These adorable Halloween ornaments are just to cute! They are easy to make with the family and you can make a ton of different colors and designs on them as well. You could use a square ornament to make Frankenstein, the oval to make a ghost, there are so many different ornaments that you could make to decorate your home, a tree outside or use them to decorate a wreath for your home.
The possibilities are really endless with these ornaments and it will have the family having a ton of fun! Your creativity is the limit with this project. I would be sure to wear old clothing or an apron while making these adorable ornaments. They can be a little messy when little ones are making them. However, they are a great way to make some wonderful family memories and traditions.
I have added step by step instructions on how to make the ornaments. The family will love this project and everyone will have a lot of fun.
Glass or plastic Christmas ornaments
Beacon Adhesives Glitter It Adhesive, 2-Ounce
Copper or Orange Glitter
Black Book Cover Paper (Dollar Tree or Dollar General) or Halloween Pack Outdoor 12″x12″ – Glossy Permanent Adhesive Vinyl Oracal 651
Empty Egg Carton
Paper (any kind will work)
Newspaper (for the table where your working)
Paper cups or solo cups
Step 1: Take your ornaments out of the box they came in and remove all the ornament hanging pieces from your ornaments. Place them in separate piles if you have different sized ornaments.
Step 2: Have a parent put in the Glitter it into the ornament. About a teaspoon to a tablespoon of glitter it will work. Now you will swirl it around the ornament so the whole ornament is covered. Pour the extra Glitter It into the next ornament or a paper cup you will want to let the ornament drain for a few minutes to get the extra out.
Step 3: You will now add your glitter color that you would like your ornament to be. The kids will swirl the glitter around the ornament till the whole ornament is covered. Then slowly pour the left over glitter onto a paper plate to be put in back into the glitter bottle.
Step 4: You will now place your ornament in the empty egg carton up right. Allow the glitter to dry for at least 4 hours to 24 hours sitting up right in the egg carton.
Step 5: The ornament are now dry and ready to have your hanging ornament placed back into the bulb. You will pinch the pieces together then put them into the bulbs again. Being careful not to scratch the inside of the bulb with your glitter.
Step 6: The child/ren are now able to take their paper and draw small faces that they would like to place on their ornaments.
Step 7: Once they have the face that they would like on their ornament. They will cut out the faces that they want to use.
Step 8: Trace the face onto the back side of your book cover or vinyl and cut it out. Let the kids apply their faces how they would like them. Let them get as crazy as they want it’s their ornament and it’s for Halloween. It’s part of the fun.
The Halloween ornaments are now complete and you can use them for other craft projects or hang them around your home. They are so adorable and will add great fall colors to your house at the same time. Let the Halloween fun begin!