Haunted houses are must-haves for Halloween! Check out how we turned these wooden houses into haunted houses!
Haunted house crafts are ideal for Halloween because they capture the spooky and mysterious essence of the holiday. Crafting haunted houses allows for creative expression and provides a hands-on activity that aligns perfectly with the eerie and festive atmosphere associated with Halloween. Children can explore their imagination, design haunted scenes, and engage in a fun and thematic craft that enhances the Halloween spirit. It’s a delightful way to combine creativity with the thrill of the season, making it a popular and enjoyable crafting choice during Halloween time.
Engaging in this creative project, we stumbled upon wooden houses at Action Nederland. My kids eagerly painted these miniature structures, infusing them with vibrant Halloween colors. To elevate the spooky ambiance, they meticulously attached Halloween cutouts, bringing to life a myriad of ghosts, bats, and cobwebs that emphasized the haunted theme. This hands-on activity not only fostered their artistic skills but also allowed them to immerse themselves in the festive spirit of Halloween, turning simple wooden houses into enchanting, eerie creations.
How to create wooden haunted houses:
- Wooden houses
- Paint and paintbrushes
- Colored papers
- Black and white markers
- Cricut (optional)
- Paint the wooden houses. Allow it to dry.
- Cut out the windows, bats, ghosts, cobwebs and moon from the colored papers.
- Outline the moon and the ghosts with the black and white markers.
- Decorate the wooden houses with the Halloween cutouts.
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