How to Make a Skull Flashlight Cover

Today I’m going to show you how to make a Skull Flashlight Cover.  This Flashlight Cover is very spooky… perfect for carrying around this Halloween season.  It’s a simple craft made from a flashlight and paper bag.  But, don’t let its simplicity fool you…. the outcome is a flashlight cover worthy of being carried around during Trick or Treat for all to see.

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How to Make a Skull Flashlight Cover



 

Materials Needed:

Flashlight

New Lunch Bag

White & Black Paint

Masking Tape

Construction Paper (optional)

Glue (optional)

 

Step 1



Paint the bag white



Obtain a new brown lunch bag (a used lunch bag would probably be too wrinkled and too hard to use).  Paint the bag white.  Let dry.

 


Step 2



Wrap bag with tape like a belt



Bulb end of flashlight is inserted 2 inches in open end of the bag…leaving space between the bag and the light. Draw open end of bag together around flashlight and tape with masking tape or tie with string.  Tape bag with tape like a belt.

***Leave space between the flashlight and the end of the bag so that the paper bag doesn’t sit directly on the light. NEVER LEAVE THE FLASHLIGHT COVERED WHILE UNATTENDED AND TURN OFF WHEN NOT IN USE!!!***

 

Step 3



Now let's start with painting the face



Now let’s start with painting the face.  Bag may be decorated by using tempera or acrylic paints and/or construction paper.  If construction paper is used, the desired portions of the designs are cut out of the paper and glued to one or more faces of the bag.

 

Step 4



Paint an oval for each eye and draw three thick lines for teeth



Paint an oval for each eye and draw three thick lines for teeth.  While the picture on the paper bag is being designed the flashlight can be lit in a darkened area to obtain the desired effect.

 

Step 5



Draw a heart shaped nose... or a triangle shaped nose



Draw a heart shaped nose… or a triangle shaped nose.

 

Step 6



Draw a circle around the eyes and nose... Draw a line around both sides of teeth



Draw a circle around the eyes and nose… Draw a line around both sides of teeth.  Fill in both those areas with black paint.

 



Finished Skull Flashlight Cover



And, there you have it.  You have just finished making a Skull Flashlight Cover perfect for carrying on Halloween.  And, if you are looking for a matching Trick or Treat basket craft check out How to Make a Skull Trick or Treat Basket… these Skull items carried together will be a HUGE hit!!

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How to Make a Scarecrow Flashlight Cover

I have yet another Flashlight Cover craft to show you how to make.   It’s a Scarecrow Flashlight Cover and it is a cute one!!  This Scarecrow Flashlight will be perfect to carry around on Halloween while trick or treating so that cars will know you are there in the dark.  No child should be walking around in the dark without some sort of lit item….. so this flashlight cover craft is perfect.

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How to Make a Scarecrow Flashlight Cover



 

Materials Needed:

Flashlight

New Lunch Bag

Yellow, Red and Orange Paint

Masking Tape

Brown Marker

Red and Orange Construction Paper (only if not painting facial features)

 

Step 1



Paint the bag yellow



Obtain a new brown lunch bag (a used lunch bag would probably be too wrinkled and too hard to use).  Paint the bag yellow.  Let dry.

 


Step 2



Wrap bag with tape like a belt



Bulb end of flashlight is inserted 2 inches in open end of the bag…leaving space between the bag and the light. Draw open end of bag together around flashlight and tape with masking tape or tie with string.  Tape bag with tape like a belt.

***Leave space between the flashlight and the end of the bag so that the paper bag doesn’t sit directly on the light. NEVER LEAVE THE FLASHLIGHT COVERED WHILE UNATTENDED AND TURN OFF WHEN NOT IN USE!!!***

 

Step 3



Now we will start painting the face



Now we will start painting the face.  Bag may be decorated by using tempera or acrylic paints and/or construction paper.   If construction paper is used, the desired portions of the designs are cut out of the paper and glued to one or more faces of the bag.

