Kids Fall Crafts

Create crafty monsters with your favorite little monsters! 

Colorful Owl(s):

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Supplies:

  • Construction paper (find two colors that work together—let your kids choose!)
  • Scissors (adult will use)
  • Toilet paper or paper towel rolls
  • Googly eyes
  • Paint pens
  • Hot glue gun (adult will use)

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Step 1: Measure and cut your owl’s body color. We chose orange, you can use any color you want.

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Step 2. Use the hot glue gun to add a line of glue down the side of the toilet paper tube. Press one edge of your paper down on the glue and wrap the paper around the tube. Finish with another line of glue on the inside edge and pressing down.

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Step 3. Glue on your googly eyes.

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Step 4. On your next color of construction paper draw two diamond shapes for wings and a little triangle for a beak. Cut these out.

Step 5. Glue on one wing at a time wrapping the wings around the body. Glue the beak under the eyes.

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Step 6: To create that owl “ear” look press in the top on two sides of your owl’s head.

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Step 7: Personalize it—have your child add little feathers or other features to the owl’s look.

 

Doctor Frankenstein’s Monster:

Supplies:

  • Construction paper: green and black
  • Scissors (adult will use)
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Googly eyes
  • Straws
  • Paint pens
  • Hot glue gun (adult will use)

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Step 1: Measure and cut your monster’s body color (green), then measure about half that size in the black paper for its hair.

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Step 2. Use the hot glue gun to add a line of glue down the side of the toilet paper tube. Press one edge of your green paper down on the glue and wrap the paper around the tube. Finish with another line of glue on the inside edge and press the paper down.

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Step 3. Adults with big scissors (or child with safety scissors) create the hair on the black strip of paper by cutting lines halfway through the strip along one edge.

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Step 4. Glue the hair to the top fourth of your toilet paper tube.

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Step 5. Glue down your googly eyes.

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Step 6. Have your child draw on the monster’s mouth

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Step 6: To create the iconic screws on the side of its head, cut four little pieces out of a straw. Glue two pieces together to make a “T” shape, and finally glue a “T” to each side of the monster’s face.

Now you have a Frankenstein’s Monster!

There are so many other creatures you can make for Halloween, share your creature creations on our Instagram #MyAshleyHome.

 

 

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