If you have children, this roundup is for you – we’ve gathered a whole bunch of cool DIYs to make some fun monsters for Halloween kids’ parties and just to have fun at Halloween with kids. They can be dolls and toys or even bowls and decor to make the party bolder and cooler. Read up and choose what you wanna make for your kids and with your kids and go ahead!
The first craft for today is monster cupcake and cake toppers – they are made of colored paper. They are super easy and fast to make you’ll totally enjoy the look they will give to your sweets. Make the toppers with eyes and spruce up your kids’ dessert table – choose your own shapes and eyes or use what you see in the tutorial and have fun!
Turn a usual plastic pumpkin into a colorful monster for holding sweets and candies – another great idea for your kids’ party dessert table. This pumpkin is carved to make some space to hold sweets, there are googly eyes and the bright color – coral – makes it fun and cool. Such bowls with candies can be also placed on your porch or in the entryway to give sweets to those who come for a Trick or Treat.
Grab usual paper and some sharpies and turn the paper into cool monster luminaries! Invite your kids to craft them – they will be delighted! The idea is about drawing monster faces on the luminaries, and you may also add some color to them. Then just insert battery tealights and make them light up your space or kids’ rooms!
Got some toilet paper rolls? Turn them into colorful and fun monsters for your kids to play with! The project is very simple: you paint the paper rolls, attach colorful pompoms and googly eyes and voila – the monsters are done! Head over to the tutorial to get more details about crafting and invite your children to make them.
Make a fun and cute colorful yarn monster for Halloween, and your kids will enjoy playing with it or them if you make several ones. You’ll need a cardboard piece or something else as a base and lots of colorful yarn, and googly eyes will crown the monster. The piece is super cool and fluffy, so get inspired and cheer up your kids at Halloween!
This project is for those who can sew or feel like trying it. This is a soft plushie – a colorful gobble monster, it can be gobbled up with lots of scrap, so your kids will be busy with it. Use the tutorial to make it, there are stencils and a full list of materials there. Sew some colorful and cool plushies and let your kids play with them whenever they want.
These little colorful dolls are amazing for Halloween and they look like real little monsters. They are inspired by Guatemalan worry dolls, made in a similar way (with wrapped wool) but considerably bigger, and also considerably more Yo Gabba Gabba like. These are basically clothespins wrapped in colorful yarn and with googly eyes on top. Make lots of different dolls and give them to your kids!
Here’s another cool craft using clothespins – these are colorful clothespin dolls with yarn and googly eyes, so monster-like! Making them is very easy and you can invite your kids to do that together – they are super funny. Such a craft can be also a nice activity for a kids’ Halloween party. Make some and let them enjoy the party and playing!
Rocks can be also turned into colorful and fun monsters, and such a craft won’t take much time or effort. Paint the rocks with colorful paints and add googly eyes on top and voila, you have a bunch of colorful Halloween monsters! Your kids can realize this craft themselves, too, so offer them to do that.
The last but not least craft for today is a quilling monster craft. The technique is pretty simple and you’ll be able to make these monsters even if you are a starter. The monsters are fully made of paper and you’ll add googly eyes on top. Enjoy!