• Paper Plate Mummy Craft | A Few Small Adventures
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    Paper Plate Mummy

    Looking for a fun craft to make with your kids this Halloween? Why not try making this spooky paper plate mummy? All you need is a paper plate, strips of fabric, and some colour paper. They are super easy to make and look great too! Supplies Step 1 Make some bandages for your mummy, by cutting some white fabric into strips. My strips are 4 cm thick and I used 5 strips for this craft. You could also use some real bandages. Step 2 To make your mummy, take a white paper plate, bottom side up, and using a hole punch, punch holes on either side of his head, towards…

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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 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 2 Find a branch for your bats to hang from. I used a dead branch I found…

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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 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 the bottom section of the milk bottle, discard (or reuse) the top section. Step 2 To make the…

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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 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 your theme. Step 3 Once the paint has dried, draw some cute, funny…