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Drape cheesecloth in the desired shape and spray it with starch to make a haunting ghost that looks like he's drifting off the floor—spooky!
Boxy Bump in the Night
Recycle tissue boxes into adorable little monsters by adding teeth and egg-cartons for the eyes.
Turning a piece of paper into a haunted house pop-up card is almost frighteningly easy. Make a few snips, fold the paper inward and let the kiddos decorate.
Off with Their Heads
Carve faces into some apples and let them dry out—then you can mount your heads on sticks and arrange them into a creepy centerpiece.
Cutting up Glow Sticks and shaking them inside of a jar (we recommend adults do the shaking) is an easy way to create an otherwordly lantern to light your porch on All Hallows Eve.
Googly eyes make the perfect Halloween accent without being too scary. Let the kids use them to decorate a picture frame for a playfully spooky memento.
Who knew paper bags were so versatile? Decorate with stickers or cut-outs to make a haunted house and then top with a paper roof. Or cut up one bag in strips, place another bag inside of it and twist at the top to make the bottom of a witch's broom. You can even make one into a paper jack o'lantern.
Let Down Your Hair
Why spend money on a fake wig when you can make hair fit for a princess with just yarn and a sewing machine?
It's In the Bag
Your tot needs something to tout all those treats in and this bag fits the bill. Decorate a paper grocery bag with paint and anything else you might have around the house. It's perfect for parents who felt Halloween snuck up on them.
Children can act out their own spooky scenes with these Halloween puppets. Paint paper mache balls for the head, attach to a stick and use some fabric for the bodies.
With just a few clips of your scissors, you can turn a square piece of paper into a beautiful web. Use them as window decorations or string them along as a garland—the options are endless!
Rainy afternoon? Print out this template to make a paper house with opening shutters. Your kids can draw their own creepy residents.