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Looking for a quick and easy last minute Halloween decoration that will spook your neighbourhood trick-or-treaters? This adorable up-cycled craft is exactly what you’re looking for! Check out these DIY glowing Halloween eyes craft for kids! They’re perfect for the whole family, and what makes these perfect for kids? They’re simple to design, and not too spooky. Make sure you’ve got an adult on hand to do some of the slicing and dicing to cut out these glowing eyes, and let the kids make the designs, and find a great place to hang them up!
Easy DIY Glowing Halloween Eyes Craft for Kids
There’s a good chance you’ve already got these supplies on hand! This makes for a perfect last minute Halloween decoration you can whip up in no time! Gather up all of those paper towel rolls you just knew you could put to use, for the ultimate spooky Halloween craft.
It doesn’t take much to make this craft, we’ll break down some of the details and supplies followed by some step-by-step instructions on how to make it yourself!
How to Get Your Kids set up With This Craft
This craft is really easy for kids to get involved with. Set them up with a marker and some paper towel tubes so they can design the eyes. Use our photos down below for some inspiration on spooky monster eye design! Once they’ve got an idea of what they want to do, they can trace it out onto the paper towel roll.
Now all you’ve got to do is use either an xacto knife, or pair of scissors to cut it out of the roll. All you’ve got to do after that is let them find somewhere clever to hang them up outside! Make these on Halloween night to surprise your guests, not to mention trick-or-treaters!
Where to Hang These Glowing Halloween Eye Crafts
Any shrubbery, or bushes you’ve got in your front lawn are a great start! If not, they could even go in flower beds, or grass! Like traditional Halloween decorations, they don’t need any power. In order words, with a little bit of duct tape you can put them wherever you want!
Supplies for Making DIY Glowing Halloween Eyes Craft for Kids
How to Make This DIY Craft For Yourself
Using your marker, draw your desired eye shapes onto your paper rolls. (Be creative, they don’t all have to match)
Carefully cut out the eyes using your utility knife and scissors.
Cut a piece of duct tape and seal one end of the paper roll.
Place your paper rolls in bushes, trees or shrubs around your home.
Light up the glow sticks & insert them into the tubes.
Watch as the eyes glow around you!
If you’re planning to have these in your bushes or home for Halloween, simply prep the tubes in advance and activate the glow sticks just before the trick or treaters start passing. If you’re having trouble positioning the paper rolls, you may want to try a few strands of duct tape.
- Using your marker, draw your desired eye shapes onto your paper rolls. (Be creative, they don’t all have to match)
- Carefully cut out the eyes using your utility knife and scissors.
- Cut a piece of duct tape and seal one end of the paper roll.
- Place your paper rolls in bushes, trees or shrubs around your home.
- Light up the glow sticks & insert them into the tubes.
If you’re planning to have these in your bushes or home for Halloween, simply prep the tubes in advance and activate the glow sticks just before the trick or treaters start passing.
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