How to Make a Grinch Softie

I always love taking part in “Sew a Softie for Christmas,” and this year I decided to make a Grinch. This Grinch pattern was adapted from my zombie softie which I made in November to celebrate Halloween. If you are into Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, then this soft toy will be a […]

Halloween Lantern

Learn how to make this spooky lantern for Halloween! What you need: Black cardboard or thick paper Tissue paper Scissors Pencil Glue Stapler Art knife and matt Ruler Cut a 2cm strip off the side of your chosen paper. This will be the handle we add on later. Draw the spooky eyes and cut them […]

Tissue Paper Christmas Tree

It’s the season to be crafty! My kids keep asking me when are we putting up the Christmas tree even though it’s still only early November. I compromised with them and suggested that we make Christmas decorations now for this year’s Christmas tree, and then we’ll be ready to decorate the tree when we set […]

Make These Cute Halloween Emojis

These emojis are my kids’ creations and I’m so amazed at how cute they are! What you need: Emoji Pattern Wellow felt Red felt Black felt White felt Hot glue Scissors Needle Yellow thread White thread Stuffing Watch the video to see how we made the emojis:   Instructions: Download and print the template Cut […]

Halloween Spider Rings

The kids and I had so much fun making these, and they are super quick and easy to make. I think these spiders are a great alternative to treats, instead of handing out sweets during Halloween. What you need: Pipe cleaners Plastic spiders (I bought a bag from $2 store for $3.00) Hot glue Measure […]

How to Sew a Zombie Softie

It’s been a busy month of October, and my intention was to make a lot more Halloween crafts with the kids . . . . We did, however, manage to fit in this zombie softie and Play-Doh brain as a project both kids enjoyed making. Download Pattern Here! What you need: Green felt Yellow felt […]

Peek a Boo Puppet

In this video we make a Peek a Boo Puppet. This is a very quick Halloween craft activity the kids can make by themselves.  If a younger child is playing with the puppet, you may want to cut the sharp point of the skewer off, or use a straw instead of a skewer. You don’t need […]

Halloween Finger Puppets

It seems to be a week for making puppets, and both kids are enjoying making them and building mini sets for them. All the material for this project I had around the home. The puppets consist of coloured foam sheets and felt sheets. If you don’t have these materials, you can just as easily use […]

Toilet Roll Bat

Need a simple kids Halloween craft, well this is a craft project for you! What you need: Bat template (Download Here!) Black paint, Craft glue, Scissors, One toilet roll. Paint the toilet roll with black paint and allow to dry. Cut out the wing from the template provided and trace around the bat wing onto […]

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