How to Make Halloween Lanterns for Spooky Halloween Decorations Crafts for Kids


How to Make Halloween Lanterns for Spooky Halloween Decorations Crafts for Kids


Here’s a lantern that is a very easy arts and crafts Halloween activity for kids to make. And guess what- you can also use it to store your Halloween treats when you go trick-or-treating. So pick up an old plastic bottle and start making it right now…easy instructions follow below:

Materials required:

Plastic bottle

Thick black paper

Orange/yellow paper


Craft glue



Step 1

With an adult’s ¬†help cut out the top of the plastic bottle.


Step 2

Cover the plastic bottle by covering it with a rectanglular piece of black paper and rolling it around the plastic bottle. Cut out a rectangular piece of orange- yellow paper and stick it as shown, leaving about an inch of black showing on the top and bottom.


Step 3

Cut out a strips of black paper long enough to go around the entire bottle and about 1/2 inch width.


Step 4

Stick them around the bottle as shown


Step 5

Cut some more pieces of black paper a little longer than the length of the bottle. Stick them as shown.


Step 6

Cut out a piece of black paper about 1 ft long and i inch wide for the handle. Apply glue to the ends.


Step 7

Insert it into the gap between the plastic and the first layer of black paper


Use the lantern for decoration, or for carrying and storing treats.

More Spooky Halloween Crafts Projects for Kids

Use our Main Halloween Crafts for Kids Page to find some great spooky arts and crafts project ideas for kids to celebrate Halloween such as and some of our sub-pages:

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