Crafty fun ...

Crafty fun ...

Halloween is a time for trick or treating; costume parties and carving pumpkins; a time for apple bobbing and ghost stories; but most importantly it is a time to celebrate the spookier things in life with fun craft activities like these.

What do your kids think monsters look like? With this cute Glitter Foam Monsters activity from Crafts by Amanda the possibilities are endless. The best part is, there is no right or wrong way to make your monster, just have fun. Other monster craft activities include Colourful Pasta Monster, Monster Treat Bags and Monster Party Hats.

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Pumpkins can be tricky and messy to carve but who says you can't use oranges instead. Orange you glad Crafty Moods came up with this easy Jack O' Lanterns Made From ORANGES! activity.

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From monsters to pumpkins, let's not forget bats and ghosts with this great DIY: Halloween Egg Carton Bats and Leaf Ghosts from Happy Clippings. Or perhaps try this Easy Texture Collage Ghost from No Time For Flash Cards. Lastly, this Ghost Feet activity is a fun craft that doubles as a keepsake from Be Different, Act Normal.

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Pave the path from the street to your front door, for trick or treaters, with this Ghost Jug and Haunted Spirit idea from Upcycle That. Just make sure you have the lollies ready.

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Once you have outside covered, set the mood indoors with these spooky ideas from Martha Stuart.

Glowing Ghosts
Shocking Silhouettes

Paper Mice Decorations

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For costume ideas check out these 50 easy DIY Halloween Costumes for kids from Slap Dash Mum. For face paint check out this skeleton tutorial from On My Honour or one of these seven face paint ideas from Fresh Home Ideas.

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Don't forget the cat or dog with these DIY costumes for your furry friends from Shrimp Salad Circus.

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Happy Halloween.