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Creature Box

30 Minutes: 4 and up: Halloween
Creature Box

Creature Box

Creature Box
An Activity for School-Age:

During Halloween, even plain old boxes come to life as spooky characters!

Before You Begin:

Bring these creatures to life by gathering a shoe box, construction paper, paint and a wide variety of collage materials to create unique and spooky creatures.

Activity Goals:

To cultivate creativity and imagination with a unique holiday craft.

Furthermore:

Feed these creepy creatures as you go trick-or-treating!


Let's Get Started

STEP 1

Create a mouth by cutting a "U" shape from just below the shoebox opening.

STEP 2

Cover the shoebox with paint, collage, paper or any other materials and allow to dry completely.

STEP 3

Cut teeth out of white construction paper and add to the top and bottom of the opening of the shoebox.

STEP 4

Add pom-poms to the opening of the box like lips.

STEP 5

Create giant eyes by cutting out pieces of construction paper and gluing to the top flap of the box.

STEP 6

Continue to decorate your monster box using glitter glue, buttons and any other materials desired.

STEP 7

You can prop open your box by adding a craft stick to the inside of the box with tape so that the top flap of the box sticks up above the bottom of the box.

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