Six fun crafts for your kids to sink their teeth into from the Red Ted Art blog - always fun

 

Hello hello! Lovely to be here and visiting with some crafty crafts.. we do love this time of year – the leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter and we head indoors to do some lovely CRAFTS! With Halloween approaching, we love to make Halloween FUN and not too ghoulish at all. So today, we are sharing 6 of our favourite Halloween craft ideas…

If you are after some “sweet” Halloween crafts – not your normal ghoulish crafts, check out our 15 Owl Crafts – I think they make for a nice “gentle” Halloween Craft for Kids.

Halloween Pinata

 

Here is a quirky little idea – have some Bat Pinatas or Bat Goodie Bags for your kids’ Halloween party. Easy to make and fun to take home!

Halloween Crafts

 

I love this craft – as it is easy for toddlers and big kids to help make AND it is a great “recycled craft”. Use all jars and tissue paper to make these effective Jack O’Lanterns. We made ours 4yrs ago and they are still going strong!halloween cookies

 

We do like to get crafty in the kitchen too.. here are some and surprisingly SIMPLE to make “Frankenstein Cookie Pops“. Yum.

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Need an easy costume? Have a go at this easy No Sew Witch Costume which will delight little and big girls all the same. Why not make a Mother and Daughter outfit? No sewing required!

Cute Pom Pom Bats How To

Super cute Pom Pom Bat Craft – I always KNEW that bats were cute! And here are even more Bat Crafts to whet your appetite!Autumn Crafts with Nature

We love NATURE crafts.. and these little Spiders are perfect Nature AND Halloween Craft – go find some conkers and get crafty!
Kids craft booksI hope these 5 Halloween crafts have inspired you to have a go and look at what you can find in your local area! There really are so many great Halloween Crafts out there, that I challenge you not to find something that you like!

If you want more craft ideas that use nature or recycled materials – making your crafts environmentally friendly, thrifty and fun, do check out my book Red Ted Art, Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids. Packed with 60 lovely ideas to get you and the family crafting, this makes a wonderful gift or addition to any family bookshelf!headshot March 14

Maggy is a mum of two and passionate crafter and author of best selling craft book Red Ted Art, Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids. As if that isn’t enough she also writes for Fun, Crafts, Kids – an eclectic website show casing an array of crafts and fun activities for all age groups. You will also find her on Life at The Zoo for all sorts of things including cooking with kids and Theatre Books and Movies for well, just that. Maggy’s craft site, Red Ted Art, is also now being translated into German! Enjoy!