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    Halloween Bat Mobile

    Looking for a super simple decoration this Halloween? Why not try making this bat mobile using black paper bats and a branch. Supplies Black cardstock or paper Scissors Black thread String Sticky tape Double sided tape Tree branch Cricut (optional) Step 1 Let’s get batty. Cut some little bat friends from some black cardstock or paper. I used my Cricut to cut my bats using an image within the Cricut Design Space. But you could also download a printable template online or draw your own. My bats are 2 sizes, the larger one has a wing span of 14cm and the smaller one has a wing span of 8cm. Step…

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    Milk Bottle Trick or Treat Baskets

    Looking for a fun craft to make this Halloween? Why not try making these cute milk bottle ‘trick or treat’ baskets. They are super easy to make and look great! You could also use them for boo baskets. Supplies Plastic milk bottle / jug Scissors Craft knife Hole punch Split pins Paint / paint pens Sticky tape Step 1 Take an empty plastic milk bottle and using a craft knife and/or scissors cut the bottle all the way around just under the handle. To make the first incision I used a craft knife, but then swapped to scissors to finish the cutting. For this craft we will only be using…

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    Egg Carton Pumpkin Garland

    For Halloween this year the kids and I made this super easy pumpkin garland. It looks really cute hanging on our mantel. Supplies Egg carton Orange paint Black marker or fine line pen String Needle Scissors Step 1 To create your pumpkin shapes cut down an egg carton into the egg cup shapes in the bottom of the carton. To do this we removed the lid, then cut the bottom in half and then into pieces. Finally we trimmed them into a nice round shape. Step 2 Now it’s time to paint your little pumpkins. We chose to paint ours orange but you could have multicoloured pumpkins or whatever suits…