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3 Great Halloween Craft Ideas

These creepy mad scientist jars glow in black light!
These creepy mad scientist jars glow in black light!
Rhonda Greene

Can you believe it's September already? For those of us who are crafty, that means it's time to start thinking about the holidays, starting with Halloween! If you're itching to start into some Halloween crafting, here are a few ideas to get your gears turning.

Paintbrush Head Halloween Figures

This is a great activity for kids. Using a paintbrush as the head and hair, you can create spooky Halloween characters with aluminum foil and clay bodies. The possibilities for this craft are endless! Learn how to make paintbursh head Halloween figures.

Ghostly Milk Jug Jack-O-Lanterns

Start saving your empty gallons of milk now, so that by Halloween you will have enough to make a whole row of spooky, ghostly milk jug Jack-o-lanterns to line your sidewalks! They are lit with a string of white Christmas lights and decorated with permanent markers. So easy! Learn how to make ghostly milk jug Jack-o-lanterns.

Glowing Mad Scientist Jars

If your Halloween decorating tastes lean a little more toward the creepy, how about making a set of glowing mad scientist jars? These jars of fake body parts suspended in water look cool on their own, but the addition of a secret ingredient makes them glow under a black light! Make a whole row of them for a spooky countertop or windowsill display. Learn how to make glowing mad scientist jars.

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