 

Step 4



Draw a line down center of bag... In the center of face paint a triangle



Draw a line down center of bag… In the center of face paint a triangle.  While the picture on the paper bag is being designed the flashlight can be lit in a darkened area to obtain the desired effect.

 

Step 5



Draw a curved line for each eye.  Draw a circle for each cheek.



Draw a curved line for each eye.  Draw a circle for each cheek.

 

Step 6



Draw curved line that ends under each cheek circle



Draw curved line that ends under each cheek circle.

 

Step 7



 Draw letter X shapes for all stitches... all over mouth and center line



Draw letter X shapes for all stitches… all over mouth and center line.

 



Finished scarecrow flashlight cover



Your finished Scarecrow flashlight cover should look like the image above.   Children will love walking around their community trick or treating with their very own handmade Scarecrow flashlight cover.

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How to Make a Jack-o-Lantern Flashlight Cover

Today I’m going to show you how to make a Jack-o-Lantern flashlight cover to carry on Halloween for trick or treating.  Whether your costume is scary, cute or funny this is the perfect lighted object to carry on Halloween.  And, then you can safely walk around the neighborhood on Halloween no matter how dark it gets.

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How to Make a Pumpkin Flashlight Cover



 

Materials Needed:

Flashlight

New Lunch Bag

Orange Paint

Black Paint or Use Template to Print on Paper

Black Marker

Orange Construction Paper

Masking Tape

Glue

Scissors

 

If not painting the face follow the printable template below to make the Pumpkin’s facial features.

CLICK ON IMAGE TO OPEN IT UP BIGGER TO PRINT.



Printable template for pumpkin's facial features



 

Step 1



Paint the bag orange



Obtain a new brown lunch bag (a used lunch bag would probably be too wrinkled and too hard to use).  Paint the bag orange.  Let dry.

 


Step 2



Tape bag with tape like a belt



Bulb end of flashlight is inserted 2 inches in open end of the bag…leaving space between the bag and the light. Draw open end of bag together around flashlight and tape with masking tape or tie with string.  Tape bag with tape like a belt.

***Leave space between the flashlight and the end of the bag so that the paper bag doesn’t sit directly on the light. NEVER LEAVE THE FLASHLIGHT COVERED WHILE UNATTENDED AND TURN OFF WHEN NOT IN USE!!!***

 

Step 3



 Now we will start painting the face



Now we will start painting the face.  Bag may be decorated by using tempera or acrylic paints and/or construction paper.   If you are using paper follow the printable template above.  If construction paper is used, the desired portions of the designs are cut out of the paper and glued to one or more faces of the bag.

 

Step 4



With a thin  black marker draw a line down the center of the bag



With a thin  black marker draw a line down the center of the bag.  Then draw a line curving inwards towards this line… on both sides… as in mine.  While the picture on the paper bag is being designed the flashlight can be lit in a darkened area to obtain the desired effect.

 

Step 5



Use black marker or paint to draw 2 big triangles for eyes and a smaller one for the nose



Use black marker or paint to draw 2 big triangles for eyes and a smaller one for the nose.  You could also cut out these shapes in black construction paper.

 

 Step 6



To make a mouth draw a letter U shape... closed and filled in with black



To make a mouth draw a letter U shape… closed and filled in with black.  To add teeth just push down 2 rectangles into that space… In other words, draw the same exact mouth shape… but add 2 rectangles.

 



Finished Pumpkin Flashlight Cover



And, now you are all ready to go trick or treating safely with your friends this Halloween.  And, keep an eye out for other Halloween Crafts as I will be adding them several times a day.

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How to Make a “Boo” Ghost Flashlight Cover

It’s important for children to carry some sort of lighted object when trick or treating on Halloween.  But, more often than not all the kids are wearing or carrying the same lighted object as everybody else.  That’s no fun.  How about making one of your very own that no one else will be carrying.  In this post I will show to how to make a “Boo” Ghost Flashlight Cover for an everyday flashlight that you have at home.   Now, THAT’S creative!!

