Halloween Crafts for Kids

Scary Bone Hunt

Invite your friends to a Scary Bone Hunt this Halloween. After they find the bones, they can make them into scary glowing "bone" people.

What You'll Need:

White cardboard


Glow-in-the-dark paint and markers



First draw and cut out lots of different-sized bones from cardboard. Hide them around the Halloween party room. Be creative with your hiding places -- bones can be tucked inside books, under rugs and chair cushions, even slipped inside a bushy plant. If you are having your bone hunt outdoors, you might want to weight the bones down with small pebbles so they don't blow away.

When all of the bones have been found, lay out newspapers and paint the bones with glow-in-the-dark paint. When the paint is dry, use glow-in-the-dark paints and markers to make faces on the bones. These scary bone people are great party favors for your guests to take home.

On the next page you'll learn to make grinning ghosts and goofy jack-o-lanterns to liven up your haunted house.

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