halloween craft

With all of the parties and get-togethers for Halloween, there is bound to be a reason to make these adorable jack o’lantern treat bags that caught my eye over on the M&T Spotlight page! I think they would make the perfect party favor! Amanda gives us the step by step instructions on her website, Crafts By Amanda! Take a […]

Mix and Match Monster Flip Book

by Amy on October 14, 2013

We keep our Halloween fun on the silly side around our house. My girls are not into scary! We had a great time drawing a stack of silly monsters together, then putting them together into a mix and match monster flip book. Wait till you see some of our creative and crazy monsters! To make […]

Similar to our Festive Gumdrop Trees, I thought it would be fun to create a few fun pumpkins ornaments for Halloween. These cute little pumpkins are perfect for hanging on your door knob or on a spoooooky tree! Supplies for Gumdrop Pumpkins: orange, green, yellow gumdrops or spice drops Styrofoam balls, any size toothpicks ribbon glue […]

Lemon Juice Mystery Messages

by Marie on September 24, 2012

We’ve already begun our haunting Halloween fun with these Lemon Juice Mystery Messages. I’ve joined up with Q-tips again as a Tipster ambassador and sharing some super spooky science with you. These lemon juice mystery messages are too much fun. Watch our video as we created lots of Halloween shapes and messages with lemon juice! Supplies for Lemon Juice […]

Here are a few last minute Halloween Ideas from over at the M&T Spotlight (submit your links to be featured). Have a haunting weekend getting ready for parties and trick or treating! How darling are these Monster Pudding Cups?! So clever, by Create Celebrate Explore. I love a good monster and this Halloween Door Monster is super […]

Cute Little Q-Tip Spiders

by Marie on October 24, 2011

We’re on a bit of a spider kick this Halloween, they are just too fun to craft. We’re creating these sparkly little spiders using Q-tips. I’ve joined up with Q-tips to become a Tipster ambassador. Q-tips are one of those supplies in crafting that I always have on hand. They are so versatile in it’s […]

Spooky House Pop-Up Cards

by Amy on October 17, 2011

We don’t do scary around our house, but my girls do enjoy a little spooky fun this time of year. We recently spent an afternoon creating spooky house pop-up cards – it was so much fun! I chose to prep a bunch of paper houses and set them out for the girls to decorate. Older […]

Lindi of Love the Day is back with another FREE printable just in time for Halloween. This time it’s a few cute Halloween characters ready for trick or treating! 1. Download and print out this Halloween Puppet Printable. 2. Cut out each little Halloween character. For the circles inside the body, it’s best to punch […]

Hey, Seattle locals! This message is for you… Hop on a broom and come join us for a night of witchCRAFT! Lyndsey from The Stationary Place and myself are hosting this event because we decided we can’t let Halloween get away with out a night of good ol’ crafts.  We’ll be crafting the night away with the following […]

I’ve been working on spookifying my house for Halloween, and my favorite look has to be the vintage Halloween style. It’s somehow creepier if it’s old, right? Here’s how you can take ordinary household items and create vintage “potion” bottles for creepy ingredients like eye of newt and arsenic. And with a simple coat of […]

Guest post by Candace of Naturally Educational Making mini Jack O’ Lantern Votives out of baby food jars has become a family tradition.  This year, I thought we would shake things up a bit and make a Frankenstein Monster and a Ghost out of jars of varying sizes.  Working with kids is always a little […]

Halloween Paper Bag Puppets

by Amanda on October 3, 2011

Paper bag puppets are classic, so why not make some for Halloween? You can vary the faces from scary to happy, depending on the age group or sensitivity of your child. I’ve used simple supplies so that you can make these today with your kids! Supplies you will need for Halloween paper bag puppets: Brown […]

I’m thrilled to have Jamielyn of I Heart Naptime here as one of Make and Takes newest regular contributors. Jamielyn will be here once a month sharing fabulous ideas for the home. Take it away, Jamielyn… Halloween has to be one of my favorite holidays to decorate for! I love everything about this time of year! […]

It seems as though Halloween is a favorite holiday, as there are tons of fabulous projects and ideas out on the web. I’m so impressed by the creativity. Here are just a few of the SPOOKtacular Halloween “make and takes” I’ve found. Fun and fancy Halloween Pillows by Tatertots and Jello. She loves Halloween so […]

Today I had the chance to showcase five Spooktacular crafts from the Make and Takes files for Halloween on a local Utah morning show, KSL Studio 5. Check out these fun crafts you can do with your kids at home or at school.

This Halloween Bat card comes alive with tissue paper wings. He’s making his way to your house to give all a good SCARE! Supplies for 3D Bat Card: cardstock paper cutter black tissue paper – a 3×12 inch piece black art paper white crayon letter stickers 1. Fold your cardstock piece in half to form […]

Googley Eyed Green Blobs

by Marie on October 5, 2009

Halloween is getting closer and we’re prepping the house for some spooky scares! These green blobs in a bottle will fit right in, as we craft up some scary Halloween decorations this year. I found this creepy craft in the Halloween craft book called, Make Yourself a Monster by Kathy Ross. There’s tons of fun […]

Fall time is my favorite, I love pumpkins. Remember this fun Apple Yarn Craft? Well, we made some into cute little pumpkins too. Here are a few more Pumpkin crafts, getting us excited for Fall. Fall Leaf & Pumpkin Garland by Root and Wings Co Paper Strip Jack-o-Lanterns by Let’s Explore Beaded Pumpkins by Blissful […]

My Monster Mania eBook is Here!

by Marie on September 7, 2009

I’m happy to announce my kid crafty MONSTER MANIA eBook is here! I’ve been crafting up a “Monstrous” storm finishing up this project. It’s finally here, ready to buy and download now! Click here for more details and to purchase a copy of this eBook for your family today. Thanks for supporting Make and Takes!

Alpha Mom, a great site for moms, has just started a new holiday column featured on Thursdays called, Once Upon a Holiday. Fun ideas for every holiday will be shared and I’m lucky enough to add my contribution once a month on Alpha Mom. Today, I’ve taken a simple witch hat and added a little […]

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