Halloween Arts and Crafts Ideas for Half-term




 “In comes the skeleton, in comes the ghost, in comes the
monster munching toast”

We’ve been hearing this rhyme a lot this week, in the run up
to my little Junior Infants school Halloween party. They joined up with their
buddies from 6th Class yesterday for some singing and traditional
Halloween fun and games. I don’t think he had been too impressed by the apple
bobbing though, as doesn’t like to get his face we  As well as singing we’ve
been enjoying lots of Halloween inspired arts and crafts activities both at home
and in school. The boys brought home to lovely artwork yesterday from school to
add to our existing display, including my eldest son’s “Frankenstein Collage,” which
I had been helping his class to make earlier in the week.
At home this week we tackled our final Halloween arts and
crafts activities before we head off for a few days over the mid-term break. We
took a classic Halloween activity and gave it a bit of added sparkle.
Ghost Footprints
  1. Paint
    your child’s foot with white or silver paint.
  2. Print
    this onto black paper.
  3. Once
    dry add on googly eyes and sprinkle with glitter.

Skeleton Handprints
  1. Paint
    your child’s hand with white or silver paint.
  2. Print
    this onto black paper.
  3. Add
    on some googly eyes.

As we head off on our sunshine break I wanted to leave you
with a few ideas for Halloween arts and crafting over the school half-term
break:
More Ideas from my own blog:  

A few of my favourites from other blogs:
Dancing Cotton Bud Skeletons over at Our Little House in the Country
Make a Spiders Web Discovery Basket  over at The Train Drivers Wife

Glitter Ghost Puppets over at Mini Monets and Mommies
Pom Pom Bats over at Red Ted Art


Create some Spider Web String Art over at A Little Pinch of Perfect


Monster Blow Painting over at Picklebums


Water Color Silhouette and Pasta Bats over at I heart Arts and Crafts

Follow Multicraftingmummy’s board Halloween Craft Ideas on Pinterest.

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