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Not all monsters are scary! Create these cute monster crafts with the help of glue and a handful of wiggle eyes.
Not all monsters are scary! Create these cute monster crafts with the help of glue and a handful of wiggle eyes.

Reminder: Small materials, such as wiggle eyes, can be a choking hazard for small children, so close adult supervision is a must.

1. Monster Feet

Perfect for stomping, tromping, and roaming through imaginary lands—these feet are a fun addition to the dress-up area.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

2. Sock Puppets

Maybe the monster under your child's bed is just an old sock waiting to become a star in monster theater.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

3. Monster Headband

Kids can wear their monster creations on their heads!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

4. Tissue Box Monsters

Add teeth and eyes to an empty tissue box to instantly create a scary monster!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

5. Handprint Monsters

Glue a few wiggle eyes to your child's hand and foot prints to make a few silly monsters.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

6. Paper Bag Monsters

Grab some craft supplies and transform paper lunch bags into monsters!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

7. Bookmark Monsters

Practice beginner level origami to fold these bookmarks, then decorate to create these book monsters!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

8. Monster Supply Caddy

Recycle empty shampoo bottles into cute monster cups, to store pencils or markers.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

9. Cardboard Tube Monster

Craft an entire family of monsters using empty cardboard tubes.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

10. Printable Monsters

Download this free printable "build a monster" pack. Kids can use their imagination to create whatever monster combination they want!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

11. Glove Monsters

Ever wondered what to do with all those single gloves? Turn them into glove monsters!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

12. Monster Eyeball Frame

Add wiggle eyes to a funky frame to make a frame fit for a monster masterpiece! 

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

13. Monster Finger Puppets

Chenille sticks + wiggle eyes = these quick and easy monster finger puppets.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

14. Yarn Monsters

Use yarn to create these quick and easy critters.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

15. Glitter Slime Monsters

What's more fun than slime? Monster slime, of course!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

16. Rock Monsters

Go on a nature walk, have your kids collect some rocks, then paint to make little rock monsters.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

17. Painted Pot Monster

Drip paint to make these (messy) monster pots.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

18. Paper Plate Monsters

Give ordinary paper plates a scary twist by turning them into monsters! 

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

19. Tissue Pom Pom Monsters

Create giant tissue paper pom poms, then embellish them with wiggle eyes and chenille sticks to make fun monster decorations!

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

20. Monster Tentacles

Use felt to make these spooky simple tentacle finger puppets.

20 Monster Crafts to Make with Your Kids

 

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