DIY & Crafts

Creepy crafts to make this Halloween

Author: Canadian Living

DIY & Crafts

Creepy crafts to make this Halloween

The fun of Halloween brings out the kid in everyone -- who can say no to treats, goodie bags and easy-to-make decorations? We've featured creepy crafts for you to make: magic potions, treat bags, pumpkin carving tips and ideas. And if Halloween creeps up a little too quickly and you're looking for a pumpkin without any luck, you can still frighten the little neighbourhood ghosts with Mr. Turnip Head and our pretty pumpkin craft.


Magic potion
An easy science experiment to do with the kids.




Halloween trick or treat bag
Help your kids to make personalized goodie bags.




Colour me scared
Turn a basic tote into a screamingly fun Halloween kids' craft.




10 face-painting pointers PLUS 3 simple looks to try
A professional clown shares tips for painting a fa-boo-lous Halloween faces.



Digital craft: Spooky Halloween invitations
Lure your friends to a pumpkin-carving party.




Halloween goody bags
Receiving Halloween sweets in these goody bags is a treat in itself!





Jack-o'-lantern crafts
Joyous jack-o'-lanterns
Our web guide to free pumpkin-carving patterns, tips and techniques.




In the boneyard
Use a few pumpkins to create this scary skeleton jack-o'-lantern.




Digital crafts: Jack-o'-lantern templates
Get creative carving inspiration with templates to print out.




Carve the perfect pumpkin
Sculpt a spooky pumpkin with these tips.




Faux pineapple finials
For unique jack-o'-lanterns, use pumpkins to create pretty pineapple finials.




Last-minute decorations
Make a pretty pumpkin
Turn inexpensive vinyl ducting into a creative Halloween decorations that's easy to make.



Mr. Turnip Head
No pumpkins left in the patch? This last-minute Halloween project has similarly spooky results.






Get everything ready for Halloween: homemade costumes, decorations and pumpkin-carving ideas, plus, party menus and bonus recipes in our complete guide to Halloween fun!
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