If you are looking for a fun way to spend some time with your preschoolers or elementary age kids you may want to consider doing Halloween crafts. Whether you are leading up to the day or trying to pass time on Halloween itself crafts can be a great way to spend time together. When considering the array of craft choices many may be to daunting for small hands and even smaller attention spans. Choosing the right craft that can be done easily and quickly by the small people in your life will make the difference between a fun afternoon and a long one. In addition it is important to choose crafts that do not require working with sharp or hot instruments that can cause unintentional injury. So if you are looking for a fun way to spend time with your kids here are some Halloween craft ideas for young children-
· Candy Corn Pin-This is a simple and cute little Halloween pin made from craft foam with a pin back. This craft is very easy to do, even for the youngest kids.
What you will need:
Orange, yellow, black, and white foam
2 wiggle eyes
1 pin back
Instructions for the project: Find a template of a candy corn online or draw one freehand for the size you desire. Cut out the pieces on cardstock and then trace them onto the foam. Cut out all the pieces of the colored foam. Glue the white and yellow pieces onto the orange piece. Glue on the eyes and the smile. Have an adult glue the pin back onto the back of the candy corn.