DIY Monster Crafts

Slime. Will the rage ever go away? We LOVE slime at Project Kid, and when it comes to crafting for Halloween, it was so easy to make this cute monster house with a slime theme! Making monsters might be our favorite type of project because there are no rules. We are not trying to make our characters look like something that already exists, so let your kids be creative and use what you have in your craft drawer!

Start with a shoebox and go from there. Maybe your monster house has three stories? Remember…no rules, NO RULES!

1.Use double-stick tape to cover the inside of a small shoebox (approximately 6x9x3 in.) and a square gift box (approximately 3x3x3 in.) with craft paper. We used solid black on floors and ceilings and patterns on walls.

2. With a pencil, trace each box opening onto Astrobright vulcan green paper, and within the traced shape draw a wavy, drippy slime border, as shown. Cut out and glue around the open side of each box.

3. Add accessories to the room like art on the wall (framed in straws), a Lego table slimed with puffy paint (don’t worry; it peels right off!), or a pendant lamp made with a mini paper cup and a yellow bead for the lightbulb.

3 Ways to Make a Monster: blender + pipe cleaner + googly eyes

2. pom-pom + paper straws + googly eyes

3. kitchen sponge + felt

Photo by Dane Tashima, Styled by Pam Morris.

September 25, 2019| Early Elementary, Grown-Up, Halloween, Holidays, Older Elementary, Preschool, Tween to Teen