Category Archives: Halloween

LEAVES AND SPOOKS

I have included a pattern of a bare tree for this project, “Falling Leaves and Spooks.”  We start out with a black construction paper background and glue on the bare tree.  Then the fun begins with tearing little pieces of … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN CUBES

One thing teachers can easily get ahold of is 1/2 pint milk cartons.  Here is a project that’s easy and a way to send lots of empty milk cartons home.  What kid wouldn’t want to make a passel of these.  … Continue reading

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RESTING CATS

This project makes a set of cats, one sitting and one lying down.  Fun tack or glue dot them to the window and they can see inside and outside.  These are quick and easy to make.  The kids loved this … Continue reading

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BLACK SPIDER HEADBAND

It’s bigger than an “itsy, bitsy spider,” but the kids were singing the song never the less.  The 1st grade class loved doing this project, they wanted to wear them to lunch today.  The instructions, supplies needed and a pattern … Continue reading

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SPIDERS

Get ready for Halloween by making a bunch of “Hanging Spiders.”  They aren’t terribly scary looking unless, of course, you’re scared of spiders. There’s not much to making these, especially if you use glue dots.  And if you haven’t been using … Continue reading

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SCARECROWS

We did a draw-along lesson while drawing the scarecrows, then each student finished their fall picture with pumpkins, crows or whatever they chose.  We used watercolor pencils in this project.  The complete list of supplies and the directions for making … Continue reading

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WIRE COAT HANGER SCARECROW

This is a wire coat hanger project just in time for Halloween.  The patterns are for a two sided project, but if you want, you can use the patterns for (Side I) only.  We did this last year with the 5th … Continue reading

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JUST STACK ‘EM

It’s time to decorate for Halloween, but what to do with all those pumpkins!  This is our plan for this year—we’ll stack them—a “Pumpkin Totem Pole.”  Just a few pieces of construction paper, colored chalk, hairspray and crayons are all … Continue reading

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