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How to Make a "Boo" Ghost Flashlight Cover



 

Materials Needed:

Flashlight

New Lunch Bag

White & Black Paint

Masking Tape

Construction Paper (optional)

Glue (optional)

 

Step 1



Paint the lunch bag white



Obtain a new brown lunch bag (a used lunch bag would probably be too wrinkled and too hard to use).  Paint the bag white.  Let dry.

 


Step 2



Tape bag with tape like a belt



Bulb end of flashlight is inserted 2 inches in open end of the bag…leaving space between the bag and the light. Draw open end of bag together around flashlight and tape with masking tape or tie with string.  Tape bag with tape like a belt.

***Leave space between the flashlight and the end of the bag so that the paper bag doesn’t sit directly on the light. NEVER LEAVE THE FLASHLIGHT COVERED WHILE UNATTENDED AND TURN OFF WHEN NOT IN USE!!!***

 

Step 3



Now let's start with painting the face



Now let’s start with painting the face.  Bag may be decorated by using tempera or acrylic paints and/or construction paper.  If construction paper is used, the desired portions of the designs are cut out of the paper and glued to one or more faces of the bag.

 

Step 4



Either paint 3 ovals or cut out 3 black construction paper ovals and paste on the bag



This one is really easy.  Either paint 3 ovals or cut out 3 black construction paper ovals and paste on the bag.  While the picture on the paper bag is being designed the flashlight can be lit in a darkened area to obtain the desired effect.

 



Finished "Boo" Ghost Flashlight Cover



Isn’t this Halloween “Boo” Ghost Flashlight Cover clever?  And, it was really easy to make too, huh?  Now you have the perfect item to keep your kids safe on Halloween and it won’t take away from their scary costumes.  They’ll love it.

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How to Make a Frankenstein Flashlight Cover

Trick or Treat is right around the corner.  The kids are super excited about it and just can’t wait to get out at night and celebrate Halloween with tons of Trick or Treating.  But, before the kids step out the door make sure they have a flashlight in hand to help them not only see, but be seen by cars.  Today I will show you how to make your very own Frankenstein Flashlight Cover perfect for this Halloween.

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How to Make a Frankenstein Flashlight Cover



 

Materials Needed:

Flashlight

New Lunch Bag

Green Paint

Black Paint or Use Template to Print on Paper

Masking Tape or String

Grey Paper or Tin Foil

Glue

Scissors

 

If not painting the face follow the printable template below to make Frankenstein’s facial features.

CLICK ON IMAGE TO OPEN IT UP BIGGER TO PRINT.



Printable template to make Frankenstein's facial features.



 

Step 1



Paint a lunch bag green



Obtain a new brown lunch bag (a used lunch bag would probably be too wrinkled and too hard to use).  Paint the bag green.  Let dry.

 


Step 2



Tape bag with tape like a belt



Bulb end of flashlight is inserted 2 inches in open end of the bag…leaving space between the bag and the light. Draw open end of bag together around flashlight and tape with masking tape or tie with string.  Tape bag with tape like a belt.

***Leave space between the flashlight and the end of the bag so that the paper bag doesn’t sit directly on the light. NEVER LEAVE THE FLASHLIGHT COVERED WHILE UNATTENDED AND TURN OFF WHEN NOT IN USE!!!***

 

Step 3



Now start painting the face



Now we will start painting the face.  Bag may be decorated by using tempera or acrylic paints and/or construction paper.   If you are using paper follow the printable template above.  If construction paper is used, the desired portions of the designs are cut out of the paper and glued to one or more faces of the bag.

 

 Step 4



Paint the details of the face on bag



Paint details such as a dot for each eye… for the stitches just draw a long line with short lines covering it.  While the picture on the paper bag is being designed the flashlight can be lit in a darkened area to obtain the desired effect.

