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Monday, October 10, 2011

Puffy Paint Handprint Ghost Magnets & Tissue Paper Ghosts for Halloween!

I couldn't hold off any longer on our Halloween fun!
The Lil Divas were begging for pumpkins, witches, bats, spiders and ghosts!

So I decided to put a few things on the back burner for now
& dive in to all the Halloween fun!

Puffy Paint Handprint Ghost Magnets



What You Need:
shaving cream
glue
black foam
paint brush
black paint


What to Do:
1. Mix shaving cream and glue to create your puffy paint. I don't measure and honestly it's never come out wrong so this is pretty forgiving. I use more shaving cream than glue but I am generous with the glue so that it sticks well.

2. Let child paint their hand - be sure to encourage them to apply puffy paint generously!



3. Press onto the black foam and allow to dry a little but not completely.

3. Using a small brush add eyes and mouth


4. Add magnets to the back of each foam piece add dates, names, etc if desired.


5. Proudly Display!



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Easy Tissue Paper Ghosts



What You Need:
tissue paper (used from gift wrap)
tissue (kleenex)
pipe cleaner
permanent marker


What To Do:

1. Make a ball out of the tissue/kleenex and cover it with the tissue paper pinching to make a head


2. Tie w/pipe cleaner and add eyes & mouth using permanent marker.



3. These little guys make great decorations!


Books:


Bern

9 comments:

  1. I really the puffy paint ghost! They are super cute.

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  2. Those puffy paint ghosts are wonderful! Once the glue is mixed into the shaving cream, does it just dry puffy like that? I've never tried that before and I think my guys will love it. :)

    Mandi at BBM

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  4. What a fun idea to combine the puffy paint, hand prints and Halloween. They came out so cute!

    ~Emily
    http://puppydogtails.blogspot.com

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  5. What adorable ghosts!! I love the foam ones!

    Always love seeing you on Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy

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  6. These are fun crafts. I just have to try these with me grandsons! Thanks for the ideas and simple directions. We will be surrounded by ghosts!

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  7. These look great! I love your ghosts!

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  8. Love the idea of homemade puffy paint. I can't wait to get my little man's hands dirty :) I also featured your puffy paint ghost on my friday favorites post and would love it if you came by and checked it out at http://ktdesigns-katania.blogspot.com/2011/10/friday-favorites-halloween-fun.html
    Thanks,
    Katania

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