Turn cardboard tubes into spook-tacular spirits, boo-tiful bats, scary spiders, and other DIY Halloween decorations. Perfect as Halloween party decor!
- Occasion: Halloween, Fall
- Ages: 4 - 8+
- Paint Brush
- No-Run School Glue
- Towel Rolls
- Wiggle Eyes
- Washable Paint
- Construction Paper
- Metallic Markers
- Clear Tape
Cut paper towel roll in half.
On one end, fold both sides of roll inward to create bat ears.
Paint roll. Let dry 1–2 hours.
Accordion fold a piece of construction paper.
Cut in Half
Cut a small slit in side of roll.
Pinch construction paper to flatten, and insert into slit.
Unfold and fan construction paper out. Tape to roll as bat wing.
Repeat steps 7-8 for second wing.
Glue wiggle eyes to roll.
Add mouth and fangs with marker.
Create any other creatures & display your decorations.
CIY Staff Tips:
- Younger crafters may need adult assistance for some of the finer cutting details.
- Create different creatures like a vampire, pumpkin, spider, or Frankenstein monster.