Halloween Bowling

Try to bowl a spooky strike with this Halloween bowling game! Create a DIY bowling ball using Model Magic and Halloween bowling pins using our free colouring pages.

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  • Crayola Model Magic
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Carve a Pumpkin Colouring Page
  • Crayola Jack O’ Lanterns Colouring Page
  • Crayola Haunted House Colouring Page
  • Crayola Witches Hat Colouring Page
  • Crayola Autumn Leaves Colouring Page
  • Crayola No. 2 Pencil
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Coloured Pencils
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Upcycled Tin Cans
  • Liquid Measuring Cup
  • Water
  • Mason Jar with Lid

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Be careful of any uneven edges on the tin can! Adult assistance required.
  • Save any leftover glue mixture for future decoupage art projects!


Step 1

Shape Model Magic into a medium size ball.

Step 2

Use thumb to make a small indent on the top of the ball to hold stem.

Step 3

Use paint brush to create pumpkin shape.

Step 4

Add Model Magic stem to top of pumpkin. Dry overnight.

Step 5

Print colouring page from Crayola.ca.

Step 6

With pencil, mark tin can height on colouring page. Cut along line using scissors.

Step 7

Colour and shade colouring page with coloured pencils.

Step 8

Create glue mixture by adding equal parts water and glue in a mason jar. Twist on lid and shake until well combined.

Step 9

Use paint brush to apply glue mixture to the entirety of the non-coloured side of the colouring page. Wrap glue-side around tin can, then apply more glue mixture to the seam and overtop the colouring page.

Step 10

Repeat steps 5–9 for 5 additional tin cans.

Step 11

Dry 2 hours, then stack cans into a pyramid.

Step 12

Roll Model Magic pumpkin toward cans and bowl away!

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Fall,

    • Games & Activities,

    • Halloween

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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