Get Crafty – Spooktacular Halloween Crafts

Skull Potato Stamp

Use these simple and inventive skull potato stamps to add a spooky touch to Halloween treat bags, or any other object you feel needs a little decoration.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Potato
  • knife
  • Acrylic paint
  • Skull template
  • Melon baller
  • Treat bags or other object to decorate

METHOD:

  • Cut potato in half. Scoop out the eyes and cheeks with a melon baller, then carve in the  nostrils and teeth with a knife.
  • Apply acrylic paint onto the potato and stamp onto treat bags.
  • These are perfect if you’re hosting a Halloween party as thank you gifts!

 

Musty Wreath Relic

No one will dare darken your doorstep while this aging, spider-infested wreath hangs over it.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Hot glue
  • Moss
  • Styrofoam wreath form
  • Craft glue
  • Plastic spiders
  • Black glitter
  • Strong string

METHOD:

  • Hot glue handfuls of moss onto the Styrofoam wreath form until its completely covered.
  • Apply a thin coat of craft glue to the plastic spiders and sprinkle with glitter. Then hot glue the spiders onto the wreath.
  • Hand the wreath using strong string onto your front door.

 

Lollipop Labels

These are a simple craft activity to do, and are perfect for goody bags.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Coloured card
  • Large lollipops
  • Ribbon
  • Cellophane bags
  • Glue stick
  • Double sided tape.

METHOD:

  • Wrap lollipops in cellophane bags and tie closed with ribbon.
  • Cut out circle shapes slightly smaller than the lollipops out of card for the backgrounds. Then cut out Halloween silhouettes (templates can be found online).
  • With a glue stick, attach the shapes to the circles, then attach to the wrappers with double-sided tape.