Ghastly, Ghostly Noises

Ghastly, Ghostly Noises craft

Looking for a fun activity for Halloween, Mardi Gras, or the New Year? Kids can make noisemakers ahead of time to give as party favors.

  • 1.

    Collect several small recycled boxes, such as individual-serving cereal boxes. Inside each box, place outdated seeds (dry pumpkin seeds are great!) or other recycled items that rattle. Seal box flaps securely with Crayola® School Glue. Dry.

  • 2.

    Cover your work area with recycled newspaper. Paint boxes with Crayola Washable Kid's Paint and Paint Brushes. Dry.

  • 3.

    Use more paint to create funny or scary faces, or other holiday designs such as spiders, New Year's confetti, or Mardi Gras masks. Dry.

  • 4.

    Cut yarn in small pieces, tie together, and glue on top to form hair or spider legs.

  • 5.

    Ask an adult to make a small slit in each box bottom. Place glue on craft sticks and insert inside boxes to form handles. Add more glue on the outside to seal handles securely. Dry.