Greet this year’s trick or treaters with a frightfully fun lighted path to your door. Kids can make these fun luminaries with very few supplies and plenty of imagination. Get started today!
You will need
clean, empty jars
white acrylic paint
black acrylic paint
black Sharpie marker
tea light candles or other illumination
NOTE: If you prefer to stay away from candles and flames, check out discount department stores, craft stores and party supply shops for glow lights and other alternate illuminating devices.
What you do
Paint jars with white acrylic paint. Let dry completely then add a second coat. Let dry, preferably overnight.
Use a black Sharpie marker to draw on eyes and mouths, then fill in with black acrylic paint. Let dry completely.
Add glow lights, tea light candles, votive candles or any other illumination and line them up along your sidewalk for a fun and spooky entrance.
Here are a few more ghost crafts to make for Halloween!
Gentleman Ghost – This adorable and inviting ghost can be made in less than an hour. Simple items from around your house and a few inexpensive craft supplies and you’ll be on your way to making this dapper ghoul.
Ghosts in the Graveyard – These darling little ghouls will light up your child’s face! Recycle an old cardboard egg carton into some Halloween craft fun with these ghosts in the graveyard.
Graveyard Ghouls – Try your “hand” at making these ghoulish ghosts this Halloween to display in your home. Watch out for more ghosts lurking in the background of the Rattlin’ Bones Graveyard.
Halloween Painted Rocks – If you are looking for some inexpensive, easy crafts for your kids this Halloween, head out to your backyard to start the fun. Have the kids hunt around for different shaped rocks. Long, slender rocks for ghosts, oval shapes for spiders, and just about any stout rock will make a great pumpkin!
Plastic Cup Ghost – This cute little trick or treater is the perfect project for your kids. Recycle some paper or plastic cups into cute litlte ghost decorations for Halloween!
Salt Dough Ghost Family – These little ghouls are so easy to make your kids will be howling for more. Make a big batch of dough and put together as many ghouls as you can handle. These make great windowsill decorations!