Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Crepe Paper Pumpkin Craft

These are some cute little pumpkins we made last night.

You will need: 1 plastic grocery bag, orange crepe paper, scissors,tape, construction paper, glue and pipe stem cleaner.

Ball the grocery bag up.
Wrap bag with crepe paper.

Wrap the top of the crepe paper with tape and pipe stem cleaner.
Add other pipe stem cleaner to look like a vine. Cut out little leaves.
And glue on leaves

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Halloween Paper Plate Crafts (Black Cat and Spider)

These are so simple ,but yet so cute. I know I always say that.

You will need: Large black plate, small black plate, glue, construction paper, scissors, stapler and chenille stems for the cat's whiskers.

Staple large and small plate together.

Cut out pieces for the spider

or for the cat.

Glue on pieces.

I also glued on another chenille stem to use as a hanger.

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Monday, September 29, 2008

3 Halloween Decorations made with Craft Sticks

Here are some easy Halloween decorations made with large crafts stick.

The first project is a ghost plant stick.

You will need: Plastic grocery bag, large craft stick, scissors, black marker and

Cut 4 squares from the plastic bag and place them on top of each other.

Fold around the stick.

Tie the string around the neck and decorate the face.

The next projects are a Frankenstein and a Jack-o-Lateran.

Spookley the Square Pumpkin.

You will need: 6 crafts sticks for each project, green or orange paint, brush, black marker, glue, scissors, wiggly eyes and construction paper.

Paint craft sticks.
Allow to dry.

Glue sticks together. I did use a glue gun to speed up the process.

Cut out paper pieces.
Glue them on.

Decorate with marker.

I glued a chenille stem to the back to use as a hanger.

Have fun getting ready for Halloween !!!!!!

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Another Pre School Apple Craft

Here is another apple craft that allows me to use a hand print. I love hand print crafts.

You will need: Paper, green paint, brush, scissors and glue.

Make a green hand print at the top of the paper.

Cut out an apple shape for a guide to follow or draw an apple shape.

Cut red paper into small shapes.

Glue on red paper to the apple shape.

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Fall Toilet Paper Roll Tree

This is a great craft for even young children. I think it turned out so cute.

You will need: Red, yellow and orange paint, scissors, toilet paper roll, and green construction paper (or card stock).

Cut the green paper into the shape of the tree top.

Use fingerprints dipped in the paint as Fall leaves.

Cut 2 slits down, across from each other on the toilet paper roll.
Slide tree top into those slits.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

Halloween Hand and Foot Print Wreath

Cheyanne and I had so much fun doing this wreath. And I think it turned out great.

You will need: Paint , brushes, construction paper, glue, scissors and poster board.

For the pumpkin print, paint palm of hand and stamp on paper.

After orange paint has dried decorate Jack-o-lanterns.

For the ghost, paint bottom of the foot with white paint, then stamp on black paper. Decorate ghosts face.

Cut out each print.

Make a wreath shape with the poster board. I traced bowls for the circle.

Glue on pumpkins and ghosts.

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