 

Step 5



Draw a thick line over his eyes as a brow



Draw a thick line over eyes for his brows.  Draw a letter U shape for the mouth.  Draw sideways letter C for the nose.

 

Step 6



Draw a number 7 for the tooth



Draw a number 7 for the tooth.  Cut out two gray or tin foil circles for bolts and glue on his neck.

 



Frankenstein Flashlight Cover



Now, how cool would this Halloween Flashlight be to carry around?  So cool!!  Do you know what would be even cooler?  How about making the Frankenstein Trick or Treat Basket to carry along with the flashlight on Halloween?  Now, THAT would be fun!!

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How to Make a Brown Bag Scarecrow Decoration

Scarecrows are a great fall character.  You see them in fall all around corn fields to protect the corn from crows.  Well, what fall holiday do the kids love more than any other???  Halloween, of course.  Here I will show you how to make a brown bag Scarecrow decoration perfect to display this Halloween season…. and why not even the entire fall season!!

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How to Make a Brown Bag Scarecrow Decoration

 

Materials Needed:

Brown Grocery Bag

Tissues, Ripped up Newspaper or other Fillers

Stapler

Markers

Red Paint

Yellow Paper

Paste

Cardboard

Paper or Newspaper

Scissors

Tape

 

Step 1



Get a grocery bag and fill it with tissues, ripped up newspaper or another type of filler



Get a grocery bag and fill it with tissues, ripped up newspaper or another type of filler… then fold over and staple shut.

 


Step 2



Draw a line thru the center of the bag... brown markers work well.



Draw a line thru the center of the bag… brown markers work well.

 

Step 3



Draw two circles for the cheeks and a triangle for the nose



Draw two circles for the cheeks and a triangle for the nose.  Use red marker or paint.

 

Step 4



Draw a curved line for each eye



Draw a curved line for each eye.

 

Step 5



Draw a curved line for the mouth



Draw a curved line for the mouth.

 

Step 6



Draw 'X' shapes all over the mouth and center line



Draw ‘X’ shapes all over the mouth and center line.

 

Step 7



Cut strips of yellow paper for the hair



Cut strips of yellow paper for the hair.

 

Step 8



Paste hair all over the top of the bag



Paste hair all over the top of the bag.

 

Step 9



Form a cone with paper or newspaper



Form a cone with paper or newspaper.

 

Step 10



Cut a ring from cardboard and tape it to the bottom of the cone



Cut a ring from cardboard and tape it to the bottom of the cone.

 

Step 11



Now take large paper or newspaper and sloppily wrap it around the cardboard ring



Now take large paper or newspaper and sloppily wrap it around the cardboard ring to make it look like this.  Paint it.

 



Finished brown bag scarecrow decoration



Ok, that’s super cute, right?!  It is the perfect decoration for the fall Holidays… including Halloween.  Your kids will love helping you decorate for the Holidays…. they will feel so proud.

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How to Make a Skull Trick or Treat Basket

Today I will show you how to make a skull trick or treat basket.  This Halloween basket will be perfect for any child who plans on wearing any scary costume.  Imagine all the cool comments your child will get for this very creative and imaginative Halloween Basket.  Your child will love telling anyone who asks that they made the basket themselves.  How cool is that?!

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How to make a Skull Trick or Treat Basket



 

 

Materials Needed:

White Bucket

Black Paint

White Glue

Potato

Permanent Marker

 

Step 1



Paint two egg-shaped ovals at top of bucket



Keep in mind when painting on plastic… to help the paint stick… add white glue to paint or rub a raw potato over the plastic (starch in potato).  Paint two egg-shaped ovals at top of bucket.

 


Step 2



Paint 5 thick lines at bottom of bucket



Paint 5 thick lines at bottom of bucket… or use a permanent maker to do this.

 

Step 3



Draw an upside down heart shape for nose



Draw an upside down heart shape for nose.

 

Step 4



Draw a bottom part of a question mark for each cheek bone



Draw a bottom part of a question mark for each cheek bone.

