The cutest Halloween crafts for kids

Posted on October 25th, 2018

Help your little one make these scary glove monsters and cup spiders for Halloween. By Kirsten Davids

Halloween crafts for kids

Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, your kids will love playing with these glove monsters and cup spiders.

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Glove monsters

You will need

  • Gloves
  • Batting
  • Needle and thread
  • Scissors
  • Buttons and felt for the face
  • Glue

Halloween Glove Monster

Method

  1. Decide how you would like your monster to look.
  2. Turn the glove inside out and stitch just below where you are going to remove the fingers and thumb.
  3. Cut off fingers and thumb. Don’t throw them away they can be stitched onto your monster for extra arms.
  4. Turn the glove right side out.
  5. Sew on the button eyes and glue on the mouth to create the face.
  6. Stuff with batting, making sure to get it into the end of each of the fingers.
  7. Stitch the opening shut.

Glove monster two

Cup spiders

You will need

  • Foam cups
  • Craft paint
  • Foam brush
  • Googly eyes
  • Large and medium round foam applicators
  • Black markers
  • Round sponge
  • Black pom-pom
  • Toothpick
  • Pipe cleaners

Method

  1. Paint cup in your colour choice. Allow to dry.
  2. Sponge a different colour paint onto the cup. Allow to dry.
  3. Glue on the googly eyes and pom-pom nose, and draw a mouth with the marker..
  4. Line up all the pipe cleaners and cut in half.. Bend each stem to make a “knee” and then a “foot”.
  5. Use the toothpick to make holes for the legs.
  6. Push the pipe cleaner legs into the holes and adjust so your spider stands.

Cup spiders