Halloween is right around the corner. What better way to get into the festive spirit than with a few homemade crafts for around the house. The following crafts are not only easy to make, but inexpensive as well. Your little ones will enjoy seeing their projects proudly displayed around the house!
Candy Corn Wreath
Think how great this will make your room smell! Not only is this a pretty inexpensive decoration, it is easy as well. You can get your kids to help place the candy corn on the foam wreath, while YOU are in charge of the hot glue gun. Head over to The Jenny Evolution for the instructions (image via www. thejennyevolution . com/diy-candy-corn-wreath/
Candy Corn Paper Craft
This craft requires only markers and construction paper! Because they are easy to make, you could turn them into a garland or place them around the house for a game of hide n' seek! Head over to My Heavenly Recipes for the instructions (image via www. myheavenlyrecipes . com/category/diy/crafts/)
Candy Corn Tree
This festive candy corn tree would be a fun project to surprise little ones. Place several candy corn pieces in a vase, then tell the kids that overnight they will magically grow! You can use the hot glue gun to glue the candy corn to the branches ahead of time so you can quickly assemble. Watch their surprise the next morning! Head over to Woman’s Day for the instructions (image via www. womansday .com/home/crafts-projects/how-to/g332/diy-candy-corn-decorations/?slide=2)
Halloween Paint Chip Cards
These require a trip to the paint store! Grab a couple of orange paint strips for candy corn, green strips for Frankie or black strips for bats. Then add a little construction paper cut outs to decorate. Head over to Angel Sgro for the instructions (image via www. angelasgro .blogspot .com/2008/10/theyre-creepy-and-theyre-kooky.html)
Candy Corn Necklace
This necklace requires DMC floss, glue and a paper clip. Older kids will enjoy putting together a few of these necklaces for their best buddies. Head over to Kids Activity Blog for the instructions (image via www. kidsactivitiesblog .com/75474/make-candy-corn-necklace)
Candy Corn Pots
These cute flower pots would make a great gift for the teacher on Halloween. Fill with a baggie of the teachers favorite candy or a plant! Head to Live, Laugh, Rowe for the instructions (image via www. livelaughrowe .com/fabulous-and-easy-candy-corn-pots/)
Do you have any quick and easy craft ideas for kids?