Haunted Halloween Decorations

Turn cardboard tubes into spook-tacular spirits, boo-tiful bats, scary spiders, and other DIY Halloween decorations. Perfect as Halloween party decor!

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola School Glue
  • Crayola Metallic Markers
  • Paper Towel Rolls
  • Clear Tape
  • Wiggle Eyes

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Younger crafters may need adult assistance for some of the finer cutting details.
  • Create different creatures like a vampire, pumpkin, spider, or Frankenstein monster.

Steps:

1
Step 1

Cut paper towel roll in half.

2
Step 2

On one end, fold both sides of roll inward to create bat ears.

3
Step 3

Paint roll. Let dry 1–2 hours.

4
Step 4

Accordion fold a piece of construction paper.

5
Step 5

Cut in half.

6
Step 6

Cut a small slit in side of roll.

7
Step 7

Pinch construction paper to flatten, and insert into slit.

8
Step 8

Unfold and fan construction paper out. Tape to roll as bat wing.

9
Step 9

Repeat steps 7–8 for second wing.

10
Step 10

Glue wiggle eyes to roll.

11
Step 11

Add mouth and fangs with marker.

12
Step 12

Create any other creatures & display your decorations.

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Fall,

    • Halloween

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+


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