These homemade Halloween crafts are a great decoration for the main entrance for Halloween night, or your front porch - let it sway in the wind on Halloween night!
You can laminate all the piece to make sure these halloween crafts for kids decoration lasts over the years.
For all the little creatures you hang on your mobile, you can create them yourselves or use our FREE coloring pages. Just color them and cut them out!
Just click on these, a PDF will pop up and print away! (They are hand drawn, and completely free. We just ask that you don't remove our copyrights or watermarks, let people know where you found them.)
Picked out your four characters? Now we are ready to begin!
Decide which little creatures you want on your mobile. Draw a template for each in pencil.
For our example we are creating a jack-o-lantern, black cat, witch and ghost.
Create your 4 creatures out of the construction paper. Make them flat cut outs, but make sure they are the same on both sides - so you can see it from all angles.
Punch a hole on the top of each creature. Make these holes in the center of each one so they are not tilted on your mobile.
Cut the piece of Bristol board into a long rectangle. Decorate this with the words "Happy Halloween" or with Halloween symbols.
Take the Bristol board and bend it into a circle shape. This is the base of your mobile. Glue it in place.
Punch 4 holes in it, equally around the circle.
Cut four lengths of string. They can be the same length or slightly different depending on how you want your creatures to hang from your mobile.
Tie one piece of string to each of your creatures.
Attach each creature to one of your punched holes in your ring.
Also, punch two holes across from each other on the top of the mobile. Feed another piece of string through each end - tying each end of the string to each hole.
This will be to hang your mobile up.
Now that you have created these Halloween crafts for kids, just choose the place you want to hang it, and your all set for Halloween night!
Why not make the creatures 3D and have a picture on each side.
Egg Carton Ghost: Make a ghost out of an egg carton.
Walnut Jackolantern: Have your very own mini pumpkin made of a walnut.
Halloween Printables: Tons of free printables for Halloween
Achoo Ghosts: Kleenex turned into spooky little ghosts
Pumpkin Treat Holders: Give your trick or treats out in full little pumpkins.
If you are planning on using these homemade halloween crafts on the front porch or outdoors be sure to laminate it first!
Enjoy these crafts and always check back ... we are always creating!