 



Finished skull trick or treat basket



And, there you have it… your finished Skull trick or treat basket.  Now, you are all ready for Halloween and all of that trick or treat fun!!  Go get ’em!!

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How to Make a Mummy Trick or Treat Basket

You know how much thought goes into your child’s costume!!  But, sometimes the treat basket is an afterthought.  I know…. I use to carry my Halloween candy in a pillow case.  But, imagine how cute your child will look carrying this Mummy Trick or Treat Basket.  And, chances are no one else will have the exact basket.  Today I will show you how to make your very own Mummy trick or treat basket.

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How to make a Mummy Trick or Treat Basket



 

Materials Needed:

Black Bucket

White & Black Foam or Felt

White Gauze or Old Sheets

White Paint or Yarn

Glue

Scissors

 

Step 1



Start off with a black bucket



Start off with a black bucket.

 


Step 2



Cut and paste a white foam or felt circle for each eye... and a black foam/felt circle inside of it.



Cut and paste a white foam or felt circle for each eye… and a black foam/felt circle inside of it.

 

Step 3



Wrap gauze or white strips of an old sheet... all around the bucket



Wrap gauze or white strips of an old sheet… all around the bucket… and glue down.  Make sure not to cover all of the eyes… and leave a small spot to add the mouth.

 

Step 4



Paint the mouth with white or use stripes of white yarn glued down



Paint the mouth with white or use stripes of white yarn glued down.

 



Finished mummy trick or treat basket



It’s super cute, right?!  And, it’s so festive for Halloween.  If you make this Halloween trick or treat basket craft let me know in the comments how it turned out.  I would love to hear all about it.

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How to Make a Frankenstein Trick or Treat Basket

Halloween is coming up and what do the kids love about Halloween more than anything?! Trick or Treating, of course.  Today we will be making a Frankenstein Trick or Treat Basket perfect for collecting candy.  Made from a simple green bucket this Trick or Treat basket will be a huge hit this Halloween season.

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How to make a Frankenstein Trick or Treat Basket



 

Materials Needed:

Green Bucket

Black & White Paint, Felt or Foam

Grey Paint

Black Permanent Marker

White String (if not using Paint)

Egg Carton

Scissors

Glue

 

Step 1



Buy a green bucket



Buy a green bucket at the Dollar Store.

 


Step 2



Paint triangles for hair



Choose to either Paint or use Felt or Foam.  If painting, add white glue to the paint to help it stick to the plastic.  Paint triangles for hair OR cut felt/foam triangles to top of bucket for the hair.

 

Step 3



Paint two white ovals and two black ovals for eyes.



(PAINT OR) Cut out and glue two different sized white ovals and black ovals for eyes.  Leave a space between the hair and eyes for stitches.

 

Step 4



(PAINT OR) Cut out and glue a sideways letter 'V' shape (filled in with black).



(PAINT OR) Cut out and glue a sideways letter ‘V’ shape (filled in with black).  With a permanent maker, draw a black curved line over the eyes.

 

Step 5



Draw lines over the curved line with a permanent marker.



Draw lines over the curved line with a permanent marker.  (PAINT OR) glue on white string lines for teeth.

 

Step 6



Cut off egg carton cups... One for each bolt.  Paint them grey to look like real bolts.



Cut off egg carton cups… One for each bolt.  Paint them grey to look like real bolts.  Glue bolts on.

 



Finished Frankenstein Trick or Treat Basket



Once finished you should have a very freaky Frankenstein trick or treat basket.  Parade it around the community on Halloween and hear all the wonderful comments you get on it.

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How to Paint, Glaze, and Fire Ceramic Tiles without a Kiln

Do you want to learn how to make your own customized ceramic tile? Well, then you’re in luck because today we will show you how to take a pencil design and then transfer it to your tile. From there you can take your liquid glaze and paint your design onto the tile. You don’t need a kiln to fire your ceramic tile, you just need a normal kitchen oven. Learn all about firing & glazing your ceramic tiles at home in the step by step tutorial below.

