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Glitter Foam Monsters

Glitter Foam Monsters - CraftsbyAmanda.comIt’s Halloween season and with it comes plenty of opportunities for making cute kid’s crafts, having fun Halloween parties, and of course, dressing up and going trick or treating. If you’re planning a Halloween party, I have the perfect make and take craft for you with these adorable glitter monsters!

Glitter Foam Monster craft - CraftsbyAmanda.comFirst of all, if you haven’t seen them yet, Michaels Crafts Stores carries these super fun foam party trays from Creatology. Mine has glitter and regular foam shapes, and in the middle there are peel and stick craft jewels, pom poms, shiny shapes and beneath the dome you’ll find a ton of peel and stick foam shapes! That alone would be great for a party!

Glitter Foam Monster supplies and steps - CraftsbyAmanda.comI also picked up some “Spooky Wiggle Eyes” and a Halloween pack containing pipe cleaners, googly eyes and different sized pom poms. I love the spooky googly eyes! So fun :) I did most of my gluing using Glue Dots, that’s the easiest and least messy way to put these guys together. I did use white craft glue for a couple of spots.

Glitter Foam Monster Halloween craft - CraftsbyAmanda.comThe best part is there are really no instructions. Put the party tray in the middle of the table and scatter the other supplies around within reach (or place in little bowls if you prefer) and let the kids create!

glitter foam monsters PINK - CraftsbyAmanda.comANTENNAE – Attach a pom-pom to the end of a piece of pipe cleaner using white craft glue.

glitter foam monsters GREEN - CraftsbyAmanda.comPOLKA DOTS – Use peel and stick craft jewels, shiny shapes and foam dots.

glitter foam monsters ORANGE - CraftsbyAmanda.comHAIR – Pom-poms or small pieces of pipe cleaners poked through the foam and bent to stay in place.

glitter foam monsters BLUE - CraftsbyAmanda.comNOSES – Use pom-poms or glitter pom-poms for the noses.

glitter foam monsters PURPLE - CraftsbyAmanda.comARMS AND LEGS – The pipe cleaners easily poke through the foam, then simply bend to secure and shape.

glitter foam monsters YELLOW - CraftsbyAmanda.comOTHER FOAM PARTS – For the green monster, I cut a mouth from a blue foam shape. For the blue monster, I cut arms from blue and legs from glitter green as well as a mouth from pink. The pink monster has pink foam wings cut from a flower foam piece. The purple monster has lips cut from pink foam.

The best part is that the kids will have a blast creating their very own monsters from this foam party tray! Perfect for a classroom, daycare, scout troup or party.

Have fun and Happy Halloween!

Glitter Foam Monsters

Rating: 51

Glitter Foam Monsters

What you need:

  • Darice Foamies Party Platter "Spangles"
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pom poms
  • Creatology Spooky Wiggly Eyes
  • Glue Dots
  • White craft glue
  • Scissors

What you do:

  1. Place platter in center of table and be sure tray is open, exposing all extra including craft supplies.
  2. Place additional supplies such as googly eyes, pipe cleaners, Glue Dots, etc on the table as well.
  3. Allow children to create their own monsters, no instructions required! I have included some notes below to help you out:

Notes from Amanda

ANTENNAE - Attach a pom-pom to the end of a piece of pipe cleaner using white craft glue.

POLKA DOTS - Use peel and stick craft jewels, shiny shapes and foam dots.

HAIR - Pom-poms or small pieces of pipe cleaners poked through the foam and bent to stay in place.

NOSES - Use pom-poms or glitter pom-pons for the noses.

ARMS AND LEGS - The pipe cleaners easily poke through the foam, then simply bend to secure and shape.

OTHER FOAM PARTS - For the green monster, I cut a mouth from a blue foam shape. For the blue monster, I cut arms from blue and legs from glitter green as well as a mouth from pink. The pink monster has pink foam wings cut from a flower foam piece. The purple monster has lips cut from pink foam.

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This post was brought to you by Darice, makers of the Creatology craft line for kids. I was compensated for this post, but the opinions and statements in this post are 100% my own.

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10 Responses to Glitter Foam Monsters

  1. 1

    I love these little guys! I bet my boys would have a ball with this craft.

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    michelle says:

    nice!!

  3. 3

    haha how cute!! ooo I mean how “scary” Love them! Sending this to my sister in law for my niece.

  4. 4

    how cuuuute are these? so fun, amanda!

  5. 5
    Nicolette says:

    Nice! Would you please put the exact link with the products you used? I tried to find them on the web site you’ve said but I had no result!

  6. 6
    Feveline says:

    really cute little monsters and so these vitamins! great for embellishments cards, scrapbooking and other media, thank you Amanda, I love it!

    thank you bizzz

  7. 7

    [...] By Amanda also made some glitter foam monsters using these Creatology foam platters. Hers are adorably cute, errr, I mean scary! Check them out [...]

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    Suzanne says:

    These are so cute. My boys will love these.

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