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Halloween Crafts for Kids, Frankenstine Flower Pot, #Halloween, #DIY, #CraftFrankenstein Flower Pot

If you have an old flower pot, you have the makings of a monster on your hands! Take a look below at how we created a Frankenstein Flower Pot, perfect for the upcoming Halloween season! You too can craft your own Frankenstein, using a flower pot and a few other common crafting supplies. Take a look at how to get started.

Here is what you will need:

All of these items can be found at your local craft shop.

Halloween Crafts for Kids, Frankenstine Flower Pot, #Halloween, #DIY, #CraftDirections:

1. Begin by applying two coats of craft paint to your flower pot. Allow the coats to dry in between for the best coverage. If you need to, you can add additional coats.

2. Once the paint is totally dry (it will take a good hour, as the terra cotta dries slowly) you can attached your eyes. Take a pair of googly eyes and apply a drop of glue to the back of each. Press the eyes to the pot. Hold them in place until they are dry and secure.

3. You can now take the black marker and create the other facial features on your Frankenstein. We made a straight line and added some scores to it to create the mouth. We then made some lines on the top rim of the flower pot to look like hair. You can mimic the details we created, or you can have fun and create your own. There really is no right or wrong way to decorate your monster and make him come to life. Give this easy and inexpensive Frankenstein flower pot a try. It is a great way to get crafty this Halloween season and really have some frugal fun!

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Human Foosball with PVC Pipe, quick and easy game for family reunions, youth groups or family reunions #GroupGamesMany of you know my oldest son was born missing half his heart.  He has Hypoplstic Left Heart Syndrome. This has caused him to be much smaller than most kids his size, and also developmentally delayed.  But that has never stopped him from wanting to get involved and be with kids his own age. In our church when you turn 12 years old you can starting going to a youth group every Wednesday.  This has been the highlight of my sons week for a year now, he absolutely loves it.

This week they played Human Foosball, Matthew was the smallest kid to play but that did not stop him.  He was laughing, giggling, jumping and having a blast the whole time.  A few times he was even lifted off the ground as he hung onto the pipe, but he was along for the ride and had a blast.

To make your own Human Foosball game, all you need is a group of kids, pvc pipes (you can find them at your local Home Depot or Lowes)  and a large kick ball. You need 6 pvc pipes, 4 of them longer for the middle and 2 shorter for the goalie.   This can be played in a gym or outside.

You can watch a short video clip of Human Foosball here.

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witches brew bottle, Quick and easy Halloween craft and decor #Halloween, #DIYHalloween Craft: Witch’s Brew Bottle

It is time to start thinking about ghouls and goblins, witches and ghosts. If you are hosting a Halloween party this year, or are just looking to spruce up your Halloween décor, take a look at this witch’s brew bottle. Easy to craft and oh so charming, this witch’s brew bottle is perfect to add some Halloween fun to your space. Take a look at how we crafted one in just minutes.witches brew bottle, Quick and easy Halloween craft and decor #Halloween,  #DIY

Supplies needed for this craft:

  • Glass bottle with stopper ($2.50 at Hobby Lobby)
  • Glitter
  • Craft glue
  • Halloween scrapbook paper (we found ours at Hobby Lobby for around .50 cents per sheet)
  • Scissors
  • Chalkboard label or black construction paper
  • White chalk

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Directions:

1. Begin by adding a layer of craft glue to your bottle stopper. Roll it in a dish of glitter. You can choose any color of glitter you wish that compliments your paper choice. Set aside the stopper to dry.

2. Cut a thick strip of Halloween scrapbook paper. We chose a spooky black and white combo. Wrap it around the bottle and secure it with glue.

3. Place a chalkboard label on the front of your bottle. This is what you will write the contents on. If you  don’t have a chalkboard label, use a piece of black construction paper and chalk.

4. Return the stopper to the bottle. Your witch’s brew bottle is now ready to be used. You can actually fill it with your party beverages, or just use it as your holiday centerpiece or décor item. Either way, it is sure to bring some haunting fun into your home. Gather your supplies and give this fun and frugal witch’s brew bottle a try. It is a great way to get into the spirit of the Halloween season for less.

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Candy Corn Pumpkin, easy way to decorate a pumpkin without carving it #PumpkinIdeas, Perfect for Kids, #Halloween, #CandyCornCandy corns happen to be one of my favorite candy, and they make me think of fall.  I saw a candy corn pumpkin a few years ago and have always wanted to make one. Yesterday I finally took the time to paint one with my girls.  It was a quick and easy project that the girls had a fun time making.  I like the cute side of Halloween (not the ghost and goblins) so I am pretty excited about this adorable new pumpkin sitting on my front porch.

Candy Corn Pumpkin, easy way to decorate a pumpkin without carving it #PumpkinIdeas, Perfect for Kids, #Halloween, #CandyCornTo make this project all you need is:

Candy Corn Pumpkin, easy way to decorate a pumpkin without carving it #PumpkinIdeas, Perfect for Kids,  #Halloween, #CandyCornWe used a craft sponge to paint the pumpkins.  I put the paint right on the sponge and then started to dab it on the pumpkin. I started with white on the top then did the yellow on the bottom.  We did two coats to cover the pumpkin, but if you use a good quality paint you might only have to do one layer.

Candy Corn Pumpkin, easy way to decorate a pumpkin without carving it #PumpkinIdeas, Perfect for Kids,  #Halloween,  #CandyCornThe weather was perfect and the girls had so much fun making this project.  Even little Madilyn was having fun watching her sisters paint. Once the paint is dry,  tie a bow around the stem. Simple as that you have made your very own Candy Corn Pumpkin.

Candy Corn Pumpkin, easy way to decorate a pumpkin without carving it #PumpkinIdeas,  Perfect for Kids,  #Halloween,  #CandyCornI went to take a photo of the finished project and my silly 7 year old wanted to be in the photo too… she makes me laugh. The said her baby pumpkin would miss her if she left it alone :).

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Mummy Pineapple healthy Halloween treats and ideas #Halloween, #Healthy,This fun Pineapple Mummy is not only a cute decoration but a healthy Halloween snack.  FAST and easy to make, and sure to make the kids smile.

All you need to make your very own Orange Mummies:

Tape the end of the crepe paper to the pineapple, start wrapping it around  to make it look like a mummy.  Make sure you leave part of the pineapple open so you can glue on the eyes.

Use the black gel frosting to glue on the candy eyes. Just like that you have an adorable mummy, sure to be the hit of any Halloween party. Best part is you can make these treats in advance, no need to stress out the day of the party.  Bring it to the party then slice it up for a healthy snack.

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Creepy Apple Mouths, Healthy Halloween Snacks

These fun, creepy, apple mouths are the perfect, healthy snack during this sugar filled Halloween season!  The kids will feel like they are a fun snack, and not even pay attention to the fact that they are eating an apple!

You will need:

An apple

Knife

Sliced or slivered almonds

Begin by cutting your apple into quarters and cut out the seeds.

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Once you have the apple sliced, you will wan tto turn the slices over and cut into the side with the skin on.  You are just going to hollow out a small section, but do not cut all the way through, like so.  You will want to leave some of the skin on, they will be the lips.  Before you do anything else, if these aren’t going to be eaten right away, you may want to dip the slices into lemon juice.

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Now you will slide in the almond slices.  Slide them in just behind the apple skin.  Using a mixture of slices and slivers will give it an extra creepy appearance!  These would not only be a great after school snack, but would work great for a school party, or any Halloween party!

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