How to Paint, Glaze, and Fire Ceramic Tiles without a Kiln



How to Paint, Glaze, and Fire Ceramic Tiles



Crafts Materials Needed:

Blank glazed tiles

Low Fire Liquid Glaze

Watercolor brush

Tracing paper

Pencil

Paints or crayons

How to Design and Paint on a Ceramic Tile

Step 1



How to Design and Paint on a Ceramic Tile



On a piece of paper that is the same size as tile, draw a design.  Color design with paints or crayons, as in picture above.

Step 2



With pencil and tracing paper, trace off colored design outline, omitting most of the details



With pencil and tracing paper, trace off colored design outline, omitting most of the details. Remove tracing paper and scratch the back with soft pencil


Step 3



Place tracing paper, scratched side down, over tile



Place tracing paper, scratched side down, over tile, and trace design on tile, as in picture above.

Step 4



Stir liquid glaze, and thin with reducer if necessary with watercolor brush, fill in tile



Stir liquid glaze, and thin with reducer if necessary with watercolor brush, fill in tile, as in picture above.

HOW TO FIRE A CERAMIC TILE



oven



Place tile in a cold oven and heat slowly to 250°F. Keep oven at the same temperature, with the oven slightly open, for 2 hours. Turn off oven, and leave tiles in oven until cool. Ask an adult to remove tile, and when thoroughly dry, wash with soap and water to remove all traces of pencil marks.

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How to Make Gesso Papier Mache Trays

Today we will show you how to make papier mache trays that are made with something called Gesso. Gesso is a compound that is normally used by painted to prime  canvases…but it has plaster of paris in it and is actually quite amazing to use to make papier mache items. Find out how to make these trays that are finished with enamel paint. Find out how to make it below.



How to Make Gesso Papier Mache Trays



CRAFTS MATERIALS NEEDED

3 Paper plates (same size)

Gesso

Enamel paint

(optional) Magazine pages

Shellac

Scissors

How to Make the Papier Mache Tray

Step 1



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Coat the three picnic plates on both sides with gesso, as in picture above.

Step 2



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Place plates, one into the other, and press together tightly. Allow to dry. When thoroughly dry, trim edge of tray with a scissor.

Step 3



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Apply several more gesso coats until desired thickness is attained. When last gesso coat is dry smooth surface and edge with fine sandpaper as in  the image above.

Step 4



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Apply coat of glossy enamel paint. Allow to dry and sandpaper lightly. Apply three coats in all following same procedure, as in the illustration above.

Step 5



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When last coat is thoroughly dry, decorate with a different shade of paint. When paint is dry, apply protective coat of clear shellac. Or glue magazine picture to tray and when dry apply shellac.

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How To Make A Blarney Stone Craft for Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Blarney Stones are for the luck of the Irish and this Blarney Stone is super simple to make too. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up in the middle of March so it is time to star thinking about the arts and crafts projects that you can make to celebrate the grand occasion. Have fun.

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How To Make A Blarney Stone Craft for Saint Patrick's Day Celebrations



How To Make A Blarney Stone Craft for Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Blarney Stone Crafts Materials and Supplies

* Smooth river rock or other smooth rock, medium sized
* Green paint
* Paint brush
* Glue
* Googly eyes
* Green glitter
* Sequins or jewels, small sized
* Black marker

Blarney Stone Instructions

Step 1.



Wipe the rock off to remove any debris that might be on it.



Wipe the rock off to remove any debris that might be on it.

 

Step 2.



Paint the entire rock green with the green paint.



Paint the entire rock green with the green paint. While the paint is wet, sprinkle on a bit of the green glitter.

Let the rock dry completely.





Step 3.



While the paint is wet, sprinkle on a bit of the green glitter.




Once dry, glue on the googly eyes…or paint eyes.

