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Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

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Cute monsters from toilet paper rolls or tubes

Halloween Kids Craft Monsters from Toilet Paper Rolls

 

These Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters are so easy, inexpensive and a great way  for kids to make their own Halloween decoration, or homemade toys to play with.  

It’s a perfect way to help encourage imagination and creativity.  

So simple, while a fun way to spend time together. 

Let the kids make a bunch of them for their own grundle of monsters!





Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Supplies:

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  • Empty toilet paper rolls or cut empty paper towel roll into sections
  • Foam plates




Directions:

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Give each child (and everyone if family activity) an empty toilet paper roll, a foam brush, and a bit of washable paints on a paper plate and let them go to work.
Have fun together while the paint dries (about 30 minutes or so), play a game, decorate cookies, whatever!

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

When the paint is dry, poke holes in the toilet paper roll so that holes are across from each other on the roll.Now stick the pipe cleaner through a hole on one side of the toilet paper roll then through the other hole directly across from it on the other side.

Do as many pipe cleaners as there are holes to make the ‘arms’. 

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Let the kids twist the arms to make monster limbs.If the child is able, let them put the glue dots on the eyes and stick to their monster as they desire.

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

If needed, put the glue dots on the eyes for them, and they can stick the eyes on their monster.

They can make a family or village of monsters!

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013, 2018

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.

Kids Halloween Craft T.P Scary Monsters




Outdoor or Indoor Halloween Wreath or Grave Ornament

Easy Halloween Wreath or Grave Marker

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Outdoor or Indoor Halloween Wreath or Grave Ornament

Halloween Wreath easy and quick made of tulle

This Easy Halloween Wreath or Grave Marker looks great and inexpensive too.

It stores wonderfully from year to year, and looks fabulous when you pull it out.

Hang with ribbon or tulle for your door, or insert a dowel to use as a holiday decorative grave marker.

I’ll show you how to make this Easy Halloween Wreath or Grave Marker quickly in my tutorial.

Easy Halloween Wreath or Grave Marker

Supplies:  

*To make it easy, you can click on each name/title to easily go to that item.

1 1/2 spools of orange tulle (25 yards each spool)

1/2 spool of black tulle (25 yard spool)

10″ straw, foam or grape vine wreath

Optional: Ribbon or additional tulle for hanging on door or wall

Decoration to hang in the middle

spiders to glue in tulle netting

 

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath



Directions:

Cut orange tuelle into approximately 33″ lengths.

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

You will need 40-50 pieces depending on desired amount.Halloween Wreath 2Take one length of tulle and fold it in half, holding each end with a hand.Take the folded tuelle underneath the wreath. 

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Hold the folded end in the center, the loose ends closest to you…




Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Now, bring the loose ends up through the folded end….Pull to tighten the knot to the wreath.

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Do this uniformly all around the wreath, moving them to spread out evenly as needed.Randomly tie on black tulle, also cut to 33″ lengths, to your desired taste.

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Quick and Easy Halloween Wreath

Tie a bow with your contrasting tuelle or ribbon in a cute bow as shown here, or simply around the wreath in a length long enough to hang at an desired place on your door or wall.

If you want to decorate a loved ones grave for the holiday, you will simply insert a dowel.  See how to do this at the end of this post HERE

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013, 2018

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.

Outdoor or Indoor Halloween Wreath or Grave Ornament

Halloween Wreath easy and quick made of tulle




A chocolate bar dressed as a mummy

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

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A chocolate bar dressed as a mummy

Sweet Treat for Halloween

These Halloween Candy Bar Mummies are so FUN, inexpensive and quick to make for the kids.

Teens will enjoy making them for their friends.

Grandparents can make these inexpensive sweet treat for a unique gift their grand kids will actually want:)

If you are a mom giving them to your kids, you could put on a note that says: “Your Mummy Loves You”  or “From Your Mummy“. 

As a family make them for neighbors. 

My tutorial shows you how to  make this Mummy quick and simple, you’ll make a bunch in no time at all!





 

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Supplies:

Simply click on the title/name and it will take you right to the item

2 Flat candy bars

1/8 yard ivory or off white broad cloth (it would be much easier to have 1/4 yard if possible to hold when tearing), off white – you will need 2 strips of fabric for each candy bar.

Sticky glue dots

Wiggly eyes

Spider, sticker, note or other items to attach

Directions:

Cut fabric at 1/2″ with scissors

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Hold fabric securely in both hands and tear to create torn look on edges of fabric.

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies




Put on sticky glue dot and end of fabric.

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Wrap the strip of fabric in a cross-cross fashion to make the mummy look.

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Continue wrapping the strip of fabric. 

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

When the first strip of fabric is used, attach with a glue dot.

Continue with second strip of fabric, in the criss-crossing fashion. 

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Cover the candy bar completely in this fashion.

With glue dots attach wiggly eyes and any decorations, a tag, sticker, etc., to make your mummy ghoulishly delicious!

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

Halloween Candy Bar Mummies

And there you have a SWEET Halloween treat!

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013, 2018

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.

A chocolate bar dressed as a mummy

Sweet Treat for Halloween