra special this year. Take a look and have lots of fun!
Fun Halloween Craft Ideas
Adhere to the ideas given in this article to create spooky and fun Halloween crafts. Have fun making them!
Fun Halloween Crafts
- Orange Acrylic Paint
- Brown Acrylic Paint
- Black Permanent Marker
- Remove the caps of the acorns and paint each one in orange acrylic paint.
- Dab a drop of brown acrylic paint on the acorn's point for the stem.
- Allow the paint to dry and create jack-o'-lantern faces with a black permanent marker.
Long-Legged Spider Craft
- 4 1½-inch and 1 2½-inch Plastic Foam Balls
- Craft Knife
- Eight 16-inch-long pieces of Wire (preferably black)
- Black Acrylic Craft Paint
- Glue Gun
- 3/8-inch Googly Eyes
- Crafts Glue
- Scrap of Orange Felt
- Cut each 1½ - inch foam ball into half using a craft knife. This way, you will have eight half foam balls.
- Paint all the ball pieces and wires with black acrylic paint.
- Bend each wire to form the knee, about 4 inches from the end.
- Affix the shorter ends of the wire pieces to the sides of the 2½ - inch foam ball, four on each side, using hot glue.
- Keeping the half balls flat on the floor, glue the other end of each wire onto a half ball.
- Using craft glue, fix the googly eyes on the 2½ - inch ball.
- Cut out eyebrows and mouth from orange felt and attach to the spider face with craft glue.
Eyeball Treat Holders
- Circle Cutters (2- and 3-inch-diameter circles)
- Two 12-inch square pieces of thin Cardboard
- Clear plastic, pull-apart Ornaments
- Spray Paint (white, green & black color)
- Cut out a 2-inch diameter circle in the center of a cardboard square using the 2-inch circle cutter.
- Cut out a 3-inch circle in the center of the second cardboard square using a 3-inch circle cutter.
- Remove the circles from the cardboard as you will be using the cardboard squares as stencils.
- Spread newspapers all over the working area.
- Pull apart the ornament into two halves and spray paint the outside the halves white. Let them dry completely.
- Place the 3-inch cardboard square stencil over the rounded center on the outside of the ornament half.
- Spray paint the visible ornament in green color. Let it dry.
- Mist the outside of the green circle lightly with black spray paint. Dry the circle and remove the stencil.
- Place the 2-inch cardboard square stencil over the green circle.
- Spray paint the visible area on the ornament in black. Allow the paint to dry and remove the stencil.
- Fill the ornament with candies and secure the two halves together.