 

Step 4.



Let the rock dry completely.



Draw a letter ‘J’ for the nose.

Draw a smiley face by drawing a letter ‘u’ for the mouth….and draw a curved line on both sides of the ‘u’.

 

Step 5.



Once dry, glue on the googly eyes and use the marker to dry eyebrows.



Paint an orange beard on it.

 

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Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids

Do you want to make a really cool snow globe? Find a figurine that you don’t play with any more and use that to make a really cool snow globe. This is also a great way to keep a special toy figures on display. Find out how to make this super cool snow globe with a baby food jar (or any old jar).



Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids



Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids

Crafts Materials Needed

– Baby Food Jar (or larger jars if you want a bigger snow globe)
– Toy Figurine
– Glitter
– Glue Gun (Parental Help Required)
– (Optional) Acrylic Paint and Paint brush to paint the outside of the jar.

Step 1



Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids



Firstly, wash the jar and cap and dry them both off. Then take your toy figurine and hot glue it to the baby jar’s lid (Let Mom or Dad Do This Part).

Step 2




Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids



Now fill the jar with water and sprinkle in the glitter of your choice.

Step 3



Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids



(Let Mom or Dad do this part) Put glue onto the cap and then close the lid tightly on to the jar. Then Seal the jar by gluing all around the edge.

Step 4



Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids



This is what your Snow Globe should look like now.



Making Snow Globes with Toy Figures & Glass Jars with Easy Crafts Instructions for Kids



You can then paint (optional) whatever you want to on this snow globe. Since my snow globe is a Super Mario Snow Globe, I put the Mario logo on the jar.

 

I hope that you had a great time and that your snow globe turned out fantastically.

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How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Dolls House Craft for Kids

Do you want to make a desk for your dollhouse so that the dolls can actually open up the drawers and put things int he desk? This is a great craft that actually turns out fantastic. I hope you enjoy this diy dollhouse furniture miniatures tutorial for kids.

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How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Dolls House Craft for Kids



How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Doll House with Empty Match Boxes for Kids

Crafts Materials Needed:

– 6 empty match boxes

– cardboard, 8 by 4 & 3/4 inches

– decorative paper

– 6 buttons

– paint

– glue

– scissors

– tape measure or ruler

Step 1



How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Dolls House Craft for Kids



Glue three match boxes one on top of the other. Do the same with the other three match boxes. These will be for the drawers of the doll chest.

Step 2



How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Dolls House Craft for Kids



Glue decorative paper all around the two separate sets of match boxes. Paint the ends of the inside parts of the match boxes the same color as you will paint the cardboard for the top of the chest.


Step 3



How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Dolls House Craft for Kids



Paint the cardboard a color either matching or contrasting with the decorative paper. Glue it on top of the match boxes. There will be 3 inches between the two sets of match boxes.

Step 4



How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Dolls House Craft for Kids



Glue on pretty buttons, or beads, as indicated in the illustration, and your chest of drawers will be finished.

Finished Desk of Drawers for Your Dolls



How to Make a Miniature Desk for Your Dolls House Craft for Kids



This is what a finished doll house desk looks like. I hope that you had fun and that your drawers desk turned out incredible! See You Later!
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How to Make a Shoe Box Doll House Arts and Crafts Project for Kids

Today we will show you how to make a really great toy doll house out of shoe boxes and other materials. This little two-story doll house with its gabled roof can be made in less than a half hour by any handy boy or girl. To make it you will need the following materials below.

Check Out Our Doll House and Doll House Furniture Making Crafts Section for more of the same types of crafts.



How to Make a Shoe Box Doll House Arts and Crafts Project for Kids



How to Make a Shoe Box Doll House Arts and Crafts Project for Kids

<<Crafts Materials Needed:>>

– shoe boxes

– ruler

– cardboard

– pencil

– scissors

– glue or paste

– paints (optional)

– lace paper doilies (optional)

– brush (optional…needed only if you paint)

– fancy paper (optional…needed only if you want to wallpaper the inside of the house)

Step 1

Remove the covers from four shoe boxes of the same size, and throw them away as you will not need them. Glue one pair of shoe boxes together, end to end.



Glue one pair of shoe boxes together, end to end.



Glue the second pair of boxes the same way.

Step 2

Place the boxes with the open ends towards you, and glue the second pair over the first to make a two-story house.



Place the boxes with the open ends towards you, and glue the second pair over the first to make a two-story house.




Step 3

For the roof, measure a piece of cardboard two inches longer than the width of the house. ( When the roof is folded and placed over the house, the overhang will be one inch on each side. Cut out the roof. Fold the roof section exactly in half, the long way, as in illustration A.



For the roof, measure a piece of cardboard two inches longer than the width of the house.



Step 4

For the gables of the roof, cut two triangular pieces of cardboard, with a little flap on each of the three sides, as in illustration B.

Bend the flaps back.



For the gables of the roof, cut two triangular pieces of cardboard



Step 5

Glue the bottom flap to the box top, and the two other flaps to the underside of the roof section. Do the same to the gable at the other end.



Glue the bottom flap to the box top, and the two other flaps to the underside of the roof section.



Step 6 : Wallpaper or Paint (Either is Optional)

Paint the inside of each of the four rooms a different color. Allow them to dry thoroughly. If you like, you may glue fancy paper to the walls of the rooms, instead.

Step 7 : Cut Out Windows and Curtains

Cut out windows, and glue pieces of lace paper doilies inside the windows, for curtains, as in illustration C.



Cut out windows, and glue pieces of lace paper doilies inside the windows, for curtains



Check Out Our Doll House and Doll House Furniture Making Crafts Section for more of the same types of crafts.

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Make a Robot Costume for Halloween with Arts and Crafts Idea

Any boy or girl can become a mechanical robot costume for Halloween and Trick-or-Treating with the aid of two packing cases and a little work. There is only one precaution, do your “scaring of friends and family” in a safe place if you can not see properly out of your mask. If you are going to use this costume for trick-or-treating, MAKE SURE THAT YOU CAN SEE PROPERLY. Otherwise, Do not attempt to walk off the sidewalk or cross a street while wearing your robot costume unless your Mom / Dad/ Grandparents / etc are with you to hold your hand while crossing the street.







How to Make a Robot Costume with Cardboard Boxes for Halloween Costume

CRAFTS MATERIALS THAT YOU WILL NEED:

To make a robot costume, you will need the following materials.

– Large cardboard carton / box to fit from your shoulders to below your waist line

– Small cardboard carton / box to fit over your head

– Over-sized workman’s gloves

– Paints

– Paint brushes

– Crayons

– Scissors

Step 1

Remove the lids or covers off of both cartons and throw them away as you will not need them.

Step 2


Start with the larger of the two cartons / boxes. Cut a hole in the top large enough to get your head through.

Step 3

Cut 2 arm holes in the sides of the box / carton, near the top for your arms.

Step 4

Now take the smaller box. Cut out a slot, about 8 inches long and 2 inches wide, in the front of the carton at your eye level.

Step 5

Decorate the costume with outer space designs, in paints or crayons.

How to Put Your Robot Costume On

To put on the robot costume, hold the body carton high over your head, and slip your head and arms through the proper holes. The body carton should rest comfortably on your shoulders. Slip the smaller carton over your head. Your eyes should be able to focus through the slot. Pull a pair of workman’s gloves over your hands and you are ready to have a little fun scaring your friends.

PLEASE READ BEFORE WEARING ON TRICK OR TREAT

If you are going to use this costume for trick-or-treating, MAKE SURE THAT YOU CAN SEE PROPERLY. Otherwise, Do not attempt to walk off the sidewalk or cross a street while wearing your robot costume unless your Mom / Dad/ Grandparents / etc are with you to hold your hand while crossing the street.

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